Optional STAR-Lite Training Continuing Education Credits (CEs)

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Professional Continuing Education Credits for

The STAR-Lite Training: Learning Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience in a Single Day

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Donna Minter, PhD, LP
Certified STAR Trainer, National and International Experience
Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychologist, and Forensic Psychology Examiner
Founder and Executive Director, Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute

Crixell Shell, MS
Associate Peacebuilding Trainer
Rule 114 Community Mediator
Coming to the Table Facilitator

When terrible things happen, our peace has been stolen from us.
Let's build peace back into our lives and communities.

STAR-Lite is an evidence-based, single-day research and practice-supported peacebuilding training integrating neuropsychology, trauma healing and resilience, restorative justice, nonviolent conflict transformation, and broadly defined spirituality. The goal of the training is to become trauma-informed, resilience-oriented, and restorative justice-focused in our lives and communities. STAR-Lite is for individuals who wish to learn the basic STAR concepts and models within a shorter-time frame than the five-day STAR Training. While STAR-Lite is not a pre-requisite or replacement for the full STAR Training, it may serve as a refresher course for graduates of the full STAR Training. STAR-Lite is designed for those wanting to understand psychological trauma toward building peace within their spheres of influence.

Inclusive of the traditional medical model understanding of psychological trauma, STAR and STAR-Lite are designed for those seeking to address psychological trauma from a broader bio-psycho-social-spiritual perspective toward seeking truth, mercy, justice, and peace within their spheres of influence.

The STAR-Lite Training objectives:

a. Learn various types of trauma and common responses to psychological trauma.
b. Learn the links between unhealed trauma and cycles of victimhood and violence.
c. Learn the basic STAR trauma healing and resilience models and associated practices.
d. Explore ways to apply trauma healing, resilience, and restorative justice practices toward building peace within your sphere of influence.

In Minnesota:

  • 95% of STAR & STAR-Lite graduates rated the trainings as “Very Good” to “Excellent”
  • 100% STAR graduates increased their confidence to appropriately aid and assist when their clients, family, friends, and community members face stressful and traumatic circumstances.
  • 98% indicated they recommend the STAR & STAR-Lite to others.

STAR-Lite has been approved by the Minnesota Professional
Boards for Continued Education (CE) Credit and for Continuing Legal Education (CLE).

CE Certificates for 6.5 hours of continuing education credit
will be provided for $35/trainee for:
Social Workers, Teachers, Nurses, LMFT, Psychologists, LPC, LPCC, LADC

CLE Certificates for 5.5 hours of standard continuing legal education credit will be provided for $35 for attorneys.

Please note that it is still necessary to register on the STAR-Lite Training webpage if you are purchasing CEs/CLEs.

All of Peacebuilding's trainings are available by contract arrangement for community groups, schools, organizations, and corporations. Please email inquiries to info@mnpeace.org

The Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute (aka Peacebuilding) is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan public charity nonprofit organization transforming psychological trauma into nonviolent power. Our mission is to instigate, train, and support racially, sexually, ethnically, culturally, religiously, and economically diverse individuals and organizations to become trauma-informed, resilience-oriented, and restorative justice-focussed empowering communities in Minnesota, the USA, and around the world. www.mnpeace.org

The STAR Training is a program of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA www.emu.edu/star

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