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DAA are one of the recipients of the prestigious Queen's Award 2012.

This award recognises volunteer led organisations providing services that meet the needs of people living in the community.

This is a fantastic achievement for us all and DAA would like to thank our volunteers for their wonderful efforts.


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Evening counselling appointments are now available.

We also offer Skype/telephone counselling for clients unable to come to DAA.
Please call the office for information.


DAA  2017 Training Programme

For more information on our training events please click here.

Working with Survivors in a Multi-Disciplinary Context

“This seminar has given me a better understanding of how to help the client and what I can do for them.”

I feel more confident; education and awareness are empowering.”

Facilitated by Ann Daniel and Kate Howe.

This seminar will be of interest to practitioners who work with survivors of childhood abuse.

The seminar aims to increase your knowledge around Child Protection and Mental Health Issues, and enable you to help clients to manage their fear and anger around issues connected to their vulnerability when working with other professionals. Also, to enable you to support clients to be assertive in seeking help and entitlements.

Ann Daniel is a founder member and trustee of DAA and also an experienced counsellor and social worker.

Kate Howe is a trustee of DAA and is BA Social Work and Programme leader at Bournemouth University.

This seminar can be run as an in-house training seminar at your organisation. Please contact our office for more details:

01202 732424