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 a hotel, click here. If you are interested in training for your organization or program, please email

Upon training for Addressing Family Violence and Abuse® facilitator certification, you can earn college credit.  If you are interested, please visit our CEU site.

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

August 24-26, 2022 - Mesa, AZ or Virtual
October 4-6, 2022 - Mesa, AZ or Virtual
January 10-12, 2023 - Honolulu, Hawaii (in-person only)

On-line Recertification (11am-1pm Arizona) 

                              June 21, 2022                          August 16, 2022 
                            October 18, 2022                    December 13, 2022

Information Packets

AFVA Agenda

Recertification Agenda