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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?

Why you should attend?

In-person trainings are offered for groups consisting of 10 or more individuals.

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

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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