Therapeutic Life Story Work Certificate

"'Stories are important,' the monster said. 'They can be more important than anything. If they carry the truth.’" -Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls


Earn the first ever U.S. based Certificate in Therapeutic Life Story Work!


International life story work expert Richard Rose, AAP, MBA, BPhil, PGSWE, PQCCA, CQSW, of Child Trauma Intervention Services (CTIS) and Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC) are delighted to debut this advanced education opportunity for Master’s level therapists, counselors or social workers committed to supporting individuals who have experienced trauma or disrupted attachments. Learn more about Richard here!

Six full day in-person series completed over six months. Spots are limited!



Part I Part II
January 10, 11, 12 June 6, 7, 8
9 am – 5 pm 9 am – 5 pm


Cost $1250 which includes:

6 full days of specialized training over 6 months


Free copy of Life Story Therapy with Traumatised Children by Richard Rose

Certificate awarded upon completion of the series

Listing in exclusive Therapeutic Life Story Work practitioner directory

Registration will prioritize practitioners working with children and families involved in the child welfare system. Organizations eligible for a group of 5 or above discount!

Please contact ORPARC at

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