Domestic Violence Counselor Training
Cut-Sheet Complete Details
40 Hour Domestic Violence Facilitator Training
Domestic Violence 40-hour initial training is the training required for certification as a facilitator of domestic violence offender groups. The course defines domestic violence, including the many forms of domestic violence and the difference between male and female offenders. The impact of domestic violence on victims and society is discussed. The course includes strategies for treatment, possible areas of resistance, and the etiology of domestic violence. Common roadblocks to treatment along with tips for dealing with those roadblocks are also presented. This class also deals with the ethics of treatment and covers the required law and ethic requirements for licensure. Also, this course covers the community involvement and treatment that occurs with domestic violence treatment.
Domestic Violence Counselor Training 40
What is Covered
- Domestic Violence Knowledge
- Group Content for Domestic Violence
- Domestic Violence Group Facilitation Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
- Intake and Assessment for DVRP Groups Domestic Violence and the Law
- Ethics Multi-Cultural, Cross-Cultural, Multi-Ethnic Diversity in DV
CEU credit thru CAMFT
AMC is approved by California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor CEUs for LFMTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs
Awarding of CE Credits:
Participants who successfully complete 40 hours of training, sign in and out as required, and submit their completed evaluation of the training, will receive a Certificate of CE Credit at the conclusion of the training.
Questions: (800) 952-6867
*Live Streaming (online)*
Participate from the comfort of your home or anywhere with just a smartphone!
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday thru Friday
• April 05 – 09
• September 13 – 17
Domestic Violence Counselor Training
Awarding of CE Credits:
Participants who complete the 40 hours of training, sign in and out as required, and submit their completed evaluation of the training, will receive a Certificate of CE Credit after the training.
Live Streaming (online)
Student must be in full attendance during entire training.
To Request Accommodation for Disability
Please call 619-688-1035 to request accommodations you may need for this training. Every effort will be made, within what is reasonable, to accommodate various disabilities or unique situations that call for adjustment. If we are unable to accommodate a particular need, AMC will look for alternative trainings and refer the customer to other options.
Cancellation Refund Policy
As a general policy, refunds are available with a 15% service charge up to 7 days before the training. No refunds allowed for registrants’ canceling within 7 days of the training. Registrants may email request for consid-eration for cancellation in the event of unusual circumstances, however there is no guarantee of refund (at least a minimum cancellation fee would be applied). If an event is cancelled by AMC a full refund will be issued within 7 days of cancellation.
Procedure for Filing a Grievance
It is the intention of to maintain a professional, educational and amicable relationship with those whom we serve. In the event that we slip from these standards, we wish to take corrective action promptly. To that end, should you have a concern, please inform us in writing (details at www.affordablemandatoryclasses.com) We will respond as quickly as possible as appropriate to the situation.
Affordable Mandatory Classes
Leading provider of Affordable Court Ordered Educational Systems and Mandatory Class Solutions
We’re the first to provide a “TOTALLY ONLINE, FULLY FUNCTIONAL” Learning Experience that can be entirely utilized with just a SMARTPHONE. Successful Completion of EVERY course and/or Lesson is our Goal. Our Classes and lessons are designed to meet the appropriate court or judicial or educational systems requirements in the most efficient and expedited way.
SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:
Basic knowledge of domestic violence: history, overview, nature, definitions, types, causes, and impact.
Important knowledge regarding victims: impact (mind, body, and relationships), patterns, why they stay, safety, shelters and community resources, and the role of a community coordinated response to domestic violence.
Understand and apply knowledge of laws and legal proceedings for offenders, including restraining orders, court policies, law enforcement response procedures, case-flow, risk assessment, probation department policies and regulation, the San Diego DV Treatment Standards and the actual laws affecting domestic violent offenders.
Comprehend and practice evidence-based treatment protocols for offender groups, including recovery-oriented approaches, trauma-informed care, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and strategies for effective group dynamics.
Apply understanding of substance abuse patterns and treatment, including nature of substance abuse, patterns of various substances, effects of substance abuse, treatment options for addictions, biology of addiction, and implementing a Level II program for DV offenders with a substance abuse disorder.
Comprehend and apply information on cultural implications including patterns, statistics, barriers, and bridges to treatment.
Understand group content offender groups, including distinction between male and female, process of running DVRP groups, self-care practices for counselors, gender roles and socialization in society, privilege, patriarchal societies, re-victimization vs. resilience and the pattern of multigenerational abuse.
Comprehend and practice intake and assessment practices for DV offender groups, including reviewing paperwork requirements, understanding intake procedures required by law and best practices, and assessment tools commonly used.