56 Hour DV Training Aug 2024

August 08, 2024 9:00 am - August 30, 2024 4:00 pm

3701 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA, USA

Training Fee $100

Domestic Violence 56-Hour Volunteer advocate / Peer Counselor Training Academy  

Training Days: 7 days 

August: 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 23rd, 29th and 30th


In person: 3701 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826

Sierra Conference Room on the 1st floor.

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm each day

Lunch: 12-1 (on your own)

ZOOM option available as well- contact Laura Stainforth- [email protected]


Training Description
The 56-hour Domestic Violence Training Academy takes place over 7 days from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with an hour break for lunch. Completion of this 56-hr. training meets the requirements set by California Evidence Code 1037.1 for designation as a Domestic Violence Counselor. After completing the training, graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion that will enable them to pursue volunteer and employment opportunities working directly with survivors of domestic violence at the Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center (once they have cleared a background check and orientation). You must register by the deadline to be accepted into the training.  

Deadline to Register is July 15th 2024


Training Topics Include:

  • DV Overview, History and Dynamics
  • Effects on Children/ACES
  • Child Sexual Abuse Investigations and Forensic Interviewing
  • Trauma Informed Care/Client Centered
  • Cultural Context of DV
  • Elder & Child Abuse Reporting
  • Criminal Justice Role
  • Law Enforcements Response
  • Legal Options: Restraining Order, Child Custody, etc.
  • Impact of Non-Fatal Strangulation/Investigation/Forensic Medical Exams



  • Suicide & Depression

  • Human Trafficking (Sex & Labor)
  • Sexual Assault
  • Survivors Panel
  • Batterers' Treatment
  • Crisis Intervention: Working with Survivors/Safety Planning (practical application)
  • Self-Care: Vicarious Trauma
  • Community Resources: Safe housing, CVCP, Safe at Home
  • Stalking
  • Other topics: Probation, Advocacy, Teen Violence, Mental Health, Medical Response

Hosted By

Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center


3701 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA, USA

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