Postpartum Support International (PSI) Professional Certification Program
The Postpartum Support International Certification in Perinatal Mental Health is designed to create a structure for professional education and evaluation, and a standardization of training and experience to inform families and payers of perinatal mental health specialists. The certification curriculum requirements build on existing evidence-based perinatal mental health certificate trainings, adding an advanced-training component. For detailed information on individual Certification requirements, please visit http://www.postpartum.net/professionals/certification/.
Exam appointments are made in advance subject to availability. The exam/appointment testing time limit noted on Pearson VUE web pages reflects the total appointment time, including an NDA, exam time, and survey.
Postpartum Support International Certification Exams and Exam Preparation
Postpartum Support International Certification exams are components of the PSI Certification in Perinatal Mental Health program. The exams are computer-based assessments of knowledge, competencies, and skills related to disciplines such as Perinatal Mental Health Risks, Protective Factors, and Interactions and use a multiple-choice format.
As preparation for the PSI Certification exams, recommended study materials are available. For more information please visit http://www.postpartum.net/professionals/certification/certification-faqs/.
Postpartum Support International Certification Program Agreement
Prior to starting the PSI Certification in Perinatal Mental Health, you will be asked to agree to the terms and conditions of the PSI Certification in Perinatal Mental Health Program Agreement
Exam Retake Policy
You can retake the exam three (3) times. You must wait three (3) months between each exam. An additional fee must be paid each time you register for the exam.