YWCA Sonoma County

40-Hour Training

Help Break the Cycle of Violence: Get Involved

YWCA Sonoma County’s 40 hour DV training curriculum is intended to assist domestic violence service providers operating in accordance with California Evidence Code 1037.1 (b) and California Penal Code 13823.15 -.16 for the purposes of ensuring those working with victims meet the requirements of Domestic Violence pursuant to Evidence Code 1037.1 (a) (1).

Training Topics Include:

   History of Domestic Violence
   Overview and Dynamics of Domestic Violence
   Direct Client Services
   Safety and Assessment
   Technology Safety
   Impact of Domestic Violence on Children and Youth
   Teen Dating Abuse
   Cultural Competency
   Working with Populations with Complex/Unique Issues
   Legal Issues
   Resources and Referrals
   Confidentiality and Privilege 


For information about this training and to sign up, call Lydia Edelheit/volunteer coordinator at (707) 303-8401.

You can also fill out a volunteer application and return it to the YWCA at PO Box 3506 Santa Rosa CA 95402