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25 Jun 2020
New Pathfinder Resources Launched
Today our new Pathfinder resources are available. They include a Key Findings Report from the project, a Toolkit for professionals and a Survivor Consultation Report - all supporting health professionals and services to develop approaches to domestic abuse.
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.
Free Webinar: Supporting Survivors During COVID-19
Domestic violence has increased dramatically during this year’s lockdown. At the same time, supporting survivors has become more difficult due to the Government’s social distancing measures. This webinar will provide an overview of best practice for working with survivors during COVID-19 including remotely managing risk.6 Jul 2020
CPD Accredited Online Interactive Training Session: Becoming Trauma Informed: A Course for Managers
The need for services to be trauma-informed is increasingly well understood. But what does it actually mean in practice? This online blended training on becoming trauma-informed is for managers who are responsible for the design and delivery of health and social care services.7 Jul 2020
Free Webinar: Supporting Children and Families During COVID-19
This webinar will look at the changing nature of working with families who have experienced or who are at risk of domestic abuse, during covid-19. The session will include: The additional risks posed by social isolation Managing risk remotely Creative ways of engaging with families The new DA bill and implications for children This is suitable for anyone working with families affected by domestic abuse and will involve a presentation and a time for interactive questions with the facilitators.7 Jul 2020