Online Intimate Partner Violence Training Certificate

Advocate Against Domestic Violence

100% Online Intimate Partner Violence Training Certificate

IPV Prevention Techniques

The University of New England Online College of Professional Studies is offering a fully online, 4-week Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Training Certificate program that covers a comprehensive understanding of domestic violence in intimate relationships, including its dynamics, context, and perpetrators. Participants of this online training program will earn a certificate of completion, as well as 1.2 CEUs (continuing education credits).

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a pervasive and complex issue affecting individuals and families across diverse cultural, social, and economic backgrounds. This course is tailored for social workers, aspiring social workers, counselors, therapists, and other professionals interested in gaining expertise in addressing and preventing intimate partner violence and domestic abuse. Social workers and advocates in many other fields play a crucial role in addressing and preventing IPV, providing support to survivors, and facilitating interventions to break the cycle of abuse. This course is designed to equip all advocates with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to effectively recognize, respond to, and prevent intimate partner violence.

UNE Online’s training program reviews Certified Batterer Intervention programs and interventions that are not recommended when coercive control or violence is present. The training addresses ethical issues that social workers and advocates may face when dealing with intimate partner violence, and specifically covers IPV in the LGBTQ+ community. The training covers societal barriers and discriminatory legislation that hinder help-seeking, and provide safety planning and guidelines for social workers working with LGBTQ+ individuals. Additionally, the training reviews the psychological and physical impact of abuse on survivors and examines the experiences of survivors from diverse populations.


Intimate Partner Violence Training Deadline

Current Registration Deadline

Register by September 14, 2024

Course begins Sep 15 - Oct 13

Tuition: $220


Fully Online

Fully Online

Our 12-hour course is delivered fully online, allowing the flexibility to complete coursework around your schedule.



UNE Online offers CEUs (continuing education credits) for completion of this program to help you remain current on industry relevant training.

Comprehensive Content

Comprehensive Content

Dive deep into preventing and addressing IPV using evidence-based practices.

Supportive Learning Community

Supportive Learning Community

Join a learning community of advocates supporting each other in the acquisition of tools to effectively address intimate partner violence. 


To register for our Intimate Partner Violence Training Certificate, simply click on the registration link below and follow the instructions. Space is limited in this training program, so secure your spot today.


For additional information or if you need assistance with the registration process, please contact an Enrollment Services representative at, 855-751-4446.

Intimate Partner Violence Training Certificate Description

UNE Online’s Intimate Partner Violence Training Certificate combines lectures, presentations, and case studies to explore the prevention of IPV, how to provide essential support to survivors, and how to work collaboratively with diverse communities and agencies to create safer environments for all individuals affected by domestic partner violence.  The 4-week, 12 hour training covers:

  • Defining IPV
  • Dynamics and Context of IPV
  • Coercive control
  • Tactics of individuals who abuse their partners
  • Behavioral profile of individuals who abuse their partners
  • Identifying abusive behaviors (clients in mental health settings)
  • Risk assessments, e,g, (ODARA)
  • Certified Batterer Intervention Programs
  • Contra-indicated interventions: couples counseling, family therapy, mediation



The cost of the 4-week, 12-hour Intimate Partner Violence Training is $220. This highly competitive pricing covers the comprehensive lessons, expert instruction, and invaluable exercises provided throughout the program. 

Alumni discounts are available! Please contact for additional information.

Intimate Partner Training (12 hours) – $220


Course Information

This offering is 100% online.

There is a start and end date to the course, so you must complete the offering in that time.

You can expect to spend approximately 3 hours weekly in the course.

Great news. There are no prereqs required!

You will be able to reach your facilitator through the course. Courses are held in the learning management system, Brightspace, and there is easy messaging available to communicate with your instructor.


Please email with any registration issues and our team can help to assist with your registration.

Student Resources

Please feel free to email if you need any non-content related support.


This offering is pass/fail. If you are not able to complete the course as intended, please let your facilitator know.

There are no refunds, but, if you need to delay your start we are happy to help you to do that for up to one year.

It is recommended you are in your course often enough to complete 10-hours of work each week.