Domestic Violence Solutions Upcoming 40 Hour Training

SANTA BARBARA, CA , April 10, 2017 – Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County
(DVS) is pleased to offer a 40 Hour Advocacy Training in Santa Barbara this May.
The training will take place May 2, 3, 4, 5 & 8 from 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day at the
Community Partner Center, Union Bank located at 15 E Carrillo Street. The training costs $225.
The training meets the requirements for certification by the State of California for people who wish to work directly with victims or perpetrators of domestic violence. The goals of the training are to inform, challenge myths, beliefs and attitudes, and call participants to action. Graduates will receive a certificate of completion that is a primary qualification for working or volunteering with clients in any domestic violence shelter, crisis hotline, or domestic violence counseling agency, statewide.
Who should attend? Interested members of the community, therapists, social workers, medical personnel, law enforcement personnel, alcohol and drug rehabilitation case workers, concerned friends and family members, prospective volunteers.
For more information or to register visit or contact Eloisa Patterson
Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County is the county’s only full-service domestic violence agency, committed to ending the intergenerational cycle of domestic violence through prevention and intervention services, and through challenging society’s attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors to effect social change. DVS provides the county’s only 24-hour shelter services for victims and their children, as well as transitional housing programs for domestic violence survivors. DVS also operates four 24-hour hotlines; accompanies law enforcement on domestic violence calls; works to prevent domestic violence through teen outreach and education programs; and provides comprehensive counseling services to men, women, and children affected by domestic violence.


Zoe Echternacht (805) 963-4458 x 102

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