According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 1.7 million workers are injured each year during workplace assaults; in addition, violent workplace incidents account for 18% of all violent crime in the United States [Bureau of Justice Statistics 2001]. Liberty Mutual, in its annual Workplace Safety Index, cites “assaults and violent acts” as the 10th leading cause of nonfatal occupational injury in 2002, representing about 1% of all workplace injuries and a cost of $400 million [Liberty Mutual 2004]. During the 13-year period from 1992 to 2004, an average of 807 workplace homicides occurred annually in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) [BLS 2005]. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women in the United States. Keep your organization free from violence.

ACTION COACHING – Action + Awareness = Change!

Our Action Coaches are licensed to provide a powerful technique called ATAP which speeds up the process of executives, employees and individuals to break through areas that seem to hold them back from achieving their goals. Our coaches provide support systems in which you will learn to enhance your life and find that happiness comes from within and not from others. We partner with you to help you improve and succeed in a way you’ve always known is possible by identifying triggers and negative patterns.

Action Coaching is personally designed for the individual and their unique needs – it will focus your attention on your passions and help you transform them into achievable goals. You will become proactive instead of reactive and stop sabotaging subconsciously and consciously. Coaching is designed to help you create a vision for your future, and support you in making the type of changes in your life that you believe are necessary to get you into emotional, psychological, physical and spiritual balance for optimum living. Start taking action and living “Center Stage” in your own life theater.


Sexual addiction is defined as any sexually-related, compulsive behavior which interferes with normal living and causes severe stress on family, friends, loved ones, and one’s work environment.

The Sexual Addiction Training is designed to provide formal knowledge and training in the task-centered approach to the treatment of sexual addiction and sexual compulsivity. It will provide a professional with the core classes for sex addiction treatment. It requires an internship with an Approved Sexual Addiction Program under the supervision of a qualified expert. 10 CEU’s available.


Certified Court Advocate TrainingOften an individual’s first encounter with the criminal justice system is when they become the victim of a crime. For most crime victims, navigating through the court system can be a daunting experience. No one should have to endure this alone.

A new Certification Training at Mathis & Associates will help alleviate the anxiety for survivors of domestic violence and other crimes. The Certified Court Advocacy & Support Program teaches you skills to support crime victims for court appearances. Certified Court Advocates will learn about the court system and how to help support & advocate for domestic violence and crime victims. You will attend an intensive four day training, which includes sessions on advocacy, court procedures, reports to the court, restraining orders, court forms and court preparation.

For many victims, this may be their first experience with the criminal justice system, and they are anxious about what will happen. Having an Certified Court Advocate with them who can answer questions and offer support is extremely important.

You will be ready to provide one-on-one support throughout the trial procedures. You will be ready to attend court proceedings with the victims and provide moral support and guidance. Within the supportive role, it is important that the advocate be an accepting, empathic listener.

Certified Court Advocates are offered an opportunity to have a meaningful experience that has a direct impact on victim’s lives. Court Advocates’ presence in the courtroom offers support for victims, fosters a stronger sense of community and encourages the justice system to be more responsive to the needs of victims of crime.

Certification involves attending the four day Court Advocate training. Upon completion of training, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. If you want to make a difference by being a supporter through the court proceedings, this training will provide the knowledge, skill building, and tools necessary.