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FVIP Basics Training Series (Registration is Closed. Please sign up for the waitlist)
Required GCFV-delivered training that must be completed for FVIP Facilitator Certification.
August 10-12, 2020August 10, 2020 - FVIP Basics 1: Joining the Movement to End Family Violence (6 FVIP Hours) - $25
August 11, 2020 - FVIP Basics 2: Safety & Accountability (7 FVIP Hours) - $25
August 12, 2020 - FVIP Basics 3: Participant, Program & Class Process (7 FVIP Hours) - $25
August 10, 2020
FVIP Basics 1: Joining the Movement to End Family Violence (6 FVIP Hours) - $25
This training explores the movement to end family violence through discussions and activities, including a review of the history of batterer intervention programs in the United States and Georgia. An overview of research on the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs will be provided. The training will conclude with a detailed discussion on the steps and requirements of facilitator certification.
August 11, 2020
FVIP Basics 2: Safety & Accountability (7 FVIP Hours) - $25
This training explores the role of victim safety and participant accountability in the work to family violence intervention programs in Georgia. Explore the concept of accountability, discuss to whom are family violence intervention programs accountable, and how can we embrace and uphold victim safety as the core of work with batterers. The training will include a detailed overview of the role and requirements of Victim Liaisons.
August 12, 2020
FVIP Basics 3: Participant, Program & Class Process (7 FVIP Hours) - $25
This training covers updates to the FVIP Rules concerning the entire FVIP process, from participant referral, to intake and exit procedures, to class design, class rules, facilitation considerations, class culture and group process, compliance monitoring and reporting.
Space is limited. You may attend one training session or all three training days. Each training day costs $25 (non refundable and non transferable). You must mail a check or money order made out to the Georgia Commission on Family Violence (2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Suite 470 East Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334) by August 3, 2020 to secure your registration. Failure for GCFV to receive your check or money order in the correct amount owed by August 3, 2020 will result in your spot being given to another registrant.
GCFV will hold its Quarterly Commission Meeting September 4, 2020 at 9:30 am. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. To receive the Zoom link, please complete the meeting request form by September 1, 2020 and you will receive login information prior to the meeting.
Please save the date for our 2020 Annual Family Violence Conference. The conference will be held virtually. Registration is open. Please visit our annual conference page to register and receive conference updates.
From 2010 through 2019, at least 1,380 Georgians lost their lives due to domestic violence. Thousands more are victims of non-fatal domestic violence every year.