STAR Certified Trainer Admission Criteria

Admission Criteria

  • Successful completion of the Practitioner level (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated initiative in incorporating STAR into current work
  • An academic background in one of the STAR disciplines (e.g. psychology, neuroscience, conflict studies, restorative justice, theology), or equivalent qualifying experience
  • Recommendation of STAR Levels I and II trainers
  • Located in a geographic location that is of strategic interest to STAR
  • Prior training or teaching experience and demonstrated competence
  • Two recommendations from professional colleagues
  • Effectively promoting STAR in personal and professional areas of influence

Equips participants to:

  • Lead STAR Level I official trainings

Support and benefits from STAR/EMU include:

  • An evidence-based curriculum developed over a ten year period
  • Access to all Level I power points and accompanying talking points
  • Participation in annual updates to STAR I materials and updated materials
  • Provide access to the STAR Learning Community, a Moodle web forum
  • Listing of training events on STAR website
  • Provided with evaluation instruments for collecting data and updates on STAR research findings
  • Twice yearly webinars/teleseminars with other STAR certified trainers
  • STAR e-zine to share with your mailing list and e-zine text for use in your newsletters.
  • STAR flyer template for marketing off-campus STAR I trainings and a high-resolution STAR/EMU logo for creating advertisements
  • Ability to participate in a STAR network of creative, like-minded people doing significant work
  • Listed on STAR website as a Level I trainer
  • Referral of local and regional requests for presentations and trainings
  • Up to two hours of individual mentoring/coaching/consultation with STAR EMU staff or CJP faculty per year (more time is available for purchase—-$50 for 20 min; $100 for 40 min, $120 for 1 hour)

Fee for Certified Trainer Status:

  • $500 annual fee after completion of application requirements