domestic violence anger management ​court certified programs for Santa Barbara County 


TEXT 805-242-2502 

​for Santa Barbara, Lompoc and Santa Maria

Starting July 2023! 
Part-Time group counselors in North Co (Lompoc, and Santa Maria). 
Anger Management Specialists is a Court Certified program for Santa Barbara County Probation. We provide weekly groups for court ordered Domestic Violence offenders and pre-trial anger management.

  • Approx 3 hours per week only. 
  • Independent Contract
  • Compensation DOE

Email your resumé, any professional certificates you may already have, and M.A degrees at amsbip (at) gmail (dot) com

**No license required but welcomed.
**No supervision hours. or have your own supervisor (strongly suggested for MFT trainees)

OR be willing to get trained (includes licensed individuals). You will be required to show your training certifications.

  1. 40HR Domestic Violence Virtual (at your own pace)
    or 60DV Sexual Advocacy accepted

  2. S.T.O.P Curriculum: Treating Domestic Violence in the 21st Century Virtual live
    **SIGN UP ASAP FOR JUNE, 2023 and purchase books

    Four-Day Workshop:  ONLINE WEBINAR TRAINING (Live)
      — June 8, 2023 (Thursday), 8:00AM-4:00PM
      — June 9, 2023 (Friday), 8:00AM-4:00PM
      — June 15, 2023 (Thursday), 8:00AM-4:00PM
      — June 16, 2023 (Friday), 8:00AM-12:00 NOON


  • M.A minimum in PSY or Social Work or Addiction counseling certificate. You will be required to show your degree certification.
  • 16 Domestic Violence related Ceus (can be acquired over the year)
  • Professional Liability Insurance (low cost quote here). You will be required to show proof of insurance.
  • Own vehicle, own computer. 
  • Group facilitation experience (1 year min)
  • Be computer savvy (Excel, text, email, cloud exchange)
  • Willing to drive to Lompoc and or Santa Maria every week
  • Be comfortable working with male population. We have women's groups too.


  • Respect confidentiality 100%
  • Patient and have firm boundaries
  • Follow protocols and agency policies
  • Have knowledge in Domestic Violence, trauma-work, violence, abuse
  • Open to feedback and follow directions. 
  • Culturally awareness, and be aware of "otherness"
  • Be trauma-informed: We deal with traumatized people on a weekly basis.
  • Respectful of client's political, religious, cultural backgrounds, and sexual orientation  - Must remain 100% neutral.
  • Have a solid support system such as a clinical supervisor, Sponsor, therapist, counselor, pastor etc. Some topics may be triggering. 
  • Be 100% substance-free.
  • Be 100% drama-free, and in stable and healthy relationship(s).

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