Georgia Commission on Family Violence

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


Coordinated Community Response

The goal of this training is to enhance the capacity of law enforcement when responding to and investigating violence against women crimes. 


Men At Work: Building Safe Communities Curriculum Training

Virtual Training

Men At Work: Building Safe Communities is an innovative and multi-disciplinary curriculum that: explores male violence against women in an accessible manner; challenges men to take responsibility for their actions; and provides the educational experience necessary to become allies in ending violence against women. In this three-day training, we will provide participants with the knowledge and tools needed to implement Men At Work.   Download this pdf file. Click here for more details .

CEUS: This training has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Family Violence for 20 FVIP hours.

Training Cost: $495

Contact Lee Giordano at (404) 270-9894 for more information or to register.



Batterers Are Not Born They Are Socialized

Batterers Are Not Born They Are Socialized (Virtual Training)

Batterers are not born, they are socialized into a culture of male dominance and patriarchy against women. This training will focus on the socialization of men by examining the social norms, culture and traditional images of manhood that has created an environment that supports, tolerates and often encourages men's violence against women. During the workshop providers will gain insight into the construct of sexism and develop skills to challenge privileges and entitlements given to men.

Learning Objectives:

1) Examine the intergenerational transmission of family violence.

2) Discuss the dark side of masculinity.

3) Explore the impact of socialization on males and family violence connection.

4) Describe traditional male beliefs and family violence.

5) Integrating sexual abuse into your domestic violence program.

6 Describe some strategies for integrating male socialization into family violence intervention facilitation. 

Registration fee: $70.00

Date: June 22, 2021

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Approved for 6 FVIP Hours

To register call 404-523-6074 or 404-906-4720

Download this pdf file. Training Brochure

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