Becoming an Executive Function Specialist

Are you interested in becoming an executive function specialist?

Do you want to make a BIG impact on others and help them reach their goals? Here are the steps. 

Step 1:
Posses One of the Credentials Below

Become a Professional Education Therapist 

To become an Ed Therapist you need specific coursework in a range of areas related to instruction and development. Learn more about that process here

Become a Credentialed Teacher 

Complete a teacher credentialing program and share documentation of an active teacher credential. You can learn more about that process here

Posses a Master Level Degree in a Related Field 

Demonstrate mastery in a related field that contributes to enhancing a client's executive function. This may include therapists, counselors, etc. Reach out to discuss your credentials. 

Step 2:
Pass a Background Check 

While you may have already completed this in your credentialing program, ensuring the safety of children and clients is our top priority. 

Step 3:
Complete EF Specialists Coursework & Practicum 

Once you have demonstrated the appropriate credentials, the next step is to complete the EF Specialists coursework and supervised practicum. The coursework is a series of instructional videos and questions, as well as a written piece to demonstrate your knowledge. 


The practicum includes a minimum of 100 supervised hours in which you work with an Executive Function Specialist to learn strategies, techniques and professional dispositions that allow you to effectively support clients with executive function challenges. 


Once these steps are completed, you will be listed in our EF Specialists directory as an approved provider.  

Want to discuss a pathway for you? 

Using the buttons below, you can either schedule a consult or sign-up to begin the review and certification process.