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Training dates

7 October 2022, 09.00-15.00 (online)

16 February 2023, 10.00-16.00 (face-to-face)

13 June 2023, 10.00-16.00 (face-to-face)

Training overview

This course allows participants to gain insight and skills in assessing and addressing the needs of LGBTQ staff/students with mental health issues and gain confidence in dealing with heterosexism, homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. Some of the training objectives include:

  • To promote understanding of LGBTQ mental health, what’s different and why 
  • To explore nuanced inclusion topics and their connection to LGBTQ identities 
  • To deepen awareness of trans issues and trans care pathways 
  • To develop affirmative practice interventions and share best practices 
  • To review information for signposting to LGBTQ specific support

What's covered in this course

  • LGBTQ identities and inclusive language
  • Bisexuality & biphobia
  • LGBTQ mental health inequalities
  • Historic LGBTQ Policy
  • Unpacking privilege
  • Minority stress
  • Intersectionality
  • Gender - understanding your own gender, sexuality, and expression
  • Trans and nonbinary identities, transition 101 & pronouns
  • Allyship & challenging discrimination when you see it
  • Action planning for next steps

Who should attend

This course is open to all staff members

Key information

  • Full day training course (6 hours)
  • Facilitated by external trainer: MindOut
  • No charge for Imperial staff
  • Platform (if online): Zoom