Steps and Costs* for Becoming a STAR Practitioner or Certified Trainer

STAR Level I
This 4.5 day training is the foundation of STAR and introduces the theory, processes and basic tools for addressing trauma, breaking cycles of violence and building resilience. Admission is open: minimum age 20 years. Seminar fee: $749.* Click here.

This 4.5 day training deepens knowledge of STAR frameworks and processes, strengthens the ability to present the concepts and lead the activities, and equip one to integrate and adapt STAR to a particular population. Completion of the Level II training qualifies one to apply to be a STAR Practitioner. Prerequisite: STAR Level I. Admission criteria: recommendation of the STAR Level I trainers. Price: $899.00.* Click here for more information on Level II.

STAR Practitioner
Equips participants to provide presentations and workshops of up to two days based on the STAR content. Those interested in becoming a STAR Practitioner may apply once they have completed the STAR Level II training. Price: $249. Click here for requirements and benefits.

STAR Certified Trainer
There are multiple pathways to becoming a Certified Trainer. Price: Certified Trainers enter into a Memo of Understanding with the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. Click here for admission requirements and benefits.

A customized process can be designed for organizations making STAR a part of their program.

Zehr Institute Webinars