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24 Nov 2020
What The VAWG Sector Can do to Meaningfully Support Black Lives Matter
Aqsa Suleman, AVA guest blogger discusses what the VAWG sector can do to meaningfully support Black Lives Matter.
5 Nov 2020
We are Hiring – Clinical Supervisor
AVA are looking for an experienced Clinical Supervisor with expertise in domestic abuse and multiple disadvantage to provide group and individual supervision.
15 Oct 2020
Breathing Space: Update – Consultation Event & Seeking Organisations to Participate in Beta-launch
We are running a virtual consultation event on 28th October 3-4pm, to give you an overview of the tool’s functions and how it was developed. If you run or provide a frontline service we are also looking for organisations to participate in our beta-launch in November and December. Read full post to find out more.
CPD Accredited Online Interactive Training Session: Complicated Matters: The Links Between Experiences of Domestic & Sexual Violence, Substance Use & Mental Distress
Domestic and sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health are three issues which often co-exist. And when they do, things can become complicated. This online training is designed to ‘uncomplicate’ matters by raising awareness about how the three issues intersect and offer effective ways to engage with individuals and families who are affected by these issues.16 Dec 2020
CPD Accredited Online Interactive Training Session: Managing The Effects of Working With Secondary Trauma
Managing the secondary effects of working with trauma will help professionals understand and identify the dynamics and psychological issues that come from work with survivors of trauma. You will be supported to address the issues with the client and to look at ways to promote self-care, especially the appropriate use of supervision and reflective practice. Additionally, the training will provide you with the opportunity to recognise and celebrate achievements and also to reflect on challenges met at a personal and professional level.19 Jan 2021
CPD Accredited Online Interactive Training Session: Trauma Informed Practice: A Course for Frontline Workers
Trauma informed practice: a course for frontline practitioners is an online blended training. It is for frontline workers who want to learn more about how to recognise and sensitively respond to people who have experienced trauma. In addition to exploring what a trauma informed approach looks like, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your practice. You will also take away some practical tools to help you respond in a more trauma informed way when you work with service users.20 Jan 2021