Is the HHS Credential right for you?

Health Homes Specialist - HHS CredentialIf you are a professional in one of the groups below, you may be interested attaining the Healthy Homes Specialist credential:

  1. Individuals who have been certified or licensed as lead risk assessors, radon measurement professionals, or mold professionals—These individuals have developed a basic expertise in a specific environmental hazard in the home and are interested in expanding their capabilities and services.

  2. Registered Environmental Health Specialists seeking to demonstrate their experience and expertise in housing.

  3. Public Health Nurses seeking to document their expertise in healthy homes.

  4. Health department and housing agency staff seeking to document their expertise in healthy homes or better position their agencies to receive U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Healthy Homes grants.

  5. Licensed pest management professionals seeking to expand their services—Resolving pest problems using integrated pest management techniques essentially relies on a knowledge base similar that of the Healthy Homes Practitioner.

  6. Certified home inspectors seeking to expand their business by adding healthy homes to their standard services.