Internationally Recognized Certification Programs in Traumatic Stress and
Crisis Management Specialties

The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress® in collaboration with the National Center for Crisis Management® offer members the opportunity to achieve certification in traumatic stress and crisis management specialty areas. There are 17 specialty certifications which fall into one of two programs: Certifications in Traumatic Stress Specialties or Certifications in Crisis Management Specialties. The specialty certifications are listed below under their respective program headings.

All certifications and credentials obtained by members are recognized by both the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and the National Center for Crisis Management. The certificate awarded to successful candidates indicates this dual recognition. Furthermore, all awarded certifications are included in the member’s profile in the Professional Directory of the National Center for Crisis Management, the associations' online directory and referral network. The Professional Directory is available online through a searchable database.

Certifications in Traumatic Stress Specialties

Members are afforded the opportunity to achieve certification in 13 different Traumatic Stress Specialties. Applicants must complete the Application for Certifications in Traumatic Stress Specialties and provide the requisite documentation of their knowledge, training, education and experience related to the traumatic stress specialty area for which they are applying.

 

• CERTIFICATION IN FORENSIC TRAUMATOLOGY (C.F.T)
• CERTIFICATION IN BEREAVEMENT TRAUMA (C.B.T.)
• CERTIFICATION IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (C.D.V.)
• CERTIFICATION IN MOTOR VEHICLE TRAUMA (C.M.V.T.)
• CERTIFICATION IN SEXUAL ABUSE (C.S.A.)
• CERTIFICATION IN DISABILITY TRAUMA (C.D.T.)
• CERTIFICATION IN RAPE TRAUMA (C.R.T.)
• CERTIFICATION IN PAIN MANAGEMENT (C.P.M.)
• CERTIFICATION IN STRESS MANAGEMENT (C.S.M.)
• CERTIFICATION IN ILLNESS TRAUMA (C.I.T.)
• CERTIFIED CRISIS CHAPLAIN (C.C.C.)
• CERTIFICATION IN CHILD TRAUMA (C.C.T)
• CERTIFICATION IN CRISIS INTERVENTION (C.C.I.)

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CERTFICATION IN TRAUMATIC STRESS SPECIALTIES

Certifications in Crisis Management Specialties

Members are afforded the opportunity to achieve certification in four different Crisis Management Specialties. Applicants must complete the Application for Certification in Crisis Management Specialties and provide the requisite documentation of their knowledge, training, education ad experience related to the crisis management specialty area for which they are applying.

 

• CERTIFICATION IN EMERGENCY CRISIS RESPONSE (C.E.C.R.)
• CERTIFICATION IN SCHOOL CRISIS RESPONSE (C.S.C.R.)
• CERTIFICATION IN UNIVERSITY CRISIS RESPONSE (C.U.C.R)
• CERTIFICATION IN CORPORATE CRISIS RESPONSE (C.C.C.R.)

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CERTFICATION IN CRISIS MANAGEMENT SPECIALTIES

Use of Specialty Area Credentials

Members who achieve a certification through the Traumatic Stress Specialties or Crisis Management Specialties program may use either of the following credentials and description to denote their achievement depending on which type of specialty certification achieved:

FOR MEMBERS ACHIEVING CERTIFICATION THROUGH THE TRAUMATIC STRESS SPECIALITIES PROGRAM:

Robert J. Miller, Ph.D., C.M.V.T.
Certified in Motor Vehicle Trauma
American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
in collaboration with the National Center for Crisis Management

FOR MEMBERS ACHIEVING CERTIFICATION THROUGH THE CRISIS MANAGEMENT SPECIALITIES PROGRAM:

Robert J. Miller, Ph.D., C.S.C.R.
Certified in School Crisis Response
National Center for Crisis Management
in collaboration with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress