Training Services

Break the Cycle knows many communities may not yet have the knowledge and skills to effectively address the public health and safety problem of teen dating violence. We are here to help.

Break the Cycle provides training and support for adults who work with youth in a variety of professional fields. We believe that knowledgeable, trained service providers are the foundation of a comprehensive safety net for youth experiencing abuse.

How We Help

Building on our direct experience working with young people, Break the Cycle's training and technical assistance program helps communities build their knowledge and employ tools to meet the needs of young people in abusive relationships. We provide technical assistance to a wide range of audiences including:

  • School and university staff
  • Domestic violence service providers
  • Youth service providers
  • Community organizations
  • Law enforcement
  • Prosecutors/attorneys
  • Healthcare professionals

Training Workshops

Break the Cycle offers in-person training workshops that focus on best practices and knowledge-sharing. Our seminars address the dynamics of dating violence, working with teen survivors, school response, legal concerns, engaging youth and many other topics. Request a training now.

Youth Presentations

Break the Cycle offers in person presentations to youth on domestic & dating violence, healthy relationships and the law. Our trained educators conduct one-to-three day presentations throughout Los Angeles County and the District of Columbia. Request a youth presentation now.


Many of our training workshops are also available as web-based seminars. Using your phone and computer, our webinars allow you to connect to a national audience of teen service providers and dating violence experts from the comfort of your office. Request a webinar now.

Product Training

Break the Cycle trainers are available to provide training on how to effectively use our educational products, including [Ending Violence], Speak.Act.Change and the School Policy Kit. Request a product training now.


Break the Cycle offers individual advice and guidance to service providers and community-based organizations. We can provide you with information, referrals and resources via phone or email. If you need further assistance, we are happy to schedule a one-on-one consultation with of our technical assistance specialists. Request a consultation now.

Technical Assistance for OVW Grantees

In partnership with OVW, Break the Cycle provides free training and technical assistance to OVW STEP, Rural and Youth Services grantees. about Break the Cycle's technical assistance for OVW grantees.