Tailor-made Training

PACE trainers can visit your premises or a venue of your choice and deliver a tailor-made course designed to meet the particular needs of your organisation or staff team. They have extensive experience of working within the fields of HIV and mental health and with people from socially excluded groups. The training style they use is experiential and may include small group work, pairs, role-plays, case studies and information exchange.

Diversity Matters

Improving service delivery by acknowledging and working with difference and diversity.

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Understand the effects of discrimination on stigmatised groups
  • Have a deeper understanding of working with difference and recent legislative changes relating to diversity
  • Understand how to make your work and your organisation more culturally competent
  • Have learned how to make your services more welcoming to people from all communities

Sexuality Matters

Improving service delivery to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Have gained a deep understanding of homophobia and its impact
  • Have explored how homophobia affects people’s lives including their mental and physical health
  • Learned about diversity within the LGBT community
  • Understand the basics of the recent Sexual Orientation Regulations
  • Identify strategies for improving service delivery for LGBT communities

HIV Matters

Provides key information about transmission, infection control and the needs of people living with HIV.

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Have had an opportunity to talk about their personal and professional concerns
  • Have learned about transmission, symptoms and disease progression
  • Have learned about current treatment options including combination therapies, holistic therapies and debates around adherence and compliance
  • Learn about the changing needs of people living with/affected by HIV

Sexual Orientation Regulations

Provides key information about the regulations and how they affect your work.

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Understand the new law and the implications for your organisation
  • Be able to explain the regulations to clients, services users, staff and managers
  • Be able to advise your clients, service users, staff and managers on their new rights and responsibilities
  • Identify practical examples of how the new law can be used

Working with lesbian, gay and bisexual young people

Specialist training for youth workers, teachers, health educators and other professionals who work with young people.

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Have explored their own prejudices and how this impacts on service delivery
  • Have a clearer understanding of the needs of LGB young people
  • Gain a better insight of how discrimination and prejudice impacts the lives of LGB young people
  • Explore strategies for tackling homophobic behaviour and prejudice amongst service users
  • Have knowledge of support networks and services for professional and young people
  • Feel more confident about providing inclusive services and promoting positive images
We provide tailor-made course on your premises.

For more information call 020 7700 1323 or email Anthony Johnson.

Visit our publications page to find out about PACE's training pack on good practice in working with lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people.