Domestic Violence Training

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Become a Domestic Violence Peer Counselor

Registration for Fall 2021 40 Hour Training has closed

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

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:

Ariana Chavez at or 818-242-4155 ext. 231

Hasmik Burushyan at or 818- 242-4155 ext. 227