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  • RECOMMENDATIONS ARE STILL IN DEVELOPMENT

    Be sure to return to this page through January 2019, as additional systems are added to the Project’s recommendations!

  • Recommendations for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocates

    Advocates are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices in safety planning and risk assessment, community education and client outreach, client intake, advocacy, legal advocacy, shelter services, children’s programs, and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Attorneys

    Civil and Criminal Law Attorneys are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices in and out of the courtroom, for cases involving children, addressing firearms access by abusers, and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Court Systems, Judges and Judicial Personnel

    Court systems, judges and judicial personnel are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices in and out of the courtroom, in civil and criminal cases, in cases involving domestic violence and children, addressing firearms access by abusers, new responses and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for DFCS and Child Support Services

    Employees of the Department of Family and Children Services and Child Support Services are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices on the job and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Faith Leaders

    Communities of faith are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices to incorporate awareness of domestic violence and address safety, and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Family Violence Intervention Programs

    FVIPs are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on addressing engaging in the coordinated community response to domestic violence, FVIP curriculum, addressing co-occurring issues, stalking, firearms access, victims in FVIP and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Friends and Family

    Friends and family members are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices to obtain support and education and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Legislators

    Georgia Legislators are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations encourage implementation of best practices under the Gold Dome and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Mental Health, Medical and Substance Abuse Providers

    Mental health, medical and substance abuse providers are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices on the job and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Domestic Violence Task Forces

    Task forces are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices which encourage task forces to act as a hub for protocol development, conduct outreach and education, develop community-wide training initiatives and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Prosecutors

    Prosecutors are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices outside of the courtroom, and regarding case assessment, evidence and case outcomes and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for School Personnel and Boards of Education

    School personnel and Boards of Education are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on addressing abusive behaviors among students, ensuring school system employees and educated on relationship violence, best practices for School Resource Officers and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.

  • Recommendations for Victim Witness Advocates

    Prosecution-based advocates are uniquely positioned to impact safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators of domestic violence. The recommendations focus on best practices with victim contacts, safety planning and risk assessment, partnering with other advocates, with the prosecution team and how to utilize the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report.