Program Details & Application Process – Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level II

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Applications for the 2022-23 Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level II cohort are now closed. If you would like to know when applications open for the next cohort, or have any other questions, please let us know below. You are also welcome to write to our Admissions Team at

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Applicants must have completed our Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level I or be a graduate of The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.


Tuition for Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level II is $5,995. A $500 deposit is due at the time of enrollment to secure your seat in the training. The remaining balance may be paid in full or in two or four installments.


We are committed to keeping the cost of this training as accessible as possible. We are tremendously grateful for the investment of our donors who make it possible for us to offer this high-touch, immersive experience. We offer a limited number of scholarships for those experiencing financial hardship as well as multicultural scholarships for applicants from underrepresented racial or ethnic communities. Applicants may request to be considered for these scholarships within the application form.

If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please indicate so on the application form and then respond to the following prompts in 500 words or less:

What kind of impact do you imagine that receiving this training in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level II would have on you, your work, and/or your community? Please share anything regarding your financial situation that we should take into consideration when reviewing your scholarship request.

Please submit your response as a short essay to

Application Process

In order to apply, please submit our online application. The application requires approximately 30 minutes and must be completed in one sitting. Applicants will be asked to respond to questions about your previous Certificate experience, experience participating in a group, experience leading or facilitating groups, and ways you have gone deeper into your own story. In addition to your online application form, we will reach out to your NFTC Level I Facilitator as a reference. A $50 application fee is required to submit your application.


Because we believe this work is sacred, and because of the capacity required to engage in this level of work, we are thoughtful in our review process and cannot guarantee that every applicant will be admitted. We work to be transparent throughout the process, and will notify applicants of our Review Committee’s admissions decision within 6 weeks of application completion.