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FVIP Class Update

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

Jan
30

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: January 30, 2021

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Approved for 6 FVIP Hours

Download this pdf file.To register 

 

Feb
4

Family Violence Fatality Review Verification Training

The Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) will be joining the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia (PAC) to discuss the Fatality Review Verification Process.

Feb
8

Stand With Survivors Advocacy Days - Advocacy 101 Training (Morning Session)

Stand With Survivors Days convenes advocates from around the state for to meet with legislators about some of the most pressing intimate partner and sexual violence-related issues under consideration by the Georgia General Assembly.

All Stand With Survivors Days participants are strongly encouraged to attend one of two sessions of Advocacy 101. These two-hour training sessions will cover the basics of the legislative process in Georgia as well as an overview of all the legislative issues you will discuss with your legislators.

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