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Conference Recordings and Handouts Now Available

Conference Recordings and Handouts Now Available at gcfv2020.com .

Committed to Ending Family Violence

We believe that a coordinated community response is the best way to address the problem of family violence.

Upcoming Events and Training


GCFV Quarterly Commission Meeting

GCFV will hold its Quarterly Commission Meeting December 4, 2020 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. To receive the Zoom link, please complete the meeting request form by December 1, 2020 and you will receive login information prior to the meeting. 

FVIP Facilitators, Providers or Facilitators-in-Training can attend this meeting to fulfill the task force meeting requirement for certification. This meeting will count as 1 task force meeting for certified facilitators and providers and will count as 2 task force hours for facilitators-in-training. 


Psychological Abuse in Intimate Partner Relationships

Psychological Abuse in Intimate Partner Relationships

Psychological abuse by an intimate partner can be as dangerous as sexual or physical abuse in terms of putting victims at risk for long-term physical and mental health problems.  In a study by the National Violence Against Women Survey, the respondents surveyed reported psychological abuse more often than either physical or sexual abuse. Psychological abuse accounted for more than half the abuse reported by women and more than 75% of the abuse reported by men.

When researchers analyzed the link between health and abuse by an intimate partner, they found significant mental and physical health consequences of victims of physical and psychological abuse. Male and female victims of either form of abuse were more likely than people who didn't suffer abuse to develop chronic physical or mental illness. Also, they were more prone to poor general health, depression injury, and alcohol and drug abuse.

This workshop is designed to assist those who work with perpetrators of intimate partner violence to understand its effects and develop effective counseling approaches in assisting perpetrators in learning how to stop or reduce psychological abuse. 

Learning Objectives:

1) Define psychological abuse.

2) Explore playing Emotional Jeopardy game.

3) Explain the Gaslighting Syndrome.

4) Describe coercive control.

5) Examine gender specific psychological aggression.

6) Review psychological abuse from a victim liaison perspective.

7) Explore the cyber emotional abuse.

8) Describe the psychological maltreatment of children.

9) Utilizing emotional intelligence strategies with perpetrators of psychological abuse. 


Registration fee: $70.00

Date: December 8, 2020

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Approved for 6 FVIP Hours

Download this pdf file.To register 



FVIP Facilitator Recertification Portal Training

This training is a tutorial on the FVIP Facilitator Recertification Portal. This training will count as 1 hour of FVIP Approved training. 

Once you register, you will receive an email with a link to register on Zoom. Once you register on Zoom, you will receive a link for training. You must register on Zoom in order to receive credit for the training. 

Registration Fee: Free

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