Domestic Violence Training Certification

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

Class in Santa Maria

When: August 13, 14, 20, 21 and 28; 8am - 5pm each day

Where: The Cornerstone Community Room
705 South McClelland Street, Santa Maria, CA, 93454 (map)

Download the registration form.

Who should attend

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

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.
  • Support agency efforts to raise community awareness with public events & campaigns.

Cost

$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 Eloisa Patterson.

(805) 925-2160
 

Questions?

For more information, please contact:

Eloisa Patterson
Outreach and Program Development Coordinator
P.O. Box 314
Santa Maria, CA 93456

(805) 925-2160
(661) 477-7145
EloisaP@dvsolutions.org
 

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.

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.
  • 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!

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.