Domestic Violence Training Certification

Take the 40-Hour Training and Help Families in Our Community
Break the Cycle of Violence!

Class in Santa Barbara

When: June 12, 13, 19, 20, and 27; 8am - 5pm each day

Where: The William Sansum Diabetes Research Center
2219 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 (map)

Download the registration form.

What you will learn

  • Intro to Domestic Violence
  • Teen Dating Abuse
  • Legal Issues
  • Profile of the DV abuser
  • Direct Services
  • Trauma Sensitivity Services
  • Safety & Assessment
  • Cultural Competency
  • Resources & Referrals
  • Working with Complex Issues
  • Mental Health & Substance Use
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Review Boundaries

Download the registration form.


  • Earn 40-Hour DV Training Certification required to provide direct service in a domestic violence agency.
  • Learn evidenced-based strategies for counseling and client advocacy & case management that support recovery from domestic violence.
  • Increase your understanding of how domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse intersect, effective practices of trauma-sensitive & culturally competent service delivery.
  • And a lot more great opportunities!


$199 per person (includes manual)
Download the registration form.

Certificate of completion will be provided for those who finish the 40 hours. A limited number of makeup training hours will be available in the coming year.

Registration is easy

Complete the registration form and send it by FAX or email to:

Carolina Alcala
(805) 962-3778
(805) 963-1169

Why you should attend

  • Educate local teens about healthy relationships & early warning signs of abuse.
  • Directly impact the lives of domestic violence victims as a client advocate.
  • Respond with police to domestic violence calls.
  • Offer immediate services & support to victims on site.
  • Provide child mentoring and assistance to mothers in our shelter programs.
  • Support agency efforts to raise community awareness with public events & campaigns.

Who should attend

  • Individuals interested in the community
  • Medical personnel
  • Professionals in social services agencies
  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Therapists
  • Friends
  • Volunteers
  • Family

The fee of $199.00 includes an extensive training manual and additional materials. Certificate of Completion will be provided for those who finish the 40hour training only. A "limited" number of make-up training hours will be available on-line.


For more information, please contact:

Carolina Alcala
(805) 962-3778
(805) 963-1169