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7 Dec 2016
AVA Trustee honoured by University
Frank Mullane, AVA trustee and Chief Executive of Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse, has had his outstanding work in the area of domestic abuse & homicide recognised with an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Gloucestershire. In presenting the award,...
6 Dec 2016
16 days of action against gender based violence
The 16 days of action are here (25 November to 10 December). We have been busy holding seminars with leading speakers and highlighting the work that we do. We have also been celebrating the work of others and building links...
11 Nov 2016
Trauma informed approaches
As part of our Trust for London Project to improve access to safe housing for women facing multiple disadvantage AVA and Homeless Link held a one-day workshop exploring trauma informed approaches for women. The event brought together practitioners, academics, services and...
Perspectives on adolescent to parent violence
An interactive, practical study day on Adolescent to Parent Violence (APV), designed to raise awareness of the topic and provide participants with an opportunity to explore the dynamics of the issue as a profile of domestic abuse.8 Dec 2016
Meeting the mental health needs of domestic and sexual survivors (OCN London accredited) 3-day training on 10 & 11 January and 1 February (admissions to this course are now closed)
This training is designed to raise awareness about how domestic and sexual violence and mental ill-health intersect and offer effective ways to engage with individuals who are affected by these issues.10 Jan 2017
How to use a Response-Based Approach with survivors of violence
Response-based therapy challenges the idea that survivors are passive and identifies the many everyday ways survivors of abuse resist.17 Jan 2017