Education & Prevention

Domestic Violence Training & Presentations

CRC educators offer violence prevention presentations and trainings to area colleges and schools, community groups, businesses and individuals including Understanding Domestic Violence, Healthy Relationships and Teen Relationship Violence Prevention, and a comprehensive 40-hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training.

  • Domestic Violence 101 and How to Connect to Resources – Presentations can be 20-60 minutes and covers the most basic information about domestic violence and services available to survivors.
  • Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Violence – Workshops are more in-depth, interactive, cover more topics and usually are scheduled for 1.5-4 hours.
  • Healthy Relationships, Healthy Masculinity, and Teen Dating Violence Prevention- Trainings are typically offered to student and youth groups in a series of 4 to 6 one-hour sessions but can also be held in fewer sessions.

All of our presentations, trainings and workshops are designed for groups who want to learn more about …

  • How abuse and violence occur in relationships
  • Forms of abuse
  • Effects of abuse and violence
  • Domestic/dating violence warning signs
  • How to help yourself and others stay safe in intimate relationships
  • Healthy relationships
  • Healthy masculinity

If you are interested in a presentation or workshop for your group, please contact us at

40-Hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training

Training combines self-directed online study with live virtual sessions on June 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2021 from 8:30am-4:00pm

Learn from experts presenting on the dynamics, danger and effects of intimate partner violence in our society and how to support and empower survivors in their healing. This training provides the most cutting-edge information on domestic violence as presented by experts in the field. Topics include crisis intervention techniques, criminal justice responses to DV, cultural competency & diversity, trauma informed care, and professional boundaries in advocacy relationships. Educate yourself on the dangers and effects of violence in our society. Learn to effectively assist, empower & guide victims to safety and discover what part YOU can play in healing and ending domestic violence.

Please register by June 1 at SURVEYMONKEY.COM/R/40HR2021

Completion of this training meets the State of California Domestic Violence Counselors 40-Hour Training Curriculum pursuant to California Evidence Code 1037.1. Training graduates will receive a certificate of completion enabling them to pursue volunteer and employment opportunities working directly with survivors of domestic violence. All participants must be at least 18 years of age and must complete all online curriculum and virtual sessions to receive a certificate of completion.

To learn more about our Domestic Violence services, please call our Toll-Free 24-hour hotline at