Addressing Family Violence & Abuse® Training

Addressing Family Violence and Abuse® is a 14 session program that was created to provide a more
in-depth and focused resource for families and communities facing this devastating problem.  The three-day training defines domestic violence and abuse, identifies contributing factors, and provides ways to overcome the effects of abuse and much more.  This program offers hope and healing to individuals caught in the cycle of abuse and violence.

Training is available virtually (Zoom) or in-person. Our in-person training will take place at 525 West Southern Avenue, Suite 124, Mesa, AZ 85210. The host hotel is DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix/Mesa located at 1011 West Holmes Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85210. To register for hotel, click here. If you are interested in training for your organization or program, please email

I know of no tradition, belief, ceremony, or teaching that allows family members to abandon, abuse, neglect, ignore, harm, injure, or molest other family members, specifically children.” -Albert M. Pooley

Upcoming Dates

On-line Recertification (11-1 PST) 

December 2, 2021
February 15, 2022
April 19, 2022
June 21, 2022

October 5-7, 2021 - Mesa, AZ or Virtual
January 11-13, 2022 - Mesa, AZ or Virtual
April 12-14, 2022 - Mesa, AZ or Virtual

Information Packets

AFVA Agenda Topics