Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma


Continuing Education

All IVAT sponsored Professional Training workshops are continuing education opportunities

IVAT also will co-sponsor other organizations' conferences or training workshops to offer continuing education. If you would like IVAT to co-sponsor your conference or training workshop to offer continuing education, please contact the CE & Bookstore Coordinator at or (858) 771-9568. 

Upcoming CE &

Certification Opportunities


IVAT is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IVAT maintains responsibility for this continuing education program and its content.


IVAT is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses to offer continuing education for nurses (CEP #13737).


IVAT is approved by the State Bar of California to offer Minimum Continuing Legal Education for attorneys (#11600).


IVAT is approved by the California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) to offer continuing education for certified alcohol and drug counselors (Provider #1S-03-499-0219). 


IVAT is approved by the National Association of Social Workers - CA to offer continuing education for LCSWs, IMFs, and LPCCs.

REFUND POLICY: Continuing Education (CE) fees are non-refundable, but transferable.