• The State of California requires a 40-hour training certification course for all Domestic Violence Advocates. To be certified, attendance is required at all. The goal of this training it to educate future advocates on the history of domestic violence and strategies to help survivors of abusive relationships.  This workshop will include lectures, presentations, participant experiences, questions and answer periods.

Participants will successfully complete the mandated initial 40 hour basic training as required in 1203.098 of the California Penal Code.

2018 Sessions:

Cost: $50/students  $75/other Option House, Inc. provides DV classes on a quarterly basis. Class size is limited, so register early to reserve your spot. We do not provide make-up classes, so please make sure you will be able to attend all sessions.


  • July 14, 28 & August 4, 11 (Saturday classes 8am-5:30pm) 
  • Location: 114 S. Del Rosa Dr., San Bernardino
  • USB Drive available for purchase includes training modules $15.00

40-hour Domestic violence Advocate  Training


 Option House provides DV training

 to our community in order to

  • Create DV Awareness
  • Recruit Volunteers

 Don't be surprised if you're asked to

 volunteer. We need all the help we

 can get!

Transforming Lives Since 1977


  • Contact Option House to check availability of space (909-383-1602)
  • Download Registration Form
  • Payment & registration  is required to reserve your space