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Online Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies

Serve Individuals and Communities Better with Trauma Certification

100% Online Coursework

Low-Cost Tuition Initiatives

Career-Connected Curriculum

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  • Duration 1 year
  • Cost per Credit $475
  • Credit Hours 15

Program Benefits

  • Five courses focused on trauma, self-care and resiliency strategies
  • Learn from industry-experienced faculty members
  • Receive a Christian, liberal arts education
  • Earn your grad certificate online while working
  • Competitive tuition rates with convenient payment plans
  • Now accepting applications – no app fee

Get the Latest Trauma Graduate Certificate

Trauma, resiliency, and self-care are trending topics of research in today’s complex behavioral health arena. In this flexible online graduate certificate program, you will develop a deeper understanding of how to assist trauma-affected individuals with effective strategies. CSP Global’s career-connected, POST-approved coursework will empower you to make a lasting impact by applying knowledge learned from industry-experienced faculty members.

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The Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies consists of 15 credit hours. Our career-connected curriculum features courses that explore trauma and stressor-related disorders, the impact of trauma on the developing brain, and the behavioral health aspects of trauma. Each class is taught by two professors from different human services fields to ensure a unique, multidisciplinary perspective.


Program Outcomes

  • Foster self-care, body-based mindfulness in patients experiencing trauma.
  • Understand prenatal and child development issues and strategies.
  • Use trauma-informed care practices in the field when working with those impacted by trauma.
  • Teach relevant sleep improvement and stress management practices.
  • Be prepared with crisis intervention and de-escalation strategies.

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies program from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application.
  • To submit official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  • A personal statement.
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Tuition Details

The online Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies costs $475 per credit hour, making your total tuition $7,125. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are available to help you pay for your education.


At CSP Global, you’ll have support from industry-experienced faculty who will offer guidance and answer your questions as you earn your human services certificate online. It’s yet another way the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

With over 25 years of experience and more than 40 online programs, CSP Global is a pioneer in online education. As part of our diverse online community, you’ll receive a liberal arts education guided by Lutheran principles. The career-connected curricula, flexible learning options, and alumni connections available at CSP Global mean you’ll graduate ready for success. We are committed to delivering online programs with the same quality as our on-campus learning.

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Financial Aid

CSP Global is committed to initiatives that keep college affordable. In addition to financing your education with federal student aid and private loans, you will be eligible for a tuition discount offered to online students (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP Global is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor can help you apply for financial aid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of CSP Global’s programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

Yes. You will move through the program with the same group of students.

No. Your coursework can be completed 100% online.

Any transfer credits will need to be approved by the program director.

At this time, our online program is offered only as a full-time program.

No. You do not have to complete an entrance exam for this program. Explore admissions requirements.

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