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A Professional Credential
Certification acknowledges facilitators as Centering experts for their patients and within their organizations. It serves as a quality measure that supports Centering practices with model fidelity, expansion and sustainability. When facilitators achieve this recognition it reinforces the practice's commitment to the high quality evidence-based Centering model of group care. Available and open to anyone facilitating Centering groups at a site - clinical and non-clinical staff - CHI offers two levels of certification.
Certified Centering Facilitator (CCF)
Becoming a CCF adds credibility and authority for facilitators as Centering experts and offers a professional certification to their resume. Affordable and achievable for facilitators of all levels, this credential is a recognition of advanced facilitation skills and personal investment in Centering.
$149.00, (includes upfront non-refundable $25 application fee) and is valid for three years.
All requirements must be completed within 3 months of submitting online application. If deadline is not met, application is considered incomplete and CCF candidate will need to submit a new application with accompanying $25 fee.
Certified Centering Facilitator Trainer (CCFT)
CCFT is intended for highly experienced and successful Centering facilitators, who have previously achieved CCF status. It requires completion of individual milestones and a commitment from their institution. CCFTs can lead in-house trainings at their Accredited site.