Trauma Stars Series

CHRIS Training Institute Trauma STARs Series

Enhance your knowledge of trauma-informed care. Continuing Education credits available for clinical professionals.

CHRIS Training Institute Trauma STARs Series

Enhance your knowledge of trauma-informed care. Continuing Education credits available for clinical professionals.

Training that changes lives

Attend one of our free live events serving as our introduction to trauma, or attend all sessions from our in-depth series such as Trauma STARs for Individuals or Trauma STARs for Leadership to gain the tools necessary to address trauma in a number of environments. Upon completion of the courses, all participants will receive an official certificate. Clinical professionals will also receive continuing education credits.


Training That Enhances Your Career

Gain the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to identify and 

meaningfully address trauma in personal, professional, workplace 

and clinical settings.

For Clinicians

Earn continuing education credits toward your bi-annual continued education accreditation, and gain valuable insights and practical strategies that can make a lasting impact on your clients. Trauma STARs offers an engaging and comprehensive training experience designed expressly for clinical professionals to provide you with the most up-to-date learnings on trauma and equip you with the latest tools to address trauma-informed situations and foster trauma-informed care

For Social Service Professionals

Gain practical tools and expert insights from our leading trauma-informed care program, provided to empower you to better understand and assess trauma, develop trauma interventions, and conduct trauma assessments to inform long-term care strategies. Trauma-informed responses can make a lasting impact on individuals, teams, and organizations. Trauma STARs is an engaging and comprehensive training series designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of trauma and equip you with the tools to address trauma-informed situations and foster trauma-informed care.

For Schools

Our school-oriented informed training is designed to help teachers and administrators make the connection with students, reduce disciplinary days, and create trauma-informed environments. The training consists of three key areas: child safety, early intervention, and support for families.

Most Popular Series

What is Trauma?

This live training is free and open to the public. Gain an informed and professional understanding of what defines trauma and how it impacts the daily lives of those it touches.

Trauma STARs for Individuals

A 5-session series on how to identify trauma, assess trauma, approach situations from a trauma-informed perspective, and intervene when a client demonstrates trauma.

The Impact of Gender and Sexuality

This training is for those professionals and individuals that need to better understand the current realities for the LGBTQ+ community, basics of sex, gender, gender identity, and more.

Leaders In Trauma-Informed Care And Training

CHRIS 180 is on a mission to heal children, strengthen families, and build community. For more than four decades, CHRIS 180 has been providing behavioral health and child welfare services to children, youth, and families in Greater Atlanta. We were among the pioneers in adopting the concept of “trauma-informed” care and introduced our renowned training program, Trauma STARs®, in the mid-2000s. As an organization that prioritizes trauma-informed approaches, CHRIS 180 is the leading trauma-informed care provider in Georgia. Our goal is to improve our community by providing children, adults, and families with high-quality, trauma-informed behavioral health services and support systems. CHRIS 180 ensures that all newly hired staff members receive training during their orientation on understanding trauma, identifying its signs, and delivering care and services in a trauma-informed manner.

How to Sign Up

Sign up today and get access to:

  • Tools for assessing and diagnosing trauma (for Clinicians)
  • Tools for trauma-informed leadership
  • Tools for Intervention

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CHRIS 180, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7126. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CHRIS 180 is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.