The Trauma Certification Program is intended for Therapists and Counselors, which include but is not limited to: Ph.D., LPC, LCSW, SW, LMFT, and allied professionals in the fields of behavioral health and mental health. View a list of approved continuing education providers.
The instructors for Trauma Model Certification include: Colin A. Ross, M.D. and Melissa Caldwell Engle, MS, LPC, ATR. The level of the activity is intermediate and advanced.
Requirements for participating and completing The Ross Institute Trauma Model Certification Program:
The primary goals of the Ross Institute are:
The Objectives of the Trauma Model Certification Program are:
The Trauma Certification Program is a home study program. There is no time limit for completion of the program. All participants must purchase and read The Trauma Model: A Solution to the Problem of Comorbidity in Psychiatry; Trauma Model Therapy: A Treatment Approach for Trauma, Dissociation and Complex Comorbidity and eleven articles from peer reviewed psychiatric journals. Purchase and watch four DVD's on Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Therapy Role Play, and Trauma, Depression and Borderline Personality Disorder. Listen to one CD entitled "Self-Mutilation". Once you have read and reviewed all the materials you must pass a multiple choice exam with a minimum score of 75% and sign consent, waiver and release of liability form before obtaining Trauma Model Certification and/or CE credit.
30 CE credits will be awarded to APA psychologists
49.50 clock hours for NBCC counselors and Texas State Social Workers
*Please note that 8.25% sales tax will be added to orders shipped to Texas.
Steps to obtain certification:
Required certification training materials:
If you need assistance, please call Tere at 972-918-9588.
The Ross Institute will refund the entire certification cost including all materials if they are returned un-opened and un-used. All books, DVD's, and CD's are shrink wrapped. If items have been opened and you want a refund, we will refund the certification cost of $121.00, but we cannot refund any of the purchased materials once opened. The Ross Institute issues the certification. Participants purchase the books and DVD's through Manitou Communications, a separate company owned and operated by Colin A. Ross, M.D.