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FREE TRAINING: Working with Victims/Survivors and Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse/Violence Where Alcohol is a Factor

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Date(s) - 29 Jul 2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Location LG27 Room LG27 133 - 155 Waterloo Road, Wellington House South Bank South Bank London SE1 8UG United Kingdom



This day of training has been created by AVA Project and commissioned by the Home Office. It is based on up-to date research and evidence drawn from a wide evidence base. The research includes the voices of victims/survivors and perpetrators to ensure that the best practice recommendations in this course are backed up with evidence. Similarly the training materials that will be used during the course have been developed using feedback from front line professionals.

Course Description & Learning Objectives

This course will aim to fill gaps in practitioners knowledge whilst also sharing knowledge through the group discussions.

  • Understand the impact alcohol use can have in relationships where domestic abuse is present and understand that the impact of alcohol can be different for perpetrators and victim/survivors
  • Feel more confident to actively seek to identify where alcohol use and domestic abuse are co-occurring
  • Recognise key indicators of co-existence of domestic abuse and alcohol use
  • Know the key things to consider when risk assessing when domestic abuse and alcohol use are co-occurring
  • Understand best practice responses for both victims/survivors and perpetrators of domestic abuse
  • Understand the nature of domestic abuse perpetrator behaviour
  • Understand the impact of domestic abuse on victims/survivors
  • Understand how attitudes and beliefs about alcohol use and domestic abuse can impact on practice 


Who should attend this training?

This course is only open to front line professionals who work with victims/survivors and/or perpetrators of domestic violence or those who are currently accessing domestic abuse/violence services and in which alcohol is a factor. Bookings will be accepted on this basis.



This training is now full, please email ellie.cox@avaproject.org.uk to be put on the waiting list. 


This event is fully booked.

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