Level I: Responder & Level II: Group Facilitator Trainings | Seattle, WA

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Level I: Feb 22-23, 2019
Level II: Feb 25-26, 2019

First Aid Arts equips trauma care providers, community workers, and volunteers with arts-based tools and training. 

Our Level I Responder Training will provide you with a thorough introduction to trauma and the arts, plus essential skills to use the First Aid Arts Toolkit to care for yourself and others.

Our Level II Group Facilitator Training equips you to facilitate a trauma-informed arts-based group to help increase resilience, and provides opportunities to explore how to adapt activities to suit your specific context.  

Please note that attendance of the whole training is required. Participants missing more than 2 hours will not receive certificates.



  • Friday, Feb. 22, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday, Feb. 23, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

LEVEL II: GROUP FACILITATOR TRAINING (Level I is a prerequisite for participation in Level II)

  • Monday, Feb. 25, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday, Feb. 26, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: Sliding Scale

This workshop costs $220-670, on a sliding scale based on income. The fee includes over 16 hours of training, printed manual, art supplies, toolkit to bring home, lunch and snacks during workshop hours, and unlimited access to HQ (our online post-training resource platform). To determine your fee, use the chart below. If you’re registering for both trainings, simply double the amounts below.

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As an organization, we believe in the importance of making the expressive arts accessible to individuals regardless of economic status - this means payment equity through the use of the sliding scale. If the minimum amount is a hardship for you, please reach out to Jo Vance.


Ballard Homestead

6541 Jones Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117


Registration is now closed.

To register:

  • Select the training(s) you would like to attend, choosing the sliding scale option that correlates with our income-based chart. Please note that each person needs to register separately; if you’re coming with colleagues from the same organization, each of you will need to complete this process individually.

  • Click Register Now to fill out a required registration form. Once complete, your purchase will be added to your cart.

  • If you require CEUs, add the appropriate amount of hours to your cart.

  • When you are ready to check out, look for the Cart at the top right corner of this page. Click here to make payment and finish the process!

  • Registration closes on February 15, so be sure to register before then.



These First Aid Arts T-shirts will be your favorite, softest, most comfortable tee in your closet. We are obsessed. 

Registration Q&A

Are CE units offered?

CE units are offered for this training, and can be purchased above. Certificates for each Level I and II training include 14 clock hours.

Are there scholarship and work-study options available?
Thanks to our generous donors we are able to offer four partial scholarships and two work-study volunteer spots for each training. To learn more and apply, visit our scholarship and work-study page.

Are there other ways to pay for the training?
We encourage you to engage with your community to raise the funds for the training and to spread awareness about why the arts and creative expression are so vital! 

What is the cancellation/refund policy?
We regret that refunds are not available once registration closes. You are encouraged to sell or gift your registration to a colleague.

What’s the registration deadline?
Please register by February 15, for both or either training.

Other questions or concerns? 
Please don’t hesitate to email Jo Vance.


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