Provisional certification with advanced standing (PCAS) is granted through the Department of Public Health to graduates of DPH-approved higher education programs in early intervention after satisfactory review of completed application and transcripts.

Application for PCAS must be completed within one year of completion of higher education program.

Application for full certification (CEIS) must be completed within three years from the date PCAS is issued.

To apply for full certification (CEIS), applicants must have worked at least 1440 hours in a DPH-certified program after PCAS is awarded.


This information is provided by the Early Intervention Program within the Department of Public Health.

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