New at AVA
16 Oct 2019
Tender: Impact Assessment Matr...
AVA, in partnership with Universities UK and the NUS, are looking to develop an impact assessment matrix tool to help...
10 Oct 2019
Breaking Down the Barriers: Gr...
Breaking Down the Barriers, a report produced by the National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage,...
24 Sep 2019
We’re Hiring! Trainer Ne...
We are looking for an experienced Trainer to join our small and supportive team, working 28 hours (4 days) a...
OCN Course: Meeting The Mental Health Needs of Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors
AVA’s most popular OCN course runs over three days and has been designed to give learners an overview of how to work effectively with survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence who are also affected by mental ill-health.7 Nov 2019
Working with Children, Young People & Families Who Have Experienced Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse (CPD Accredited)
This course will look at the impact of domestic and sexual abuse on children and young people. We will explore how abuse can affect the relationships between the non-abusive parent and the child and also the impact of trauma on the brain and on relationships. Practical activities and resources for supporting and working with families will be shared as well as up to date information on risk assessment and safety planning.10 Dec 2019
VAWG Awareness (CPD Accredited)
Held in Leeds at Leeds City Council, LS2 8BB.
This course looks at definitions of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), myths and statistics, reasons why it is difficult to leave an abusive relationship, indicators of violence and how to provide support to those affected. It will provide you with information on local and national services and referral processes.12 Dec 2019