Education & Prevention

 40 Hour Domestic Violence Counselor Training

HDVS offers a 40-hour Domestic Violence Counselor training yearly. This is a week-long course provided by the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, an excellent coalition that has been one of our agencies’ strongest supporters. This training is completely free of charge and open to the public. Participants are awarded a Domestic Violence Counselor certificate upon completion of the course, which is required by the State of California to work in direct services with survivors.

For more information, questions about registration, questions about how it can tailored to your organization, and to sign up for the next training please send an email to or call our Business Office (707) 444-9255.