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Annual Endorsement Renewal 

Annual renewal is required to maintain an active Endorsement with SCIMHA. Renewals are due annually by January 31. The following is required to renew: 

    • An active annual SCIMHA membership (as of January 31 of the renewal year);
    • A minimum of 15 clock hours* of continuing education related to the Endorsement competencies each year** 
    • A minimum of 12 clock hours of ongoing reflective supervision/consultation (only for those who are Endorsed at a category that requires reflective supervision/consultation).

PLEASE NOTE: Documentation of training hours are due by January 31. SCIMHA membership renews in June; although current SCIMHA membership is required to renew Endorsement by January 31.

*Continuing education hours are added to the applicant's Training section in EASyUp to 7 hours spent as an Endorsement application advisor or reviewer or an exam reviewer counts toward the 15 hours each year.

**The documentation of 15 clock hours of training is not required for the year immediately following the year Endorsement was achieved.

For example, if an applicant earned Endorsement in 2020, the applicant does not need to provide documentation of 15 clock training hours to renew Endorsement in 2021. However, 2021 SCIMHA membership and continuing reflective supervision/consultation (if required for category) is required to renew Endorsement for that year.

Renewal Fees:

1. 2022 by January 31: $25
2. 2022 between Feb 1 - Feb 28: $25 late fee

If an endorsed professionals fails to renew his or her Endorsement by Feb 28, 2022, they will be removed from the Endorsement Registry. 

To be reinstated to the Endorsement Registry after removal, the professional must: 

Step 1:  Renew their SCIMHA membership online (if lapsed).

Sept 2:  Update their Endorsement credentials in EASy:

  • Register or log into existing application on EASy;
  • Add any new education, work, in-service training and reflective supervision/consultation experiences that have been accrued since removal from the registry;
  • Get three updated reference ratings (via EASy)
  • Pay Endorsement Processing Fee (varies dependent upon category).

Applicants who have previously passed the exam do not need to retake the exam.

Questions? Email SCIMHA Endorsement Coordinator Jean Cimino

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