The CMHP designation is a professional credential for an unlicensed mental health practitioner with advanced related education and on-the-job experience providing direct services to clients in both inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment settings.  The CMHP credential is a designation of professional competency and does not grant practice rights under state statute.

CMHP applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field.

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 CMHP-specific standards and all mandatory forms.


*** Please note: Supervision documentation templates for the On-the-Job Supervision certification requirement are posted online under Policy and Procedure. The templates are not required however list minimum requirements for certification purposes.