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21 May 2020
New Opportunity – Join our community of practice on Multiple Disadvantage and Child Removal
AVA has launched a new project – ‘Staying Mum’ – in order to develop responses to women facing multiple disadvantage who have had their children removed. As part of the project we are looking to recruit up to twenty professionals to found a community of practice on focusing on women’s experiences of multiple disadvantage and child removal.
28 Apr 2020
Our Switch to Online Training
During Covid-19 we have moved our training online - we have online blended learning, webinars and e-learning courses.
22 Apr 2020
Supporting Survivors During COVID-19: Guidance for Mental Health Professionals
Blog about guidance AVA has published which gives key information and practical support for mental health professionals to support responses to domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.9 Jun 2020
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.22 Jun 2020
Online Interactive Training Session: Domestic Violence Awareness
This course looks at the definition, prevalence and nature of domestic abuse, indicators of abuse, how to ask about and respond effectively to disclosures and the reasons why it is difficult to leave an abusive relationship. It will also provide you with information on relevant support services. This course is delivered online and involves independent learning and an interactive training session.24 Jun 2020