Correctional health and mental health professionals must provide effective, efficient care to a high-need, high-acuity population while navigating strict security regulations, crowded facilities and unique legal and public health considerations. To meet these challenges, continual professional growth is essential. CCHP recognizes the special skills and knowledge necessary to provide care in the complex world of corrections. CCHP-MH specialty certification goes one step further for QMHPs in providing formal recognition for practitioners who have engaged in ongoing, focused and targeted professional development and is validation of one’s dedication to continuing competence and quality service delivery.
- Outline the eligibility criteria and application process for CCHP and CCHP-MH certifications
- Discuss how to prepare for CCHP and CCHP-MH exams
- Review the recertification process and continuing education requirements