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Meeting the Needs of BAME Children

Course Code
BH/18/1428
Course Types
Training Event
Overview

The session will cover issues of race, identity, marginalization and discrimination. We will consider associated terminology, discuss strategies to challenge racism and explore the implications of potentially damaging attitudes, language and behaviours. 


We will use case studies and a short film and there will be opportunities for small and whole group discussions. You will be able to feed back on the key issues to consider and proposed action to be taken.


 

Start Date
Thursday 24 January 2019
End Date
Thursday 24 January 2019
Times
10:00 - 15:30
Number of Sessions
1
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will:



  • be able to challenge your own assumptions and attitudes

  • be able to identify racism and understand why it is important to challenge

  • have considered the importance of context in responding appropriately

  • understand the benefits of early intervention and have considered different techniques

  • have practiced the skills and approaches to challenge behaviour confidently in a fair and consistent way

  • understand why it is important for children, particularly looked - after children of BME backgrounds, to develop a positive sense of identity

  • be able to encourage discussion regarding the opportunities and difficulties faced when working in diverse or less diverse teams  - and be able, where necessary, to challenge established practices and procedures


 

Additional information
Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC) / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites

It would be useful to undertake the Elearning module "Introduction to Equality & Diversity" to be completed before attending the skills workshop and can be found on the Brighton & Hove Learning Gateway.

Venue
Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room , Bartholomew Square
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
Yaa Asare
tutors
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£0.00
Tier 4
£0.00
Tier 5
£0.00