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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.

Complicated Matters: The Links Between Experiences of Domestic & Sexual Violence, Substance Use and Mental Ill-Health (CPD Accredited)

Domestic and sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health are three issues which often co-exist. And when they do, things can become complicated. This training is designed to ‘uncomplicate’ matters by raising awareness about how the three issues intersect and offer effective ways to engage with individuals and families who are affected by these issues.

Becoming Trauma Informed: A Training Course for 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).

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