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Birmingham LGBT offers training to a wide range of professionals.

Birmingham LGBT offers training to a wide range of professionals.

Birmingham LGBT offers training to a wide range of professional. Our training provides you with a cost effective solution to improve your staff’s knowledge and understanding. We provide a participative approach to learning which seeks to raise confidence and competence in dealing with LGBT issues, we always aim to meet participants at their own level of understanding and knowledge. We have over ten years’ experience in developing and delivering training.

We have a range of training offers, and can also devise a bespoke programme drawing from different courses.

Our Rates

Day Rate: £660 plus travel expenses
Half Day Rate: £330 plus travel expenses

 

 

Sexual orientation and Gender diversity in the workplace training

Target audience: Managers, senior managers Supervisors and HR Personnel

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants will have

  1. Explored the concepts prejudice, discrimination, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and hetrosexism
  2. Have an overview of the legislative framework including the Equality act 2010.
  3. An increased understanding of the issues of silence and invisibility faced by LGB and T people.
  4. An increased awareness of discrimination that LGB and T people experience in the workplace and have explored appropriate responses.
  5. An understanding of why it is important to monitor for sexual orientation.
  6. An increased understanding of how to create an LGBT inclusive organisational culture.

What people said about this training

“Both trainers shared a great knowledge of the subject area, were rather inspirational speakers and facilitated well when broke into groups or had discussion in pairs as part of general training”

“Both trainers were very engaging and conveyed the information in an interesting way.”

“I have more confidence in challenging service delivery”

“Thought provoking,”

“Would and will recommend it to my colleagues to attend”

“Improved understanding of why monitoring is important”

“More knowledge of sexual orientation and monitoring”

“A very good training session which was informative and everyone could share views and ideas,”

LGBT Awareness Training

1/2 day Target audience all staff and volunteers

Learning outcomes

At the end of the session participants will have

  • Explored the concepts prejudice, discrimination, homophobia(transphobia,biphobia) and heterosexism
  • Understand the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Explored a theoretical model of internalised homophobia and heterosexism and understood the effects of internalised homophobia (transphobia,biphobia)
  • An increased understanding of the issues of silence and invisibility faced by LGBT people
  • An understanding of the impact of language and how this affects LGBT people
  • An overview of the legislative framework including the Equality act 2010

LGBT Domestic Violence Awareness Training

Target audience IDVAs, Domestic violence practitioners, police, probation officers social workers, people who work with LGBT victims of Domestic violence

Learning outcomes 

By the end of the training participants will

  • Have an understanding of the concepts of hetrosxism and homophobia and how these impact on both the victim and the perpetrator
  • Have an understanding of the prevalence of domestic abuse in same sex relationships
  • Explored the dynamics of an abusive relationship as it relates to same sex couples and identified LGBT specific tactics of power and control
  • An understanding of the issues faced by victims/survivors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans
  • Identified risk factors specific to LGBT domestic violence
  • Been introduced to the same sex Power and Control wheel
  • Explored safety planning with victims/survivors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans

What people said about this training

General comments

“This training should be compulsory for all safeguarding officers.”

“This training should be for all officers especially front line officers. “

“Very informative on crucial subjects that will be useful in everyday policing”

“Very knowledgeable, articulate presenter”

“Easy to understand, very knowledgeable “

“Informative and captivating. Kept it interesting”

“Very knowledgeable about the subject domestic abuse.”

“Brilliant and More!”

Good training and trainer had lots of experience of working with people (LGBT) as practical examples.

What did you find useful

“Better understanding of transgender issues and risk factors specific to same – sex relationships, very interesting. Safety plan useful”

“Some new terminology ‘Heterosexism’ ‘Cisgenderism’ Legal status of people accessing other agencies/services to assist/signpost.”

“Good training and trainer had lots of experience of working with people (LGBT) as practical examples.”

“Appreciation of all factors that inhibit people in same – sex relationship from seeking support found thinking about internalised homophobia really useful”

“The likeness around domestic violence and the prisoner of war, tactics and traits. Better understanding of transgender.”

“Recognising my lack of understanding. “

“Understanding of same – sex domestic violence. More understanding around trans”

“Knowing more about LGBT and how to help and support victims.”

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