New at AVA
20 Aug 2018
Comms and Admin Officer
We are looking for an Communications and Administrative Officer to join our small and supportive team, working 21.6 hours (3...
31 Jul 2018
Safe and Equal
AVA is excited to launch our new publication - 'Safe and Equal' - a guide on young people meaningful participation for the violence...
22 Jun 2018
Our Consultation Response
The Government Consultation "Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse " has now closed. In addition to submitting our own response,...
Parenting post-abuse is a trauma informed approach to supporting families post abuse. The course explores the impacts of abuse on parenting, children and the parent-child relationship.9 Oct 2018
Becoming trauma informed: a training course for service managers (CPD accredited)
The need for services to be trauma-informed is increasingly well understood, but what does it actually mean in practice? This one-day course on becoming trauma-informed is aimed at managers who are responsible for the design and delivery of health and social care services. Beyond providing an understanding of how to recognise and sensitively respond to the effects of trauma, the course employs a range of management tools to review current practice and create a plan for introducing a trauma-informed ethos to your service(s).30 Oct 2018
Complicated matters – links between domestic & sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health (CPD Accredited)
Domestic & sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health are issues which often co-exist and when they do it can be complicated. This training is designed to ‘uncomplicate’ matters by looking at how the issues intersect and ways to engage with individuals and families.19 Nov 2018