Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)
Certification as a Prevention Specialist is based on internationally adopted professional standards established by the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). The Tennessee Certification Board recognizes two levels of prevention credentialing in Tennessee.
- Certified Prevention Specialist I (CPS I)
- Certified Prevention Specialist II (CPS II)
The type of certification sought depends on the applicant’s level of professional work experience in the prevention field, educational background and knowledge base.