Rhombus holds two 40-hour trainings on Domestic Violence each year, one during March or April and one during October or November. These are available on a need basis and require a minimum registration. The training is beneficial for many different types of counselors, but is specifically designed for those running the court-mandated domestic violence offender groups (batterer’s intervention program). If you would like to be added to the wait list for March or April, please email email@example.com or call 858-848-1766. See information below.
Early Bird Price is $450 / Regular price is $500
The 40-Hour Domestic Violence Training covers 5 workshop days. Each day of the workshop lasts for 8 hours (8:30 am to 5:30 pm, and includes four 10 minute breaks and 45 minutes for lunch. Snacks and refreshments are provided, lunch is on your own.
The goal of this workshop is to provide the fundamental training of the DV standards, operational techniques, and best practices used in the treatment of domestic violence offenders. The State of California currently requires that Batterer Intervention Programs be certified and monitored, as well as adhere to specific guidelines and procedures. This workshop will examine how various programs are integrated in a community wide partnership of agencies and programs to treat Domestic Violence in our community. Upon completion of this training, a person with the prerequisite education would be qualified to run the court mandated 52-week, DVRP groups for domestic violence offenders.
This workshop will include lectures, presentations, participant experiences, questions and answer periods. Workshop participants will have gained basic skills needed to work within a Batterer Intervention Program and the DV community. Participants will successfully complete the mandated initial 40 hour basic training as required in 1203.098 of the California Penal Code.
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Topics required by law:
8 hours Domestic Violence Knowledge
8 hours Domestic Violence Group Content
8 hours Culture and Domestic Violence
4 hours Law & Ethics with Domestic Violence
4 hours Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
4 hours Intake & Assessment
4 hours Group Facilitation
16-Hour Advanced Domestic Violence Trainings
Rhombus offers many advanced trainings to meet requirements for Continuing Education. Please watch the website for updates and new trainings coming up or email to be notified if a new training is posted, firstname.lastname@example.org.