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Peter A. Levine Research Award Application Now Available

by | Feb 19, 2022 | NEWS

THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING AN APPLICATION FOR THE PETER A. LEVINE RESEARCH AWARDS. WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR YOUR TIME AND CREATIVITY IN SUPPORT OF SOMATIC EXPERIENCES.

The Peter Levine Somatic Experiencing Research Awards are annual awards for research into the Somatic Experiencing model. Two research awards for $1,000 will be given annually: one for dissertation or thesis research and the other for research conducted by professionals in education or practice settings.

The awards will be given to research that meets four criteria: 

    Methodological Excellence

    High quality design and rigor of research project and practices

    High Impact

    Either affecting an underserved or marginalized group or likelihood of significant impact into public or community health

    SE Relevance

    Research emphasizing Somatic Experiencing methods or primary research implications of Somatic Experiencing model

    Cultural Responsiveness

    Inclusion of culturally responsive research practices

    Awardees will be selected via blind peer review by a group of jurors with training in the Somatic Experiencing model and significant research experience.  Each application will be reviewed by at least three independent jurors.

    Please submit your application (link below) form and your research paper to research@traumahealing.org  by 6:00 PM MST, April 15, 2022.  Both the application and a research paper must be submitted for your application to be complete.

    The winners for 2022 will be announced in the summer. Read about last year's winners for inspiration.

    Thank you again for your energy toward research in Somatic Experiencing!  We are excited to learn more about your work.  Please contact research@traumahealing.org with any questions.