Note: CDT CREDENTIALING DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPT 28TH DUE TO HURRICANE HARVEY
Due the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey on our community, Collaborative Divorce Texas is extending the deadline for members to submit their applications for credentialing to Thursday, September 28, 2017. This deadline extension applies to all members across the state. CDT will accept credentialing applications that are either (1) hand-delivered to the Collaborative Divorce Texas office by 5:00 p.m. on September 28, 2017 or (2) postmarked no later than September 28, 2017. Applications should be mailed or hand-delivered (Monday-Thursday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Friday 8:30 am to noon) to 5420 LBJ Freeway, Suite 626, Dallas, TX 75240 (NOTE: the sign on the suite will read Hance Law Group). If you have any questions regarding this application deadline extension, please contact our Executive Director, Ronda Robinson by email or by phone at 972-386-0158. Our thoughts and prayers are with all our members, their clients, family and friends effected by Hurricane Harvey.
How do I become a Credentialed Collaborative Professional?
Collaborative Divorce Texas (formerly known as The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas), offers two levels of credentialing based on training and experience (please review information below).
Applications to become or renew as a Credentialed Collaborative Professional:
Credentialed Collaborative Professional (2020)
Master Credentialed Collaborative Professional (2020)
Verification in Lieu of Participation Agreement (2020)
Renewal for Credentialed Collaborative Professionals
Renewal for Master Credentialed Collaborative Professionals
Note: You must download these applications to your local computer before filling out your application. You can fill these out on your computer but you must print and sign your application in order to submit for consideration.
Requirements for Credentialing
|Requirements||Credentialed Collaborative Professional||Master Credentialed Collaborative Professional|
|3 consecutive years prior to application year||Same|
|Licensing and Professional Certification||In good standing with your applicable professional certification or licensing board for the 5 years prior to application||Same|
|Experience||8 concluded collaborative cases in 3 years prior to application
20 concluded collaborative cases over career
|50 concluded collaborative cases in career|
|Confidential Peer Recommendations||At least 3 positive confidential professional recommendations solicited by the review committee from your submitted list of collaborative cases||Same|
|Training and Education||Attended Basic Collaborative Training; and within 5 years of application, attended:
|Leadership and Service||N/A||Leadership and significant service to the collaborative community (e.g. planning committee, trainer, speaker, CDT or IACP committee member, CDT or IACP board member, etc.)|
|Fees||Application fee: $50
Acceptance fee: $150
Annual renewal fee: $50
All fees are non-refundable and in addition to annual dues
|Application fee: $100
Acceptance Fee: $200
Annual Renewal Fee: $100
All fees are non-refundable & in addition to annual dues
*Collaborative Divorce Texas ("CDT") was formerly known as The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas.