24. August 2020 - 12:00 till 16:00
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YWCA Glendale 40HR. Domestic Violence Peer Counselor Training | Monday, 24. August 2020

YWCA Glendale offers our 40-Hr Domestic Violence Counselor Training to community members who are looking to better understand the experience

About this Event

Summer 2020 Training Details

When: 8/24, 8/26, 8/28, 8/31, 9/1, 9/2, 9/3, 9/4, 9/8 and 9/10

Where: Training will take place over Zoom. Registered participants will receive an email regarding Zoom Information

Time: 9am-1pm

Training Fee: $150 Students/Non Profit Partners

$200 Early Registration

$250 Registration

Training Overview:

As required by California Evidence Code Section §1037.1(a)(1), all employees and volunteers who will be providing direct client services at any domestic violence service agency are required to receive 40 hours of training on domestic violence. At the end of the training, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certifi­cate does not act as a license to provide domestic violence services.

Topics include:

  • Dynamics of domestic violence
  • What it means to experience domestic violence
  • Working with survivors from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Peer counseling and active listening skills
  • YWCA Glendale’s services and programs
  • Legal options for survivors
  • Practicing self-care as advocates

Important Information:

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants will be accepted until the training is full. Space is limited.

Participants must attend all the training days in their entirety in order to receive the Certificate of Completion.

Participants must arrive on time.

If you have any questions/concerns regarding registration and payments, please contact Ariana Chavez at email or (818) 242-4155 ext. 231