Cost of Training

$1,425 per clinician

Course Outline

We offer “PST Certification” as a contract or invoice with the University of Washington. Up to 13 CE credits are available for social workers and psychologists. View a detailed course overview.

All times listed below are approximate.

Kickoff Webinar

30 minutes
  • Group introduction to PST and the training program

Online Training and Q & A

5 hours
  • 4-hour self-paced online introduction to the evidence base, foundations, and skills of PST
  • 1-hour didactic Q&A session with an expert trainer via Zoom

Phone-Based Practice Sessions

4 hours (1 hour per session)
  • One-on-one practice sessions with a certified expert PST trainer
  • In-depth education on PST fundamentals and skills

Monthly Case Presentations

6 hours (1 hour per month)
  • Group calls with 5-8 participants
  • Participants present real cases and discuss challenging and complex case presentations with the trainer

Audio Recording Review for Certification

4 hours (1 hour time commitment per review)
  • Audio submission of participant practicing PST with a patient
  • Audio recording review by expert PST trainer

Trainee Requirements

  • Eligible clinicians: Licensed providers (or master’s-level licensure candidates) such as licensed social workers, registered nurses, and psychologists
  • Caseload: Active caseload of at least 3 patients by the time they begin PST training