Hate crime awareness training

This free three and a half hour course will provide you with an introduction to some of the critical issues involved in supporting people affected by hate crime.

It is designed to draw upon your own experiences and organisational procedures and will use a range of interactive training techniques.

Who should attend?

All community safety partners and professionals who would like to know more about hate crime and how to increase reporting, elected members and Derbyshire County Council staff (front line staff and line management from any department).

What is covered

By the end of the course, you will:

  • gain an increased understanding of hate crime and its effects
  • look at hate crime nationally and what this means for Derbyshire
  • further develop skills to help you support people facing different forms of hate crime
  • have an opportunity to strengthen individual, team and organisational practices when responding to hate crime

Key themes to be explored

Hate crime themes include:

  • identity
  • key definitions
  • effects of hate crime
  • additional mechanisms of support
  • national perspective
  • Derbyshire facts and figures
  • barriers to reporting
  • empathy
  • risk assessment
  • taking a report and referral

How to book

We are currently updating our training programme and booking processes. Dates for April 2019 onwards and information on how to book will be available by the end of March 2019

If you would like more information please contact us.