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


FVIP Providers and Facilitators: How to Create and Maintain Boundaries While Working with Participants

FVIP Providers and Facilitators: How to Create and Maintain Boundaries While Working with Participants

We are human, and it is natural to have empathy and compassion for people, but when working with FVIP participants who are enrolled in your program, it is always important to maintain professionalism and not allow the lines to get crossed. This session will focus on how to hold participants accountable, maintain professionalism and not overstep boundaries.

This training is approved for 1 hour of GCFV-Approved training. The training can be used towards initial FVIP Facilitator certification and Certified FVIP Facilitator requirements recertification requirements. 

FVIP Boundaries 1: December 3, 2021 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

FVIP Boundaries 2: December 7, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FVIP Boundaries 3: December 16, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

FVIP Boundaries 4: December 22, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration Fee: Free

Space is limited. Registration will close once capacity is reached.


Ethics: Discussing Critical Incidents

Ethics is the number one required course due to it being the number one training to prevent abuses and errors by counselors due to lack of information. This course is designed to provide information that counselors might have forgotten and/or need to know. Perhaps more important is the ability for the counselor to know when an ethically sensitive area has been entered and the options to make a proper decision on how to proceed. Primary focus will be an informed discussion on myriad critical situations and how the standard ethical values inform those discussions. Bring your own vignettes and those will be included. 

Learning Objectives

1) To Know the Vernacular of the field related to ethical codes (State and organizational).

2) To heighten sensitivity regarding ethical situations.

3) To sensitize oneself to possible boundary violations.

4) To distinguish between principle and virtue ethics.

5) To distinguish between law and ethics.

6) To know the importance of how ethics is both about me and thee.


Approved for 6 GCFV-Approved Hours

Virtual Training

Fee: $60.00

To register:

Contact: Atlanta Intervention Network: [email protected] or call 770-713 8580


GCFV Quarterly Commission Meeting

The Georgia Commission on Family Violence will hold its Quarterly Commission Meeting virtually via Zoom, Friday, December 3, 2021 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM. Please register for this meeting by November 29, 2021. A meeting request form will be published here for the public to receive login information for the meeting. The Zoom access link and meeting code will be sent within 24 hours of the meeting.

This meeting will count as 1 Community Education and Victim Advocacy hour for Facilitators-in-Training and 1 Task Force meeting for certified FVIP Providers and Facilitators. 

If you have any questions, please call 404-657-3412.

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