Awareness Matters Ltd

Awareness Matters Ltd delivers workshops and training on gender-based violence and abuse-related issues. We work with both statutory and voluntary agencies providing both in-house and multi-agency training as well as bespoke training to meet your agency’s needs.  

Workshops & Training

Awareness Matters deliver a variety of workshops on gender-based violence and abuse, more commonly known as domestic abuse. All workshops will be delivered online during the COVID19 period of social distancing.

The aim of each workshop and training is to support practitioners from a wide range of agencies to respond more appropriately and effectively so we can support all those affected by domestic abuse related issues. All workshops and trainings are delivered integrating group discussion, interactive exercises, use of dvds and powerpoint.

Whether you are a front line practitioner working with victims and survivors, a team leader or service manager our training is delivered in an accessible way ensuring a full opportunity for learning, discussion, strategies and tools to support best practice.

Awareness Matters delivers both inhouse and multi-agency workshops and trainings to both statutory and voluntary agencies and are able to offer bespoke training to meet your agenices needs. At this time we are delivering in-house or multi-agency workshops and training online.

Cathy is a highly experienced trainer having facilitated workshops and training in domestic violence and abuse related issues for 18 years training practioners from: CYP services, LAC, housing, police, health services, menatal health, schools, counselors & therapists, foster carers, adoption teams and adoptive parents, social workers, troubled family initiative, youth offending, CSE teams, youth provisions, Brooke Advisory, CAB, IDVA/ISVA teams, Safeguarding Advisors, learning centres, children’s residential care, community development, community safety, parenting teams, Volunteer Matters and specific domestic abuse agencies. Cathy is also a Women’s Aid Associate trainer.

Agencies that have commissioned our in-house training previously include: Suffolk County Council, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Women’s Aid, Barnardos, Relate, Southend on Sea Borough Council, Milton Keynes Council, Central Beds Council, Bournemouth Borough Council, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Fegans, ISP Milton Keynes, London Probation Trust, RISE Mutual CIC, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Lighthouse Women’s Aid, Southend Women’s Aid, the Kernos Centre and as part of a DAPHNE funded project providing the first domestic abuse training in Romania.


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