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woman reading40-hour Domestic Violence Counselor Training

HDVS offers a 40-hour Domestic Violence Counselor training twice yearly. This is a week-long course offered through the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, an excellent coalition that has been one of our agencies’ strongest supporters. Our training is completely free of charge and open to the public. Participants are awarded a Domestic Violence Counselor certificate upon completion of the course.

HDVS also offers this training to local agencies. The training can be customized to each agency and can be done over the course of one week or one day per week for five weeks.

For more information, questions about registration, and the calendar of classes please call our business office: 707-444-9255



CHECK IT is a student-run organization at Humboldt State University aimed at preventing sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking on campus. CHECK IT is a verb that means checking in, intervening, and supporting a friend/classmate when that person is in physical danger, they are not consenting, their boundaries are being crossed, or when that person may be at risk of being targeted or harmed. HDVS supports CHECK IT fully in their mission to eliminate sexualized violence from their college campus. To learn more about the CHECK IT  program, please visit their website.