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 Jani Sepanik, Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Manager at

Domestic Violence Advocate Training

Offered annually in June, this comprehensive 40-hour class provides the most cutting-edge information on domestic/intimate partner violence as presented by experts in the field. Topics include crisis intervention, law enforcement responses to violence, cultural humility & diversity, trauma informed care, prevention strategies and policy advocacy. Educate yourself on the dangers and effects of violence in our society. Learn to assist, empower & guide victims to safety and discover what part you can play in healing and ending domestic violence. This training meets the State of California Domestic Violence Counselors 40-hour Training Curriculum pursuant to California Evidence Code 1037.1.

For more information or to be notified when class registration begins, please contact Jani Sepanik, Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Manager at

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