By January 31 of each year, all Endorsed professionals are required to:
Documentation of training hours along with the $15 Endorsement® Renewal fee are due by January 31. SCIMHA membership renews in June; although current SCIMHA membership is required to renew Endorsement® by January 31.
*Education and training is added to the applicant's Training section in EASy. Up to 7 hours spent in the role of IMH-E® / ECMH-E® Application Advisor/Reviewer and/or IMH-E® / ECMH-E® 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 is required to renew Endorsement® for that year.
If an Endorsed professionals fails to update their SCIMHA annual membership and/or submit evidence of at least 15-clock hours of continuing education by January 31, they will be removed from the Endorsement®Registry.
To be reinstated to the Endorsement® Registry after removal, the professional must:
Step 1: Renew your SCIMHA membership on-line (if lapsed).
Sept 2: Update your endorsement credentials in EASy:
Applicants who have previously passed the exam do not need to retake the exam.