Online (862): Eastern Time Zone (Nickname: Jasper Point)

IFS Trainings are very popular, and a lottery determines who can apply.

INFORMATIONAL BROCHURE: The Informational Brochure linked to this page contains essential information: 

  • Dates & Daily Schedules
  • Tuition & Finances
  • Time Zone
  • CE credit
  • Much more!

TUITION: $3800

APPLICATION FEE: There is a $15 non-refundable, non-transferable Application Fee.

NON-REFUNDABLE PROGRAM DEPOSIT: There is a $500 non-refundable, non-transferable Deposit charged when an applicant is accepted to a training to hold their place in the training. (Scholarship recipients will be given a chance to decline their scholarship and withdraw from the training when the scholarship is offered by IFS Institute, at which time the $500 deposit will be refunded. Any withdrawals after that time are subject to the remaining terms of the withdrawal/refund policy.)

PAYMENT PLANS: Payment Plans are listed on the training’s Informational Brochure.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarship applications may be submitted by people who have applied to a training. Information is available here: Scholarships for North American Trainings


This training meets online.


2023: February 3-6, March 24-27, May 5-8, plus 5.5-hour practice days February 24 and April 10


Lead Trainer: Leslie Petruk, LCMHC-S, NCC, BCC, IFS Certified

Lead Trainer: Sue Richmond, LCSW, IFS Certified

Assistant Trainer: Ellie Cunanan-Petty, MS, LMFT, IFS Certified

To apply

A lottery determines who can apply.

The lottery for this training is now closed, and we are no longer accepting submissions.


  • If the lottery chooses your name, instructions about how to apply to the training will be emailed by THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 5:00 PM, CENTRAL U.S. TIME.
  • If more applications can be accepted, instructions will be emailed to a second group chosen by the lottery by TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 5:00 PM, CENTRAL U.S. TIME.
  • Check your SPAM and JUNK folders. We don’t want you to miss our email!
  • You won’t receive an email if the lottery doesn’t choose your name.

Online (862): Eastern Time Zone (Nickname: Jasper Point)

Informational brochure

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