56 Hour DV Training January 2024

January 05, 2024 8:30 am - January 26, 2024 5:00 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.

 Fri. Jan. 5, Thurs. Jan. 11, Fri. Jan. 12, Thurs. Jan. 18, Fri. Jan. 19

Thurs. Jan 25, Fri. Jan 26th

 

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

Sierra Conference Room on the 1st floor.

Time: 8:30 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 8:30 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 you have cleared a background check and orientation). 

Deadline to Register is Dec. 28, 2023

 

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

Location

3701 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA, USA

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