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Become a Domestic Violence Peer Counselor

YWCA Glendale offers our 40-Hour Domestic Violence Counselor Training twice a year to staff, volunteers and community members who are looking to better understand the experiences of survivors of domestic violence and their children.

WHEN: August 12, 13, 14, 19 and 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Glendale Fire Station (421 Oak Street, Glendale, CA 91204)

Completion of this training meets the requirements set by California Evidence Code 1037.1 for designation as a Domestic Violence Counselor. After completing 40 hours of training, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion that allows them to pursue volunteer and employment opportunities working directly with survivors of domestic violence in California.

All sessions of the training are mandatory and must be completed before you can work directly with domestic violence survivors.

 For any questions, please contact Devon Malick at devonmalick@glendaleywca.org or 818-242-4155 ext. 227.


Request a training for your organization or agency.

 YWCA Glendale is pleased to offer CA’s 40-Hour Domestic Violence Training to agencies and community groups of 10 or more participants. This reduced-cost private training allows us to cater many of our presentations to your unique professional needs. It also gives us the flexibility to be mobile: we can host the training in our conference room or can come to you.

To request a private group training, please fill out a request form here.