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September 2013Vol. 14, No. 7Certified Parent Support Provider Training

The Certification Commission for Family Support offers the only national certification for the Certified Parent Support Provider (CPSP). The CPSP certification identifies and defines the best practice standards for parents helping other parents who have children between the ages 0 and 26 with emotional, behavioral health, substance use, and intellectual disabilities.

The CPSP website provides online materials with an overview of the certification, testing, and an application. Applicants must register with the Certification Commission for Family Support to create a user ID and password. Resources include the following:

  • The 2013 Candidate Handbook
  • The 2013 Code of Ethics
  • The 2013 Application
  • Information for Recertification
  • Available Scholarships

For more information, or to apply for CPSP certification, visit the Certification Commission for Family Support website: