LGBT+ Awareness Education

What is Darlington ARQ’s LGBT+ Champions Scheme?

Darlington ARQ recognises the importance of LGBT+ education and awareness in everything that we do.  We also want to roll this out to anyone who wishes to take advantage of it.  By working together with organisations and individuals it is our aim to encourage them to become an LGBT+ Champion.  The process is slightly different depending on whether you are an individual or an organisation:

  Completing as an Individual: Booking as an Organisation (Champions Scheme):
The Benefits: Individual will receive updated and realistic training in LGBT+ awareness

Individual will gain recognition as being an LGBT+ Champion

Individual will be able to work competently, sensitively and effectively with LGBT + people

Improve CV and CPD portfolio
Assistance to produce and maintain inclusive policies & procedures

Organisation will demonstrate inclusive involvement within the staff team

Organisation will  demonstrate successful engagement of Allies/LGBT+ Support Networks

Organisation will demonstrate effective managerial Support of LGBT+ People

Organisation will achieve better LGBT+ Public Engagement

Organisation will receive free publicity about their achievement

Organisation will receive free advertising through our social media

Organisation will receive updated and realistic training in LGBT+ awareness

Organisation will gain recognition as being an LGBT+ Champion

Organisation will be able to work competently, sensitively and effectively with LGBT + people
The Booking: Individual books a place and attends one of our pre booked sessions at our centre Darlington ARQ and organisation agree a mutual date for ARQ to come and deliver session(s) on site.
The Process: LGBT+ Awareness Education is booked and delivered –  4 hour course, content includes:
What is LGBT+
Defining Equality and Diversity
Sex, Gender Spectrum and Identities
Challenges to the equality and diversity of LGBT people
Discrimination
Mental Health & Self Harm
Hate Crime & LGBT+ Wellbeing
Legal Landmarks
Importance of Allies
Putting Theory into Practice
LGBT+ Awareness Education is booked and delivered –  4 hour course, content includes:
What is LGBT+
Defining Equality and Diversity
Sex, Gender Spectrum and Identities
Challenges to the equality and diversity of LGBT people
Discrimination
Mental Health & Self Harm
Hate Crime & LGBT+ Wellbeing
Legal Landmarks
Importance of Allies
Putting Theory into Practice

Evidence based agreement paperwork is completed
After the Session: Learning is assessed individually during course process

Certificate is presented

Copies of presentation & glossary are circulated
Presentation of award takes place

Logo above is made freely available for promotional purposes.

The organisation receives publicity across all Darlington ARQ’s social media

Press release is drafted for local press

All participants in the training receive an individual certificate of achievement

Copies of presentation & glossary are circulated

An increased public profile with relation to the organisations Equality and Diversity
Cost £15 per person per session £250 for a group of up to 30 people

To check dates or to make a booking please contact:

darlingtonarq@gmail.com