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Certified Human Services Associate (Pending)

NOTE: New certification candidates remain in "Pending" status while undergoing credentialing. Pending status is removed when the candidate successfully completes credentialing requirements.
The Certified Evidence-Based Associate (CEBA) program is a structured curriculum of training and self-study credentialing procedure established to prepare individuals for a career in human, social and justice services. It also aids in the recruitment and retention of skilled and talented staff members who become part of a nationwide network of professionals devoted to improving their effectiveness and enhancing the performance of their agencies and organizations.

Program Outcomes

Successful completion of the certification will indicate that you have achieved:

  • An Understanding of the Various Human Services Careers 
  • An Understanding of Evidenced Based Practice as Part of Service Delivery and Intervention Strategies
  • An Understanding of Motivational Interviewing Skills and its use in Service Delivery
  • An Understanding of Trauma Informed practice for consumers, service delivery agencies, communities, and management of self
  • A Review of the Values and Attitudes that are at the Foundation of a Career in Human Services 
  • A Review of the Knowledge, and Skills Necessary to Support of Consumer’s seeking services
  • A Review of the Meaning and Practice of Cultural Humility 
  • A Review of Evidence Based and Trauma Informed Intervention and Interviewing Strategies 
  • A Review of Social Work Ethics and response to Ethical Dilemmas that may present themselves in the workplace. 


Satisfy minimum requirements established by the Society for Evidence-Based Professionals (EBP Society) as shown below.

  • Initial Application & Assessment - Pay required application fee and complete a pre-certification assessment.
  • Earn 13 Continuing Education Training Hours - by participating in our online self-paced certification masterclass, successfully complete course exercises, quizzes, and the post-course final exam.
  • Earn 5 Continuing Education Training Hours - through combined hours of required reading and online eLearning training on Evidence-based content.
  • Earn 2 Continuing Education Training Hours - by completing the in-person Post-Course Debrief (PCD) conducted live - onsite or remote as scheduled by faculty.
Duration: 12 months
Price: $250.00