Course Approval

ATSS training approval for trainings, workshops or courses

ATSS training approval guarantees that your training, educational event or course will fulfill or contribute to the requirememts for ATSS professional certification. If you are offering educational courses, trainings or conferences, or other educational programs that would enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals providing services, response or treatment to trauma victims and survivors, and would like to promote your training as ATSS approved for our three certifications, please complete the training approval form. Please click here to complete the training approval form online.

Please submit the following information for review.

  • Title and description of the training, workshop or course
  • Objectives
  • Location, date(s) and time(s) of the training, workshop or course. If this is offered online, please provide access information
  • Length of the training, workshop or course in hours with start and end dates
  • Target audience
  • Fee for training, workshop or course
  • Name(s) of the presenter(s)
  • Brief biography or CV of the presenter(s)
  • Contact information for the primary presenter
  • Any additional relevant information, such as number of credits or Continuing Education Units (CEUs), prerequisites, etc.
  • Fees where applicable must be included with the approval application form

Please note: ATSS does not provide CEUs.


Please submit the training/workshop/course information at least 30 days in advance of the training date to the ATSS office at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    Please call our office at 864-294-4337 if you have any questions.

You will be contacted by the Professional Development Committee upon acceptance or non-acceptance of your submission. If approved and upon receipt of payment if applicable, the training/workshop/course will be posted on the ATSS website. Postings remain active for six months or until completion of the training/workshop/course. 

Inclusion of any training/workshop/course on this list does not constitute approval of any particular organization or its services. The information provided is maintained by the respective individuals/organizations in charge of the training/workshop/course and they are solely responsible for their content. Approval the ATSS Education and Training Committee simply means that the structure and operational protocol of the training event fulfills the requirements and principles for certification. ATSS approval does not mean that we endorse the particular model/approach. The development, practice and training of trauma interventions and approaches remains the subject of personal and professional liability of the provider.

Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists