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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

Who should attend?

. Advocates

. Medical Personnel

. Social Workers

. Law enforcement personnel

. Therapists

. Volunteers

. 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

until further notice.

  What’s New:

 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) 

It is a requirement  that you be under the supervision of a domestic violence program for a year.

Mail check 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. Please add an extra $6.49 for service charge. We offer a discount price to churches, schools, college faculty, and organizations with a minimum of  8 or more individuals.

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

Now Online! Register Here!