Joanna Sharpen is a qualified youth worker with person-centred counselling training. She is a qualified trainer with a BSc (hons) in psychology and an MA in women and child abuse.
She has worked at AVA (Against Violence & Abuse), a charity committed to ending gender-based violence and abuse, since 2006 and is a nationally recognised leader in the field of children and young people affected by gender-based violence and abuse.
She has written national guidance for the Home Office and numerous toolkits and training packages.
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