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22 Sep 2016
Seminar: Older women – invisible victims of gender based v...
Gender based violence and abuse amongst older women can be overlooked by health and social care providers. When women become ‘older’ their gender seems to be forgotten or becomes hidden. This means that older women’s experiences of abuse are often...
21 Sep 2016
Seminar: Creating gender and trauma informed approaches for ...
AVA and Homeless Link have been working at improving service responses for women who experience homelessness, recognising that many face multiple disadvantages including domestic and sexual violence, substance use, mental ill health and childhood trauma. The event is an opportunity...
20 Sep 2016
Guidance on domestic abuse and change resistant drinkers
AVA and Alcohol Concern have released joint research and guidance on Domestic abuse and change resistant drinkers: preventing and reducing the harm. The guidance is based on lessons learnt from a review of Domestic Homicide Reviews where alcohol was involved....
Children under ten years old and domestic violence
Looks at basic domestic violence theory and specifically the behavioural, emotional and cognitive effects on children under ten years old, and the impact on parenting for both the abusive and the non-abusive parent.11 Nov 2016
Basic mental health awareness training for domestic violence workers
Will explore attitudes around mental health in the context of domestic violence and cover key guidelines of good practice in support of women who have mental health difficulties.16 Nov 2016
Seminar: Older women – invisible victims of gender based violence and abuse
Against the backdrop of the UK’s ageing population, it is fundamental that health and social care professionals are able to both identify gender based violence and abuse and understand the particular experiences and needs of older women23 Nov 2016