Recommended Training Options for Director of Human Resources (DHR) Certification

There are two levels of DHR Certification:

Training: 220 hours of continuing education units (CEUs) earned at an accredited university or community college or through an approved professional development provider*

Training: 220 hours of CEUs earned at an accredited university or community college or through an approved professional development provider*

Add the “E” for Experience and Education: A minimum of three years of current, consecutive experience as a Director of Human Resources AND a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited university. (Adding the “E” is an opportunity for us to recognize our veteran directors for their expertise.)

The training requirements for both levels are the same. You can satisfy them by completing a combination of the following:

70 CEUs

Satisfies most core requirements

ACSA Academies

Collective Bargaining Basics (3.5 CEUs)

  • Satisfies the Core requirement for Collective Bargaining

Evaluation and Performance Management (6.5 CEUs)

  • Satisfies the Core requirement for Employee Performance Management

Leaves of Absence (3.5 CEUs)

  • Satisfies the Core requirement for Leaves of Absence

Advanced Management and Supervision (6.5 CEUs)

  • Satisfies the Core requirement for Management and Supervision

Payroll Concepts (6.5 CEUs)

  • Satisfies the Core requirement for Payroll and the Business and Technology Sides of Human Resources

TOTAL: 100 CEUs

Remaining training requirements may be completed through an approved professional development provider offering courses in these areas:

Benefits Administration

Conducting Employee Investigations

Employer/Employee Relations

Employee Training and Development

Merit Systems and Personnel Commissions

Risk Management (as it relates to workers’ compensation)

Workers’ Compensation

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*CEUs earned at the university or community college level are valid indefinitely; CEUs earned through an approved professional development provider are valid for four years.

Need assistance with CASBO Director of Human Resources Certification?

Katie Altamura

Professional Development Specialist, Certifications

certification@casbo.org

(916) 562-2505