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Domestic Violence Counselor Training


The next training is coming soon!

Please email us at or CLICK HERE and fill out our “Contact Us” form. Registration for this training ends two weeks prior to the session start date.

VEST offers this training in-person and on Zoom to the public, individuals, county departments and groups. The 40-hour training is accordance with California Code 1037.1. Individuals who complete this 40-hour training program and a successful evaluation thereafter will become a qualified Domestic Violence Counselor.

This training certifies individuals to advocate and counsel victims of domestic violence at shelter programs, counseling centers, hospitals and mental health programs. The 40-hour training meets the California State requirements for counseling, facilitating groups, individual case management and is recognized across the country.

You must be at least 18 years old to participate.