Full Name
Andy Kogerma
Speaker Bio
Andy Kogerma is an Instructional Designer and Training Development Specialist with the Training and Professional Development Section of DFCS. He has worked in the field of child protection and adult learning for 30+ years, and during that time has developed and presented numerous training sessions on the relationship between child protection and Intimate Partner Violence. For example, he wrote the DFCS multi-day IPV training "IPV and Child Protection", which is mandated for all DFCS social services staff, and helped Kim Washington develop the DFCS IPV Protocol, which serves as formal policy guidance for DFCS staff working with families where IPV is present. Years ago he participated in inter-agency discussion groups related to developing the Georgia Family Violence Law, which made explicit the connection between Intimate Partner Violence and child maltreatment.