Become a Certified TraumaWise Trainer

Make a Difference as You 

Educate with Practical Tools, Empower the Community, and Expand Hope

Can You See It?

Imagine a world where you're not just another person with information to share, but a beacon of hope.

Where your voice resonates, not just in a room, but in the hearts of those who've faced trauma and those who support them. 

This isn't just a course. It's your call to share your voice and stories to empower your community and increase their capacity with practical tools.

Why TraumaWise?

Trauma is more than a buzzword.

It's a lived experience for countless individuals.

As a TraumaWise Trainer, you won't just disseminate knowledge; you'll be the bridge between understanding and healing.

Dive deep, connect authentically, and be the change.

Benefits that  Transform  

Not only will you be a part of community transformation, but you will grow and expand your own capacity!
Shared Expertise

Go beyond the surface.

Delve into both theoretical knowledge and hands-on application of trauma-informed practices.

Increased Skillset

Master the art of teaching with a unique blend of empathy, clarity, and passion.

Supportive Community

Join an extensive network of professionals.

Share, learn, and grow in a community that's as dedicated as you.

Course Structure


6-9 transformative months. Start teaching within 6-weeks of program start as part of practicum.


A perfect blend of live interactions and on-demand sessions. Learn at your pace, but never alone.


Dedicate 2-4 hours a week. Time will fly when you're making a difference.

And More...

Learn From Lived-Experience
  • Main Instructor: Renae M. Dupuis. Not just an instructor, but a mentor, a guide, a fellow traveler on this journey.
  • Co-Facilitation: Learn by doing. Co-facilitate sessions, get real-time feedback, and refine your craft.
Tools for Your Journey
  • Access: All you need is a computer, internet, and the passion to make a difference.
  • Materials: Dive into our rich, digital resources. Every piece, handcrafted for your learning.
Unwavering Support
  • Office Hours: It's not just about queries. It's about connection, understanding, and growth.
  • Community: Engage, share, and bond. Our closed online community is your safe space, your sounding board.

Beyond the Certification
  • Impact: As a certified TraumaWise Trainer, you're not just recognized. You're part of the solution.
  • Opportunities: From our TW Trainers Database to facilitated training sessions, your journey with us continues. Grow, thrive, and lead.

Your Next Step

You've read this far because something resonates. That voice inside? It's telling you this is your path. Listen to it.

Payment details

Flexible Plans

Pay-in-full or choose from our 3-payment or 5-payment plans. We believe in your dream and want to make it accessible.

In Full

A small price for a lifetime of impact.



$700 deposit upon acceptance + two (2) $675 monthly payments.



$700 deposit upon acceptance + four (4) $350 monthly payments.



What is the TraumaWise Trainer Certification program?

The TraumaWise Trainer Certification program is a comprehensive course designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to deliver Trauma-Informed Practices and Learning Group training sessions. It covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of trauma to advanced training methodologies.

Who is this program for?

This program is for parents, professionals, community leaders, educators, counselors, and anyone passionate about trauma-informed practices and looking to make a significant impact in the field.

How long is the program?

The program spans 6-9 months, combining live sessions with on-demand content to offer a holistic learning experience.

How much time should I dedicate each week?

Participants should plan to dedicate 2-4 hours a week to the program, which includes live sessions, on-demand content, assignments, and co-facilitation sessions.

What is the cost of the program?

The program costs $2,000 in full. We also offer flexible 3-month and 5-month payment plans for those who need them.

Are there any prerequisites for the program?

While there are no strict prerequisites, a background or interest in counseling, psychology, education, or a related field can be beneficial.

How is the program assessed?

Assessment is a mix of quizzes, assignments, self-assessments, cohort assessments, and real-time training scenarios (practicums). The focus is on the application of material in real-world settings.

When is the application period?

The TraumaWise Trainer Program will accept applications during 4 periods each year. 

For 2024, they are as follows:

  • 2024 Cohort B  (training begins Jun 1) - applications May 9 - 30, 2024
  • 2024 Cohort C  (training begins Sep 1) - applications Aug 9 - 31, 2024
  • 2024 Cohort D  (training begins Dec 1) - applications Nov 1 - 15, 2024

Will I receive a certification upon completion?

Yes, upon successful completion of the program, participants will be certified to provide TraumaWise Trainings and Learning Group training sessions.

What post-course opportunities are available?

Certified trainers will be added to the TW Trainers Database, which is publicly searchable. They'll also have opportunities to facilitate training sessions, engage in continuous learning, and more.

What if I have more questions or need support during the program?

Participants can reach out during regular office hours or through a dedicated email. There's also an online community forum for peer support and interaction.

How do I enroll in the program?

You can apply directly on our website. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and training cohorts typically begin on the 5th day of the first month of each quarter.

Is there any technical requirement to access the course materials?

Participants will need a computer with internet access, an email account, and the ability to access Google Drive for team projects.

I'm not tech-savvy. Will I be able to navigate the course?

Absolutely! Our platform is user-friendly, and we provide guidance on how to access and utilize all course materials. Plus, our support team is always here to help.

Can I get a refund if I decide the program isn't for me?

We offer a 14-day refund policy from the start date of the cohort. If you feel the program isn't right for you within that period, you can request a full refund.

Are you ready to make an impact?

Your journey begins with a simple application. New cohorts start every quarter. The next seat has your name on it.