The Certification for Evidence-Based Practitioners (CEBB) program is a structured curriculum of training and self-study which provides an outstanding vehicle for professional development and helps individuals become highly knowledgeable and skilled in the common elements of evidence-based approaches. It is offered via 3 channels;

  1. as an online on-demand,
  2. at our annual pathways conferences and workshops, and
  3. scheduled by agencies as in a private setting for their teams

The CEBP program recognizes and advances the performance level of practitioners. 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to complete the certification program?
Certification process must be completed within 90 days of initiation. Participants typically combine credits earned online or onsite through live and on-demand events, onsite training conducted at their agency. Optionally they may provide proof of other approved EB training they have received within the previous 12 months.

What are requirement for certification?

  • 15 Continuing Education Training Hours of training on Evidence-Based approaches obtained as follows - Masterclass online on-demand, live online and conference/workshops, and other elearning courses- at ours or at your location.
  • Draft and implement a strategic action plan in collaboration with identified colleagues you work with.
  • Submit a report on your implementation to the certification commission

Candidates who complete the requirements are recognized as having earned their Certification in Evidence-Based Leadership (CEBL), and are recognized in our community of evidence-based professionals and online on the EBP Society ( website, plus official automated documentation recipients may generate online as needed.

What are requirement for Re-certification?

Re-certification - can be earned through the following process;

Please submit a brief 2,000-word document or email that discusses (a) the items mentioned below, (b) evidence-based approaches training that you received or delivered during the previous 2 years at your organization or community, and (c) how your work and your agency or organization have benefited from you becoming certified. In your documentation please reflect the following;

  • 10 CE Training Hours on evidence-based content accumulated during your 2-year certification period. Training received via Joyfields Institute, or other approved provider, plus

  • 5 hours: earned through a combination of;
    - Implement a project focused on evidence-based initiative at your agency
    - Training and/or perform combined hours of required reading and online eLearning training on Evidence-based content

What does certification cost?

This comprehensive program bundle designed to help you become evidence-based and certified with our full expert support and guidance. This program option includes;

  • 2 years of EBP Society subscription
  • Access to self-paced, on-demand Masterclass
  • Access to all eLearning on EBP Society users platform
  • Access to introductory EB webinar
  • EB resource ebook
  • Expert coaching
  • Online resources 24/7 access
  • Certificate of completion, and
  • Professional Certification credential

Your total investment is $500 ($170 if renewing. Must be logged in).

What else do I get with my certification?

  • EBP Society users membership/subscription for 2 years
  • Access to the self-paced, On-demand Evidence-Based Masterclass
  • Access to all eLearning on EBP Society users platform.

Where are the personal attendance requirements fulfilled beyond the online participation?

Personal attendance requirements may be fulfilled via our conferences and workshops held yearly onsite and online, and feature the proctored review sessions. Some agencies choose to bring the program to their location.

Please access the user dashboard to review available eLearning courses to both become educated in EB approaches and fulfil your certification requirements.

Duration: 2 years
Price: $500.00