The CBHT designation is an entry-level credential for person’s who assist primary counselors and therapeutic staff by providing clinical support services to adults or children who are receiving substance abuse or mental health services in residential programs, in-patient settings or community based programs.  The CBHT requires a minimum of a high school diploma or general equivalency degree.

The CBHT designation is an entry-level credential for people who provide clinical support services to adults or children who are receiving substance abuse or mental health services in residential programs, in-patient settings or community based programs.  The CBHT requires a minimum of a high school diploma, general equivalency degree or higher.

The CBHT credential is recognized by Florida’s State Medicaid Plan.


Certification Application Process:

Step 1:  If you do not already have one, you MUST create an online account in the FCB certification system.  Click here to create your free, online account.

Step 2:  Apply for certification from your FCB online account. 

General FCB policies and procedures that apply to all applicants are available here.

Please scroll to the bottom of this page for the CBHT-specific standards and all mandatory forms.


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