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FREE Mental Health First Aid for frontline professionals

Source By: Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest

As part of a contract with Hackney Council, Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest have been commissioned to deliver MHFA courses.

 

On 6th August we are running a Youth MHFA course, for those who work specifically in Hackney with young, at-risk individuals.

 

Click here to book- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/mind-in-the-city-hackney-and-waltham-forest-18644267655


Galop Hiring - Independent Sexual Violence Advocate

Source By: Galop

Galop is looking for someone with relevant skills, experience and knowledge to work in an informed and inclusive way as an Independent Sexual Violence Advocate with LGBT+ people aged 13+.

You will be part of a small team committed to LGBT- and trauma-informed empowerment based advocacy and support with LGBT+ survivors across London. You will undertake ISVA work, as well as occasional outreach and development work.

We welcome applications from people with varied work backgrounds who meet the person specification. We particularly encourage applications from BAME and/or trans applicants as we are committed to having a team that reflects as much as possible the diversity of the LGBT+ people that we work with.

The full application pack can be found here as well: www.galop.org.uk/recruiting-lgbt-isva/


Future of Legal Gender - Research

Source By: Future of Legal Gender

The Future of Legal Gender project is a three-year research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and based at King's College London  It is led by Professor Davina Cooper.   The project addresses questions of diversity and equality, through the lens of legal reform and gender.  It is an exploratory, academic project; not an advocacy project. 

One strand of our project concerns the equality implications for minority religious communities of changing the ways gender/ sex is regulated and recognised legally. We are interested in the views of different cultural and religious communities as to the key challenges and difficulties, but also the possibilities that law reform might offer in order to inform our research.  We would greatly value speaking with you as part of this research, and would also appreciate any contact you might be able to help establish with minority religious groups in your local authority area, who might be willing to speak with us, perhaps by way of informal meeting or group discussion, if they would prefer this format to a formal interview.  

We appreciate that gender is, for some, a sensitive or difficult issue. It is also one that some communities are just starting to reconsider and discuss in light of wider debates, including about transgender-related law reform. Our aim, at this stage of the research, is to properly understand different concerns and issues, so our research and analyses are conducted thoughtfully and with depth.  

All interviews are confidential, and all data from the interviews (or group discussions) is anonymous, both as to the individual and the organisation. We are committed to ensuring our use of material from interviews is done responsibly and ethically, so it doesn't contribute to political tensions.  

Please feel free to ring me if you would like to discuss this further, although it would be easiest to arrange a convenient time to call, as I am in and out of the office a lot over the next few weeks.   My email address is robyn.emerton@kcl.ac.uk.  We would also would be very happy to have an introductory meeting with any religious groups who might be interested, to discuss the project and our research, if that would help them decide whether you would be willing to participate.  This could be in September, if it is easier with the summer holiday season upon us.

You can find more information about the project and our research team at: https://futureoflegalgender.kcl.ac.uk/.  


Co-design and delivery of a skills-based MECC (Making Every Contact Count) training programme

Source By: London, Tenders Portal

A skilled and experienced Provider is required for the co-design and delivery of a comprehensive skills-based MECC training programme for Hackney and City’s frontline staff (clinical and non-clinical) from across the NHS, local authorities, and the VCS.

Questions close at 12pm on 15th August 2019 - any questions submitted after this time will NOT be answered. Questions must be submitted through ProContract, any questions emailed directly will NOT be answered.

Region(s) of supply- Hackney and Newham
Estimated value- £70,000.00
 
Click here to find out more

FREE TRAINING: Negotiating Leases for Voluntary Groups with Ethical Property

Source By: Tower Hamlets CVS

Ethical Property are providing a free training session for voluntary groups, with the opportunity for a one to one advice session (with free lunch).

The session is taking place on 16th September from 10am at The Bernie Cameron Centre, 32 Merchant Street, E3 4LX.

More information and booking here: https://thcvs.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=428


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