Domestic Violence Treatment 52 weeks

Domestic Violence - Batterers Intervention Program (BIP) Treatment Classes

(Court Approved since 1997): NO Weekly Homework; NO need to buy a book; No Hidden extra fees!  Live Classes that are on ZOOM.  Intake FEE is only $20.

NOTE: Approval for ONLINE Program - L.A. County and Ventura Counties

Intake Fee is $20; Class Fees are $35 Unless a Financial Reduction is granted.  Call 805-390-6384 for details.


LA Court Approved List - Click Here

Ventura County Approval Proof Click Here

Click here for a description of Batterers Intervention Programs!


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Here is the link to our DV Intake Form for this Class - Print and FIll Out prior to coming to your Intake Appointment:

Cornerstone Batterer's Intervention Program is a 52-week (or 12,16,26 weeks) Ventura/LA County Superior Court and Ventura/LA County Probation Agency Approved Provider. We use an evidenced-based intervention proven to produce results and change. Upon registering with our program, your probation officer will be notified and they will send us the appropriate paperwork. Upon completion of the program Probation will be notified of your completion.  Class is group format for 2 Hours and meets 1203.097 Penal Code in California.  You can make and Intake Appointment over the phone or online!   

Please call 805-390-6384 for more information.

For a complete listing of the domestic violence/batterers treatment classes we offer click this link.

BIP treatment goals include the following:

  • Effect of trauma on domestic violence (specifically several new interventions focusing on the PTSD/DV connection)
  • Imaginary Crimes, Survivor Guilt, and Domestic Violence
    “Hostile Interpretations” (based on research about aggressive and criminogenic attitudes)
  • Guidelines for “Good Men”
    Mindfulness & Gratitude’s (based on contemporary research about generating positive affect and attitude
  • Intimacy Training (several new sessions with new skills for empathy, revealing personal information, etc., including Relationship Respect Contract)

CORNERSTONE Counseling Center was started in 1997 with the primary goal to conduct Domestic Violence Treatment in Ventura County and Los Angeles County.  $20 Enrollment Fee can be paid via PAYPAL, VENMO, or ZELLE or Cash in Simi Valley office,

Please print and fill out PRIOR to first coming to your first appointment.

Intake FORM here

Final Exam Form and Interview - - Print, sign, scan and email to

Domestic Violence Class Intake Form Link Here - - Print, sign, scan and email to

Please contact Cornerstone Counseling (or call 805-390-6384)  if you or someone you care about is in need of help. (If you are in immediate danger contact 911.)

What is Domestic Violence?

1. Using Physical Abuse: hitting, grabbing, pulling, pushing, biting, choking, restraining, hitting, using objects, etc.

2. Using Sexual Abuse: Forcing, harassing or pestering someone to engage in a sexual activity against their will.

3. Using Intimidation:  making your partner afraid by using intimidating gestures, looks or actions, smashing things, destroying property that means a lot to the other person; abusing pets, pulling out weapons.

4. Using Emotional Abuse:  playing mind games to make your partner feel bad, guilty or crazy, humiliating your partner, insulting your partner, calling them stupid, worthless or no good (in front of people or not).

5. Using Isolation:  controlling what your partner does, where they goes, to whom they talks, where they work,  not letting them have or use the car; not letting them have friends, or limiting them,  keeping them from their family, using jealousy to justify one ' s actions.

6. Minimizing, Denying and/or Blaming:  saying the abuse was no big deal or denying that it ever happened; making your partner responsible for the abuse, by saying they caused it.

7. Using Children:  controlling your partner by using the children to relay messages, using visitation to harass, threatening to take the children away or to steal them, calling your partner a bad father or a bad mother (called core insults).

8. Using gender privilege:  Examples:  "I am the man and I will make all the major decisions."  Or "I am the man so I am king of my castle."  Or "I am a woman and therefore I am a better parent."  Or "I am the women so I will not let you see the children unless I say so."

9. Using Economic Abuse: refusing to allow your partner to work,  handling all of the finances, not letting them have access to a checking account or credit cards, not allowing them to have a separate account of any kind, giving your partner an allowance (as a form of control), "Whoever makes the money is in charge of it."

10. Using Coercion and Threats:  using force or threats to get control or manipulate, threatening to leave, threatening to commit suicide, threatening to kill your partner, their family or others, trying to get your partner to drop pending charges.

Cornerstone Locations:

Agoura Hills -   ZOOM

Simi Valley -  1633 Erringer Rd # 201C Link to Map and ZOOM

Thousand Oaks -  ZOOM

Ventura -   ZOOM

Van Nuys - ZOOM

Call 805-390-6384 or see the Class Schedule for enrollment today!

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