Domestic Violence Training Certification

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

Classes Offered

Class in Santa Maria - Starting January 10, 2014

Jan 10 - April 4, 2014      [Fridays, 2-5pm]
January 10 Intro to Domestic Violence - Overview
  17 Direct Services
  24 Safety & Assessment
  31 Resources & Referrals
February 7 Mental Health & Substance Use
  14 Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  21 Teen Dating Abuse
  28 Profile of an Abuser
March 7 Trauma Sensitivity Services
  14 Cultural Competency
LGBTQ DV Issues
  21 Complex & Unique Issues
Student DV Issues on campus
  28 Legal Issues & Domestic Violence
Confidentiality & Privilege - Take home
April 4 Putting it all together & Practice
Download the Registration Form for the January 2014 Class in Santa Maria.
All classes are held on Fridays from 2pm to 5pm.

Class in Santa Barbara - Starting April 4th, 2014

April 4 - July 11, 2014      [Fridays, 2-5pm]
April 4 Domestic Violence Introduction & Overview
  11 Direct Services in Domestic Violence Shelters
  18 Safety & Assessment
May 2 Resources & Referrals
  9 Mental Health & Substances
  16 Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  23 Teen Dating Abuse
  30 Profile of an Abuser
June 6 Trauma Sensitivity Services
  13 Cultural Competency
  20 Working with Complex Issues
  27 Legal Issues & Domestic Violence
July 11 Putting it all together & Practice
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Download the Registration Form for the April 2014 Class in Santa Barbara.
All classes are held on Fridays from 2pm to 5pm.

Where

The Santa Barbara and Santa Maria locations to be announced.

What

  • 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!

Cost

$150 per person
(includes manual)
Download the registration form for the class you would like to attend:
January - April 2014 in Santa Maria
April - July 2014 in Santa Barbara
 

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 for the class you wish to attend and send it by FAX or email to:

Courtney Gutierrez
courtneyg@dvsolutions.org
(805) 964-0500 x105
(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 $150.00 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.

Questions?

For more information, please contact:

Courtney Gutierrez
courtneyg@dvsolutions.org
(805) 964-0500 x105
(805) 963-1169