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Monday 17th August 2020 

10:00 - 12:30

This training is an introduction to the definitions, history, legislation and options for reporting hate crimes and incidents.

Published in Intercom Trust News

Do you need clarity around LGBT+ issues?

Our 3 hour CPD Accredited LGBT+ awareness session is priced at £48.50 per person.

This training is being held in Exeter and is a fantastic opportunity to explore, learn and ask any questions you may have in a safe and non-judjmental space.

For more information, click here

There are a limited number of places available, so book quickly!

Published in Intercom Trust News
9 June 2017

Thank you Lota

We were really happy to have Lota join the Intercom Trust team for the past few weeks. She was with us as part of her internship and was working closely with Intercom to help develop a training resource for school staff.

We thank her so much for her hard work and wish her well as she moves on to new adventures.


Published in Intercom Trust News

New enrolments every day.

Intercom's e-learning package, "Aiming for Excellence in LGBT+ Mental Healthcare", was launched at the end of July, and has already passed 50 enrolments. Onwards and upwards!

Our best thanks to those who have already completed the course and sent us their feedback, all of which has been extremely encouraging and helpful.

We wrote this online training course for mental health professionals in the South West. It consists of twenty-one units divided into four modules, and takes about four hours to complete (we suggest doing it in several sessions). And you get a downloadable printable certificate at the end!

Password problems solved, we believe.

A few early users found the login system was malfunctioning: apologies to all of you. We think we've fixed that (there was a gremlin in the commercial software we're using). However, if anyone has any problem logging in after enrolment, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. He can sort it.

Some of the feedback we've received.

"The course is superb and extremely useful."

"The case studies made me think in more depth about some of the complexities faced by some within the LGBT+ communities."

"It seems to me that so many sectors could and should benefit from this knowledge, e.g. The Police and all other emergency services, Schools, Social Care, etc."

In fact we're already looking at writing similar packages for some of these, so get in touch if you're interested! — Michael

"It's a very valuable resource for those who need insight into supporting and working with LGBT+ people. Well done and thank you for creating the course!"

"I’ve learned: (1) greater confidence in my approach in the use of appropriate and supportive language; (2) better understanding of the possible links with mental health issues; (3) clarity in respect of legal positions."

"I guess I thought that as I have had many LGBT+ friends I was 'aware'. I wasn't, but I will be now. Many thanks."



Published in Intercom Trust News
2 September 2016

Face to face training

A range of bespoke LGBT+ training to suit your needs

Why doesn’t your organisation invest in some bespoke training to increase your employees’ knowledge and understanding of the issues and needs of the LGBT+ communities in the South West?

Published in Training