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Domestic Violence Certificate Program

Domestic Violence Certificate Program

The Domestic Violence Certificate is offered to those who are interested in gaining expertise specific to domestic and sexual violence evidence-based interventions.  All students are required to provide service in the community to learn about best practices for service delivery in real-world settings. The certificate provides both academic and practical expertise in domestic and sexual violence advocacy.

This training will:

Provide in-depth, comprehensive Behaviors of Domestic Violence

Explore trauma and discuss ways to start healing from traumatic events.

Discuss ways to collaborate with community partners.

Understanding legal rights and remedies for domestic violence.

Outcomes obtained by students:

Connecting community partners to evidence-based interventions and care for domestic violence survivors

Real-world impact by delivering service to a non-profit organization

Creating a statewide network of domestic and sexual violence advocates

Bringing domestic and sexual violence expertise into all social service programs

Registration Fee: $50.00

Tuition Cost: $450.00

Program Total: 12 credit hours

NACC Certification is NOT to be confused with state licensing. Most states have laws governing the practice of general counseling. These laws vary from state to state.

The purpose of state regulatory laws is to protect the public and ensure professionalism within the counseling profession. NACC strives to attain the same goals, and more. As Christians we know that counseling with the Word of God is the only answer for a dying world, yet at the same time, we must purpose to operate within the legal guidelines set forth by state regulations.

The state recognizes that counseling is one of the responsibilities of the local church. For this reason, the state does not interfere with the ministry of counseling, as long as counseling is provided under the following conditions:

1. That the counseling service is provided through a legally organized/operated local church or a nationally recognized denomination.

2. That the counselor is trained and commissioned by the legally recognized organization.

Please note that NACC does not “endorse” counselors who have completed one of our certificate programs. A significant part of any professional certification process is supervised counseling to observe if a student is appropriately applying what has been learned, along with periodic recertification requirements. Certification from our organization, represents that the student has completed the required coursework within that certificate program.

NACC has partnered with Christian Bible Institute & Seminary to offer degree programs and continuing professional education for its members.