Annual renewal is required to maintain an active endorsement with SCIMHA. Renewals are due annually by December 31. The following is required to renew:
PLEASE NOTE: Documentation of training hours are due by December 31. SCIMHA membership renews in June; although current SCIMHA membership is required to renew endorsement by December 31.
*Continuing education hours are added to the applicant's Training section in EASy. Up 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 first renewal year immediately following the year endorsement was achieved.
For example, if an applicant earned endorsement in 2022, the applicant does not need to provide documentation of 15 clock training hours to renew endorsement that year. However, an active SCIMHA membership is required.
1. By December 31, 2022: $25
2. By Jan 31, 2023: $50 ($25 renewal fee + a $25 late fee)
If an endorsed professionals does not renew their endorsement by Jan 31, 2023, they will be removed from SCIMHA's 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:
Applications do not go through another formal review process. Applicants who have previously passed the exam do not need to retake the exam.