New at AVA
30 Mar 2018
Domestic Abuse Bill briefing
We have published a good practice briefing on the Government’s consultation on 'Transforming the response to Domestic Abuse’, which was launched on...
26 Mar 2018
Deputy Director wanted
AVA is looking for a new Deputy Director to support us in the next stage of our development. You will...
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...
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
Complicated matters (CPD Accredited) – links between domestic & sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health
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.26 Jun 2018