New at AVA
8 Mar 2018
Domestic Abuse Bill
Today, on International Women’s Day, the government launched its consultation on the Domestic Abuse Bill. Yesterday, we held a seminar to...
1 Mar 2018
Young people’s guide
The young people's quick guide for the NICE guidelines on child abuse/neglect has been launched. We are really proud to...
7 Feb 2018
Become an AVA Trustee
We are looking for skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated people to join our Board. We currently have an amazing Board of...
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).20 Mar 2018
Children under ten years old and domestic violence (CPD accredited)
This course looks at basic domestic violence theory and specifically how children under ten years old are affected by domestic violence. It focuses on the behavioural, emotional and cognitive effects on children under ten years old, as well as the links between domestic violence and child abuse and the impact on parenting for both the abusive and the non-abusive parent.10 May 2018
Community Groups programme (3-day facilitator training)
Community Group programmes are for children, young people & their mothers who have experienced domestic violence. This 3-day training course is for practitioners to train to become Community Group coordinators.20 Jun 2018