Part of Starr Commonwealth’s mission is to increase accessibility to trauma-informed, resilience-focused, evidence-based intervention tools and programs. By providing these resources to child advocates and professionals in school, agency, and community settings, the knowledge that is so critical to ensuring positive future health outcomes for survivors of trauma is able to be put into practice.

There are multiple ways to complete courses and achieve certification - online courses, in-person trainings, and conferences. Starr's library of courses is centered upon two certification tracks:

Certified Trauma Practitioner - Educational

Trauma-Informed Resilient Schools
Teaches school professionals how to create trauma-informed schools and classrooms. The training focuses on resilience, exploring the core values and Read more.
Resetting for Resilience
Builds upon Trauma Informed Resilient Schools. There is a strong focus on understanding the link between private logic and deficits Read more.
Healing Trauma and Restoring Resilience in Schools
Takes participants deeper into the brain science of trauma and toxic stress. The polyvagal theory, epigenetics and the science of Read more.

Plus two additional courses from list below. Save money by purchasing a course bundle.

Certified Trauma Practitioner - Clinical

Children of Trauma and Resilience
Introduces participants to a trauma informed and resilience focused mindset and teaches participants about toxic stress and trauma, how to Read more.
Structured Sensory Interventions II
Will help you experience the evidence-based, structured sensory interventions that are presented in our foundation course, Children of Trauma and Read more.

Plus three additional courses listed below. Save money by purchasing a course bundle.

Become a Starr Certified Trainer

Have you earned your Certified Trauma Practitioner Certification? Are you interested in promoting Starr Commonwealth programs and interventions? Be a part of the Starr Commonwealth organization as a Certified Trainer! If you have expertise in strength-based trauma practices and are a good communicator, then you are an excellent candidate for this Certified Trainer Program.

Learn more about becoming a Certified Trainer.

Additional Courses

In addition to our core certification courses above, Starr offers a myriad of
elective options to cater to each professional's needs and area of expertise.