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12 Oct 2018
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We are looking for a Training Administrator & Marketing Officer to join our small and supportive team, working 21.6 hours...
10 Oct 2018
World mental health day
AVA has partnered with Safe Lives for their Spotlight #7: Domestic abuse and mental health which was launched today on...
6 Sep 2018
Capturing The Survivor Voice
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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
Trauma informed practice: a course for frontline workers (CPD accredited)
Trauma informed practice is a one-day course aimed at frontline workers who want to learn more about how to recognise and sensitively respond to those who have experienced trauma.28 Nov 2018