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Renewal Information

Annual Renewal

In order to maintain certification, both Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS) and Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainers (CBIST) are required to pay the annual $65 renewal fees and submit the annual renewal application satisfying the respective continuing education requirements.

Certificants who do not submit the required fee and renewal application (including continuing education documentation if requested) will become inactive and not permitted to use the CBIS/T designation. 

Please note that certificants are allotted a 60-days renewal grace period post certification expiration date without penalty. Certificants are able to submit the required documentation up to 90 days past the certification expiration date with the addition of a $25 late fee; however, CEU documentation must be within the 60-days grace period time frame.

Certificants who do not renew within this time period and would like to reinstate their credentials will be required to resubmit all application materials (including fee) and retake the examination.

For our most recent listing of current certificants, please visit here.  

During the first year of certification, there is a free one-year subscription to the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. However, as an exclusive benefit, renewing ACBIS certificants have the opportunity to renew their subscriptions to the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation for only $50 per year (regular subscription price is $129.99). 

Has your information changed? Complete the online ACBIS Contact Information Update Form. You will need your ACBIS User ID and Password.

Forgotten your User ID and Password? Use the ACBIS Credentials Recovery Form to retrieve your credentials.

Please contact the ACBIS office at 703-761-0750 x 632 for further information or assistance.

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Christine Chen   Tiffany Epley (*for Renewals)
Professional Services Program Specialist      Professional Services Program Assistant
Phone: 703-761-0750 ext. 631
  Phone: 703-761-0750 ext. 632
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