AVA (Against Violence and Abuse)

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 21442

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Category: Charity & Voluntary Work, Diversity & Inclusion, Human & Soft Skills, Mental Health & Wellbeing


AVA (Against Violence and Abuse) strive to improve services for survivors through our training, resources, consultancy and end Violence Against Women and Girls through our policy, research and prevention work. We are market leaders in training on gender-based violence and abuse, with particular expertise in children & young people and multiple disadvantages.

Accredited Activities:

  • Complicated Matters: The Links Between Experiences of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Problematic Substance Use and Mental Ill-Health
  • Working With Children, Young People and Families Who Have Experienced Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults from Gender-Based Abuse
  • Becoming Trauma Informed: A Training Course for Service Managers
  • Trauma Informed Practice: A Course for Frontline Workers
  • Perspectives On Adolescent to Parent/Carer Violence
  • Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse Levels 1 And 2
  • Becoming Trauma Informed: A Course for Managers
  • Complicated Matters: Experiences Between Domestic/Sexual Abuse, Substance Use & Mental Distress E-Learning Course
  • Parenting Post Abuse – Face-to-Face Course
  • Parenting Post Abuse – Online Course
  • Getting To Grips with Coercive Control
  • Counselling Skills for People Working with Survivors
  • Managing The Effects of Working with Secondary Trauma
  • Working With Children, Young People and Families Who Have Experienced Domestic/Sexual Abuse
  • Perspectives On Adolescent to Parent/Carer Violence
  • Children Under 10 And Domestic Violence
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults from Abuse
  • Domestic Abuse: How To Ask and Respond to Disclosures
  • Trauma-Informed Practice for Trainers
  • Digital Safeguarding
  • Domestic Abuse & Alcohol
  • Domestic Abuse & Mental Health
  • Exploring Trauma-Informed Practices to Working with Those Involved in Prostitution/The Sex Industry
  • Introduction To Gender-Based Violence
  • Training On Reporting Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • CODA – The Children Overcoming Domestic Abuse Programme

Who Should Attend:

Our courses are for frontline practitioners, managers, housing professionals, professionals who support children and young people, counsellors, counselling service managers and Experts by Experience (Survivors).

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