A.A., Applied Science, Queensborough Community College
Jeanette B. Meyer is the Strengthening Families Georgia (SFG) Project Coordinator at Prevent Child Abuse Georgia which is housed in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development in the School of Public Health. Prior to coming to GSU, she spent 9 years working with the SFG Partnership to advance their mission to embed the Strengthening Families assets-based framework of Protective Factors in all systems, programs, services and activities that support young children and their families. Additionally she has been involved in Essentials for Children, the Georgia Family Support Network and other child abuse and neglect prevention initiatives in Georgia. Jeanette has also previously work at Prevent Child Abuse Georgia when it was a stand alone non-profit.
Jeanette has extensive experience in advancing Georgia’s child abuse and neglect prevention initiatives; specifically by:
- Identifying trends and emerging issues in supporting children and families and developing training programs focused on child abuse prevention through education and increased public awareness;
- Establishing cohesive, high-quality training programs collaboratively with State of Georgia staff and community partners statewide; and
- Setting appropriate controls/metrics to gauge program effectiveness, and maintain accountability for meeting program goals by working collaboratively with many Partners.