Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress
Diplomate, The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress



Members of the Academy may apply for the designation Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress --Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

To achieve this credential, a comprehensive application and examination, along with supporting documentation, are utilized in concert to validate a member's experience in working with survivors of traumatic events, knowledge of the literature and level of education. The Diplomate credential establishes a much needed standard for professionals, across disciplines, who regularly work with survivors of traumatic events. It is the aim of the Academy to have all of our members achieve Diplomate status.