CPSP Documentation


Updated on September 20, 2023

Certification Fees

Certification Review Panel Fees
Certification review panel fees are due before deadline for the scheduled review panel, typically, 60 days before the review panel date.

Review panel fees are non-refundable, but if a candidate cannot attend a scheduled review panel, the fees may be transferred to another scheduled review panel.

The $250 review panel fee is due each time a candidate sits for a review, if their certification requires that they have a review panel.

Certifications requiring a review panel are:
Clinical Chaplain/Pastoral Counselor
Associate Clinical Chaplain/Pastoral Counselor
Pastoral Psychotherapist
Certifications that do not require a review panel:
Clinical Fellow/Associate in Hospice and Palliative Care
Clinical Fellow/Associate in Substance Use and Addiction
Clinically Trained Minister
The certificate fee covers the cost of the certificate, shipping, tracking, and replacement if the certificate is lost or arrives to the candidate damaged.

Replacement certificates may be ordered if a certified member loses or damages a certificate or has a name change. The cost of the replacement certificate is half the current cost of the certificate, and that cost covers shipping and tracking.

Schedule of Certification Fees
Effective January 1, 2019

Diplomate (DS, DPP)
$250 Review panel fee
$150 Certificate

Clinicians (CC/PC, ACC/APC, PP)
$250 Review panel fee
$100 Certificate

Hospice and Palliative Care (HPC, AHPC)*
$100 Certificate
No review panel required

Substance Use and Addiction (SUA)*
$100 Certificate
No review panel required

Clinically Trained Minister (CTM)
$100 Certificate
No review panel required

*HPC, AHPC, and SUA certifications require that a candidate
is first CC/PC, ACC/APC, or PP certified.

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