Train the Trainer Application

Our Train the Trainer Program (T4T) offers in-depth and personalized instruction in the Sources of Strength curriculum. As Sources of Strength is a highly-effective, evidence-based program, it must maintain its integrity and fidelity through careful selection of trainers.

Certification Requirements

  • Participate in a four-day Advanced Skills Session Training
  • Observe at least two school trainings
  • Co-train at least two peer team trainings
  • Train on his/her own at least two school trainings
  • Commit to providing training in accordance with Sources of Strength protocols in a safe and ethical manner
  • Provide own transportation
  • Maintain open communication with the Sources of Strength national team

If you are from a smaller school system or region that cannot provide six training opportunities in 12 months it may be more cost-effective and reasonable to have one of our national trainers provide the training in your area.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • Must have previous training experience
  • Must NOT have experienced the loss of a close family member, friend or acquaintance to suicide within the last two years

Please Provide

  • Complete the webform below
  • A copy of your current CV/resume to
  • A letter of support from your supervisor including a statement of her/his willingness to allow your participation in the required program training activities as described above

If you have any questions about this application, please contact Daniel Adams by email at or by telephone at 701-471-7183.