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CDVP CEU Information

Continuing Education Units (CEU)
Requirements for ICDVP Policy

CEU Requirements

The Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional Board (ICDVP Board) requires completion of 30 hours of continuing education units per every two year renewal period for Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professionals (ICDVP). Click here to download and print the renewal application (updated April 2019). CDVP and CPAIP CEU's topics must be areas covered in the 40 hour domestic violence training topics or the 20 hour PAIP topics listed in the ICDVP Manual.

Continuing Education Credit

CEU credit may be earned for verified attendance at or participation in any program which has received approval and authorization from the ICDVP Board to provide CEU credit.

  1. A maximum of 10 hours of CEU's per renewal may be earned for verified teaching in the field of domestic violence either at an accredited college/university or for teaching ICDVP Board approved 40-hour trainings or presenting approved ICDVP CEU trainings. One teaching hour equals one CEU hour.
  2. A maximum of 6 hours of CEU's may be earned per renewal period for participation in activities which include, but are not limited to: active service as ICDVP Board member, approved local or national network officer, chair or committee member of a major domestic violence conference/ convention, and chair or committee member of the following organizations: Chicago Battered Women's Network, Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence or Department of Human Services Domestic Violence Advisory committee. One participation hour equals one CEU hour.
  3. The maximum number of hours that can be requested for a single conference is 20.
  4. A maximum of 15 of the 30 hours of Continuing Education may be obtained by on-line/webinars.

ICDVP CEU Petition Forms

Click here to view/print the petition forms that need to be filled out and sent in to receive ICDVP CEU's for domestic violence teaching/training, board/committee work and domestic violence workshop/trainings that are not offering ICDVP CEU's.

Proof of Compliance with CEU Requirements