FVIP Certification

To verify if an FVIP Facilitator is certified please review the Currently Certified Facilitator List. If you are currently certified and your name is missing from the list, please contact Jameelah Ferrell, Jameelah.ferrell@dcs.ga.gov.

Download this pdf file. Currently Certified Facilitators

Program Certification Requirements

Download this doc file. Program applications are accepted on January 1 and July 1 annually.

Please mail applications to:

Georgia Commission on Family Violence

Attn: FVIP Provider Certification

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Ste 470 East Tower

Atlanta, Ga 30334

Program Recertification Application 

Please mail applications to:

Georgia Commission on Family Violence

Attn: FVIP Provider Certification

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Ste 470 East Tower

Atlanta, Ga 30334

Watch the FVIP Rules Certification Primer to view an overview of the Program and Facilitator Certification processes. 

  • Program Mission Statement
  • Owner Background Information
  • Disclosure of Business Ventures
  • Program Locations
  • Class Times
  • Class Fee Schedule
  • Indigent Fee Reduction Plan
  • General Liability Insurance ($1,000,000)
  • Victim Liaison Contract (current)
  • Principles of Practice (signed)
  • Background information and background check authorization
  • Curriculum
  • Participation in Task Force
  • Application fee ($250 per judicial circuit)

Facilitator Certification Requirements

Facilitator applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Your certification date will be prorated to the nearest January 1.

Please mail applications to:

Georgia Commission on Family Violence

Attn: FVIP Facilitator Certification

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Ste 470 East Tower

Atlanta, Ga 30334

Facilitator Recertification Application are accepted on January 1 annually. Please do not submit facilitator recertification applications prior to your January 1st recertification date.

Please mail applications to:

Georgia Commission on Family Violence

Attn: FVIP Facilitator Certification

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Ste 470 East Tower

Atlanta, Ga 30334

Watch the FVIP Rules Certification Primer to view an overview of the Program and Facilitator Certification processes. 

  • Commission Provided FVIP Basics Training (20 Hours)
    • Facilitators in Training must complete FVIP Basics 1 Training before beginning any other facilitator certification requirements
  • Commission Approved Training (40 Hours)
  • Community Education and Victim Advocacy (40 Hours)
  • Participant Observer in Certified FVIP (36 Hours)
  • Direct Face to Face Classroom Contact (36 Hours)
    • Complete only after Participant Observer hours
  • Recommendation Letter
    • Written and signed by the certified facilitator with whom you complete direct face-to-face hours with
  • Education Requirement
    • 4 Year Degree or 2 years’ experience as a group facilitator, instructor or counselor
  • Code of Ethics (signed)
  • Principles of Practice (signed)
  • Background information and background check authorization
  • Application fee ($150)
    • Prorated to the nearest January 1

Please contact Nadege Delva with any questions regarding certification.

Contact FVIP Coordinator

Nadege Delva

Nadege is the agency's best point of contact on issues including:

  • Family Violence Intervention Program Provider and Facilitator Certification
  • Family Violence Intervention Program Inquiries