BEP Facilitators are required to satisfactorily complete the mandatory State of Iowa Facilitator Inservice training. Additionally, facilitators shall observe a minimum of three BEP groups prior to facilitating group. When possible, new facilitators shall be paired with an experienced facilitator when beginning to facilitate group. Facilitators are encouraged but not mandated to attend their local Victim Advocate certification training.
Facilitators shall also complete a minimum of eight hours of continuing education annually.