Advocacy skills – dealing with hate crime casework

This training occurs over 2 sessions on 21 September and 28 September, 11am-1pm. You must attend both sessions. The training focuses on how we can improve the support we give to victims of hate crime

Free online Anti-Hate Crime Training for DDPOs

This online training series is free to all DDPO staff and volunteers.

As a London DDPO, you do not have to run a dedicated Hate Crime Service to encounter potential hate crime cases. A Disabled person may not contact you and directly ask for help with a hate crime issue. In fact, it is common for a Disabled person to not recognise what they are experiencing as a hate crime and instead access services to address the consequences, rather than the cause of the hate crime.

This series of six online training sessions is aimed at all London Borough DDPOs (staff, volunteers and managers) of any frontline service for Disabled people.

The ongoing free series covers an additional three topics this year:

Each session runs from 11am – 1pm.

Advocacy Skills – dealing with hate crime casework

This training takes place over 2 sessions. Part 1 is on Tuesday 21st September and Part 2 is on Tuesday 28th September.

You should attend both sessions. You only need to book once, but by signing up you are agreeing to attend both sessions. 

Times for both sessions: 11am to 1pm, with regular breaks. Fully accessible, with BSL interpreters, captioning and palantypist

Overview: How does hate crime impact Deaf and disabled people? In these two sessions we will look at ways that hate crime can be misunderstood, and how to manage the effects of it, from safeguarding to emotional support.


  • Understand how hate crime can be misunderstood as safeguarding, and what to do when there is a safeguarding issue
  • Explore how disabled people can feel like their power has been taken away
  • Learn how to focus on what the client wants from us
  • Find out more about active listening and emotional resilience  

Who can attend?

This series of online training sessions is aimed at all London Borough DDPOs (staff, volunteers and managers) of any frontline service for Disabled people.

How to book

To book a place, please click on the ‘Book your free ticket‘ button above. We will then confirm your booking and email you details of how to join the Zoom meeting.

Please note you must attend both sessions of the ‘Advocacy skills – dealing with Hate Crime casework on both Tuesday 21 September and Tuesday 28 September. You only need to book once.


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