South Suburban Family Shelter offers required 20-Hour training for abuser intervention facilitators

Registration is now open for the Abuser Intervention 20-hour training course offered by South Suburban Family Shelter, according to a news release from the organization. The training will take place March 13-15 at the SSFS training center, 18139 Harwood Ave. in Homewood.

Completion of this training is required and designed for those interested in working with domestic violence offenders or professionals in the field. Participants can expect to learn best practices in co-facilitation of offender groups and the role of a facilitator.

South Suburban Family Shelter is a recognized 20-hour training course site by the Illinois Department of Human Services and the Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional Board.

SSFS is a licensed continuing education unit (CEU) sponsor for social work, counseling, ICDVP and CPAIP. Twenty CEU’s will be offered.

Cost of the training is $125. Group discounts may be available.

Registration is available online at by clicking on Abuser Intervention Facilitator 20-Hour Training.

Space is limited, so SSFS representatives recommend registering early.

Additional information is at 708-794-2140, ext. 302.





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