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Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience Pathway


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Florida State University offers a Professional Certification on Trauma & Resilience.

Florida State University now offers a Certification on Trauma and Resilience Series that provides a comprehensive foundation of knowledge of the effect of trauma and the elements of resilience. This series of courses will prepare professionals to provide culturally competent, trauma-informed services, and build resilience in themselves and the people they serve.

This course enables professionals to develop the knowledge and skills they need to understand the impact of adult and child trauma, along with the keys to resilience. It is specifically designed for a multidisciplinary audience, with content that will inform and advance the knowledge and skills of professionals in many fields.

Upon successful completion of each course, students are issued a downloadable Certificate of Completion. Additionally, various professions receive Continuing Education Units or In-Service Training hours. Please refer to each Level’s page for complete information:

As a reminder, this is a noncredit program which does not earn academic credit.

The program is self-paced and fully online. Participants have 24/7 access to the course materials so they can work around their busy schedules. Also, participants have access to the course for one year from enrollment date.

Participants must work through each chapter module completely before the chapter quiz is released. Participants must earn at least an 80% on the quiz before the next chapter is released. The quiz can be retaken an unlimited number of times.

Upon successful completion of the last chapter (Chapter 10 in Level One and Chapter 8 in Level Two), the Final Exam will be released. Participants must score at least an 80% to pass the exam. The exam can also be taken an unlimited number of times.

Level One includes 20 hours of course content and ten chapters of research-based readings, case scenarios, multi-media materials, assignments, and quizzes.

Level Two includes eight chapters and 15 hours of course content with research-based readings, case scenarios, multi-media materials, assignments, and quizzes.

For a more detailed course description, please visit our website's professional development course page here:

Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience: Level One

Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience: Level Two



To obtain Discount Codes, please contact IFVS at

Discount codes MUST be entered in the Promo Code field during the registration process and cannot be applied after the registration is submitted. Before submitting your registration, please verify that your due total reflects your discount.

We currently offer discounts to the following populations:

  • All active/inactive U.S. Military – 10%
  • FSU Alumni – 10%
  • FSU Students – 10% 
  • FSU Faculty & Staff – 10%
  • Group Discounts also Available

*Discounts are not cumulative. Only one discount can be used per student. Visit the website for full details on how to qualify.


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