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40 Hour Training

40-Hour Domestic Violence Certificate Counseling Training.

Training meets all requirements from the State of California, Office of Emergency Services

Shepherd’s Door Workshop for Pacific Clinic and Headstart staff on August 7, 2023. In attendance were counselors, therapists, case managers,  attorneys, and directors of programs. The topic was How Domestic Violence Affects Children.

Who should attend?

. Community Advocates

. Medical Personnel

. Social Workers

. Law enforcement personnel

. Therapists/MFT

. Volunteers 

Case Managers.

 Student Counselors

Why should you 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 of public events & campaigns.

Shepherd’s Door has cancelled all face to face trainings due to 


What’s New:

Shepherd’s Door  40-Hour Domestic Violence Counseling and Advocacy Training

Now Online!  Register Below!

Please note, after completion of this training course, you will  be considered a “domestic violence counselor” if you are employed or volunteer by a domestic violence victim service organization, whether financially compensated or not, for the purpose of rendering advice or assistance to victims of domestic violence, according to California Evidence Code Section §1037. 1 (a) (1) 

Mail checks to Shepherd’s Door P.O. Box 40441, Pasadena, CA 91104.  Or you can pay online at Click the donate button and proceed with payment. The training cost is $300.00. We offer a discount price to non-profit organizations with 5 or more staff who will be taking the course. For any college students who are getting their degrees in social work, therapists or psychology, we offer a discount with proof of enrollment. Call the office for more information at 626-765-9967


    Shepherd’s Door 40-Hour Domestic Violence Counseling and Advocate Training

    Now Online! Register Here!