Avert Training

Established in 30th July 2010 as a social enterprise specialising in adult and child protection, to meet organisational need and external demand.

Avert Aims

Increase public awareness, develop relationships and attend to the needs of those affected by domestic abuse.

What we do

AVERT provides services that contribute to addressing the effects of domestic abuse upon adults and children.

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Our Courses

Some of the courses we offer both internally and externally


Power of Words

The power of words is a 6 week programme

Protective Behaviours – Skills for Life

The protective Behaviour (PB) process starts from the belief

Understanding stress

Understanding stress & how it managing me feel –

Pharmacy Health Education Programme

A community pharmacist will work in partnership with Avert

Building Healthy Relationships

Relationships are at the core of our everyday lives.

Domestic Abuse Awareness & First Aid

 This programme looks at: The types and effects of

The Mind of a Perpetrator

This training aims to give the participant a heightened


Foyle Women’s Aid established AVERT in June 2006 as the training arm of Foyle Womens Aid and further developed Avert as a social enterprise in July 2010 specialising in adult safeguarding and child protection, to meet organisational need and external demand. Avert are committed to providing a range of high quality, specialist training which promotes a positive, preventative and proactive approach to domestic abuse.

Avert Training is designed for external agencies such as schools, youth/community groups and the workplace, and to professionals working directly within the field of family support & intervention or who work within the field of domestic abuse.

The training programme includes Basic Awareness of Domestic abuse, Models and Theories of Domestic Abuse, Domestic abuse first aid (Dealing with Disclosure & asking the question), The Impact of Domestic abuse on Children and the Mind of a Perpetrator.

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Learn From OCN Accredited Trainers

Avert are an OCN accredited centre and have already successfully delivered a number of OCN accredited training programmes and is fast becoming a recognised ‘lead provider’ of domestic and sexual abuse training to all of the professional bodies across the North West who work with victims and families who experience domestic and sexual abuse. Open College Network Northern Ireland (OCN NI) is a nationally recognised Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (the regulator of qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland) Open College has accredited Training Courses written by Avert, and all participants who successfully complete an OCN Course will be awarded a Certificate ( Level 1 or Level 3 ) from the Open College.

Avert Training offer Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence Training in Derry / Londonderry, Strabane, Limavady & Coleraine

Avert Training specialises in adult safeguarding and child protection, we exist to eliminate domestic abuse and domestic violence through raising awareness, preventive educational advice & support, our Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence services cover Derry, Strabane, Limavady, Coleraine


Eliminating Domestic Violence and promoting a non-violent society for us all