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Training for organisations

AVA can develop and deliver expert training on Violence Against Women and Girls to meet the needs of your organisation.

AVA are leaders in the field of gender based violence with particular expertise in children and young people, and multiple disadvantage. Commissioning us to deliver training in your organisation could be the cost effective solution to your Violence Against Women and Girls training needs.

Below are some examples of training that we can deliver. To search for training on a specific theme, please use the filter by category function.

For more information about commissioning training please complete our training enquiry form.

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.

Domestic Abuse and Children: Preparing for The DA Act 2021

After many years of campaigning and lobbying, children have now been acknowledged as victims of domestic abuse in their own right in the Domestic Abuse Bill that is currently making its way through parliament. This webinar will offer an in depth review of the implications of the provisions in the Bill as well as guidance on how services can begin to prepare themselves for when the Domestic Abuse Act comes into force in 2021.

Parenting Post Abuse (CPD Accredited)

Post domestic abuse parents often find themselves struggling with not only the trauma of having lived with the abuse but their children’s complex behaviours and needs. This course will explore the impacts of abuse on parenting, children and the parent-child relationship. Using the latest neuroscience research as well as relevant counselling, parenting and trauma informed research, delegates will explore ways of working with families post abuse.

Working with Children, Young People & Families Who Have Experienced Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse (CPD Accredited)

Working with children, young people and families who have experienced domestic and/or sexual abuse' 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

Perspectives on Child/Adolescent to Parent/Carer Violence (CPD Accredited)

An interactive, practical day on Adolescent to Parent Violence (APV), designed to raise awareness of the topic and provide participants with an opportunity to explore the dynamics of the issue as a profile of domestic abuse. Information will be provided on definitions, background theories, prevalence, risk factors, case studies and behaviour patterns. Consideration will be given of the problems of engaging with families around this issue and an overview of current service provision (models of work) will be provided.

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