AVA runs a series of free events as
part of various projects.
Living with domestic violence can have a lasting impact on
children even if they are very young. Using examples from the UK
and Australia, this seminar explores how the relationship between
mothers and young children can be affected and how recovery work
can be implemented.
The internationally famous Prof. Evan Stark founded one of
America's first refuges and coined the concept of 'coercive
control.' This important seminar will give you the opportunity to
not only hear Evan Stark explain the concept of coercive control
and its implications for our practise, but will also feature Dr.
Roxane Agnew Davies and Research Fellow Nicola Sharpe talking about
their work in undoing the damage caused by coercive control.
The Stella Project has been leading
the way on addressing the overlapping issues of domestic and sexual
violence and problematic substance use for over 10 years. This
event promoted our most recent research and projects and considered
the future direction of the Stella Project.
On 15 July 2013, the Stella Project Young Women's Initiative
launched its guidance, Commissioning services for young women
experiencing domestic and sexual violence who use alcohol and other
drugs, at an event held in partnership with RBKC's Domestic &
Sexual Violence Strategic Partnership and CWHH Clinical