court certified batterer intervention and anger management ​programs for Santa Barbara County 


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​for Santa Barbara, Lompoc and Santa Maria

​​We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate group counselor to join our team. As a counselor, you will provide a 2-hour group to Domestic Violence offenders in Santa Maria and Lompoc, CA.  If you are passionate about making a positive impact in people's lives, we would love to hear from you.

- Facilitate weekly 2-hour groups in Lompoc and/or Santa Maria, CA
- Provide psych-education with 26 week program curriculum S.T.O.P addressing anger management skills, family dynamics and relationships.
- Assist clients in developing coping strategies for managing stress, anxiety, and other mental health concerns
- Collaborate with program director to coordinate comprehensive care for clients
- Provide case management services to ensure clients have access to necessary resources and support

- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field
- Experience in facilitating groups
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with clients from diverse backgrounds
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Empathy and compassion for individuals facing personal challenges
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethical and legal guidelines

You will shadow seasoned facilitators for three months to acquire 100 training hours in groups.

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

You will be required to have these two trainings completed within the year.

  1. 40HR Domestic Violence Virtual (at your own pace) SIGN UP

  2. S.T.O.P Curriculum: Treating Domestic Violence in the 21st Century Virtual live  SIGN UP

            Thurs-Fri Jun 20-21, 2024  and  Thurs-Fri Jun 27-28, 2024 (must attend all)

You will shadow seasoned facilitators for three months to acquire 100 training hours in groups.


  • 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, computer/laptop. 
  • Group facilitation experience (1 year min)
  • Be computer savvy (Excel, text, email, cloud exchange)