Free Hate Crime Training

We deliver Free Hate Crime Awareness and Training Sessions across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent only.

We are can deliver to a variety of groups and settings including:

  • Professionals
  • Communities
  • Education Settings

What is hate crime?

A hate crime is when someone has a crime committed against them or their property because of either their, Race, Religion, Disability, Sexual orientation or Transgender identity.

Uniting Staffordshire Against Hate have been commissioned by Staffordshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and Partners to deliver awareness sessions on Hate Crime.

Currently we offer:

One-hour awareness raising session with time for questions at the end. It is suitable for anyone looking for a general overview of hate crime, with objectives including:

  • Legal definitions and the difference between hate crimes and hate incidents
  • The prevalence of hate crimes, locally and nationally
  • Barriers that prevent people reporting hate crimes
  • The impact hate crimes have on victims
  • How to access support and what victims can expect

For those wishing for more intensive training, we offer a full morning or afternoon 3.5 hour session for a ‘deeper dive’. This will be available separately.

This 3.5 hr Training awareness session with time for questions at the end. It is suitable for anyone looking for a more in-depth overview of hate crime, with objectives including:

  • Legal definitions and the difference between hate crimes and hate incidents
  • The prevalence of hate crimes, locally and nationally
  • Barriers that prevent people reporting hate crimes
  • The impact hate crimes have on victims
  • Unconscious Bias, Stereotyping, Discrimination and Prejudice
  • How to support a Victim of Hate Crime
  • Hate Crime the Vulnerabilities and Partnership Working
  • How to access support and what victims can expect

Our training and awareness-raising sessions are only available to professionals living and working in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

Bespoke Training:

For bespoke Hate Crime training or for face to face delivery you can contact us at help.usah@staffsvictimsgateway.org.uk.

How to book:

The training link is available following registration on Eventbrite – see the links below. If you have any issues booking these, please contact us at help.usah@staffsvictimsgateway.org.uk.

Very informative and insightful. I feel I have a better understanding around the subject of hate crime and more confidence in spotting it and supporting others to report it. It’s also great to make the links in to the relevant services so I know where to go to get advice and refer people to.

Attendee of 3.5hr Professional's Session

The delivery was exceptional. I was engaged throughout and it would be really great if the guys could attend referral units for our pupils! Fantastic session, so informative and useful
Attendee of 1.5hr Awareness Session

eventbrite

Thursday 16th May 2024

Start time: 10am – 1.30pm

Hate Crime Professional Presentation

(3.5hrs Session with 15mins for planned break)

Tuesday 4th June 2024

Start time: 10am – 1.30pm

Hate Crime Professional Presentation

(1.5hrs Session)

Pan-Staffordshire PSHE Education service

USAH have worked with the Pan-Staffordshire PSHE Education service to develop a locally produced resource exploring hate crime through a spiral curriculum across Key Stages 1-5.

Hate Crime sits under the umbrella PSHE curriculum topic of Similarities & Differences. The Pan-Staffordshire PSHE Education service website hosts a Resource Library where the education packages sit. To access the packages, follow these steps:

  1. Go to www.pshestaffs.com 
  2. Log in or sign up to the Resource Library
  3. Select the Similarities & Differences resource page from the topic list (this is under the Living in the Wider World theme)
  4. Navigate through the resources (in order of age suitability)
  5. The lesson plans are titled “PSHE Education Service & USAH”
  6. Links to supporting slides and materials are included within the session plans