ILGA-Europe Training toolkit for training police officers on tackling LGBTI-phobic crime

Published: October 17, 2011

Table of Contents

Introduction

Section 1. Guidance on how to identify training needs and design strategies and training
courses to combat LGBTI-phobic violence
Step 1. Identify the exact training needs in a specifi c local or national context
1. Building the basis for a fruitful cooperation with police forces on training
2. Undertake an analysis of the police forces and identify the main target group
for training
3. Identify performance discrepancies of the target group
4. Determine training needs
Case study – defi ning training needs in Hungary
Case study – defi ning training needs in Scotland
Step 2. Defi ne the main aims and objectives of training
Case study – defi ning main training aims and objectives in Hungary
Case study – defi ning objectives for training on LGBT-phobic hate crime in Portugal
Step 3. Formulate a coherent training strategy
Case study – developing a strategy for training on combating LGBTI-phobic
hate crime in Denmark
Case study – developing an action plan on fi ghting LGBTI-phobic hate crime
in Portugal
Case study – diversity training for probationer police offi cers and police forces in Scotland
Step 4. Design a coherent training course agenda with competent trainers
Case study – training agenda in Denmark
Case study – training agenda in Hungary
Case study – training agenda in Portugal

Section 2. Guidance on how to conduct a training course to combat
LGBTI-phobic violence
1. Ensure group-building amongst trainees
2. Make use of diff erent training techniques
Table on diff erent training techniques and examples from Hungary
3. Choose appropriate training material and tools
4. Choose the right trainers and ensure they are well prepared

Section 3. Guidance on how to evaluate a training to combat LGBTI-phobic violence
1. Why is evaluating a training course important?
2. Who is contributing to the evaluation?
3. What should be evaluated exactly?
    Case studies – evaluating training courses in Portugal, Hungary, Denmark and Scotland
 

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