The BPS Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) program is a credential for pharmacists who have met the eligibility criteria below and who in their unique practice provide person-centered care that ensures the safe, appropriate, evidence-based, and cost-effective use of medications in the treatment of persons with mental illness.
The purpose of the BCPP program is to validate that the pharmacist has the advanced knowledge and experience to optimize outcomes and recovery for patients with mental illness by:
- Designing, implementing, monitoring, and modifying treatment plans for patients.
- Educating patients, health care professionals, and other stakeholders.
- Providing leadership in the health system and public policy to improve the health of persons with mental illness.