To prevent the abuse and neglect of Georgia’s children through education, advocacy and the promotion of evidence-based prevention strategies.

Key Issue Areas

Co-lead in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) prevention efforts with the programs Connections Matter, Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences (HOPE), and Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs).

Lead in Neglect prevention efforts with the program Strengthening Families Program.

Lead in Corporal Punishment (CP) prevention efforts with the programs No Hit Zones and Corporal Punishment Ban in Schools.

Utilizing the Protective Factors Framework through ACEs, Advocacy, and Training.

Implementing the Essentials for Childhood Framework strategies: Raise Awareness & Commitment, Use Data to Inform Solutions, Norms Change and Programs, and Policy/Advocacy.

The chapter works with the following evidence-based home visiting models: Early Head Start (Home Visiting), Family Resource Centers (FRCs), Healthy Families America (HFA), and Triple P and participates in the statewide home visiting coalition.

Advocacy efforts include

  • Concrete supports for families (earn income tax credit)
  • Banning School use of physical discipline

Fast Facts

5.5 total FTEs

CBCAP Grantee

The chapter partners with faith-based organizations, foundations, Kids Count, schools, United Way, and Voices for Children.

Key Contact

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