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Code: BH/18/1238 Adults CPD Module - The Dissertation: Research in Advanced Social Work Practice

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 30th June 2018. 

You can find further details about CPD modules and awards in the document attached to this course. 

The 60 credit Dissertation offers students the opportunity to carry out an in-depth inquiry into an area of their advanced social work practice (relating to advanced practice, education, management) which is of particular interest to them; to develop an understanding of, and skills in, research planning in relation to advanced professional practice and to develop further self-directed skills in advanced scholarship.

To apply for the Dissertation you must have completed the PGDip (120 credits). Completion of the Dissertation + the PGDip will result in the Advanced Masters in Social Work (MSc).

You can find further details about CPD modules and awards in the document attached to this course.

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1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 25 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 26 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 27 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 12 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 13 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 07 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
8 22 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1178 Children's CPD Module - Dissertation

This is a 60 credit postgraduate level module for practitioners of social work, social care, health and education wishing to complete a Masters award in one of three Pathways: (i) Practice Education, (ii) Effective Practice, or (iii) Leadership and Management. The Dissertation is the final module you will take in your MA programme.


This student-directed module is designed for practitioners who have already earned a substantial number of postgraduate credits. It offers an opportunity for you to critically explore a particular issue related to your professional field in depth with a view to developing a leading role in your profession.

To express an interest in this module please 'request a place' by the 30th June 2018.

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1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/18/0746 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.

Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.

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1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/0353 First Aid - Paediatric (2 days) (EVENT FULL)

This course is mandatory for those working with children from birth to five years.

It is also suitable for those working with children from birth to puberty, including foster carers, schools and CVS practitioners.

Early Years staff should attend the course listed in the CEYC training guide.
www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/childcaretraining 


This two day course and certification is dependent upon successful continuous assessment of the delegate. There is no final examination. Participants must attend both days to achieve the Certificate in Paediatric First Aid, a recognised qualification valid for three years.

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1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 25 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/0875 Handling Challenging and Sensitive Conversations - 2 day course (EVENT FULL)

This course is available to all managers of staff (In order to attend you must manage staff)
 
This course enables managers (of staff) to focus on and begin practising the skills required to initiate and manage effectively the types of conversations they or others may find challenging.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map
2 25 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1316 Lifting & Handling of Loads (adult social care only)

This course will help you to identify any manual handling issues within your area of work. You will be shown the correct way to move, lift and carry loads in order to reduce your risk of injury.
 
The course will show you how to carry out a risk assessment for load handling activities and teach you about the anatomy of the body and the mechanics of the back and spine, with a practical session to suit the delegates.
 
Duration: 1 x half day session
Refresher? Recommended 3 yearly.

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1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/18/0564 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act. The Mental Capacity Act Briefing will be relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to consent.

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1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/0260 Positive Interventions for Foster Carers (2 days) (EVENT FULL)

This course will provide participants with a range of skills and knowledge to work effectively with children and young people who may be in crisis and displaying behaviour which may be challenging.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2018 10:00 - 14:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 25 September 2018 10:00 - 14:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/1409 Dementia Friends Information Session

Dementia Friends Information Sessions are run by volunteer Dementia Friends Champions, who are trained and supported by Alzheimer’s Society. Each Information Session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.

In addition to these open sessions The Dementia Action Alliance are also able to provide team sessions for services who wish to get on board and sign up to the DAA and undertake simple actions to then be awarded the Dementia Friendly 2018-2019 kite mark.  The kite mark can be displayed on your premises to demonstrates to people that you are proactively helping to reduce the stigma attached to dementia.
If you wish to take up this opportunity please contact Matthew Moors, Dementia Action Alliance coordinator at Age UK Brighton and Hove email Dementiaa@ageuk-bh.org.uk or call 01273 720603

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1 25 September 2018 13:30 - 14:30 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/18/0228 Financial Management for Budget Holders - half day course AM (EVENT FULL)

This course is designed specifically for all staff with day to day financial management responsibilities. 

The online learning and the course are mandatory for all budget holders. If you are an existing budget holder and have yet to complete training or if you have new budget holder responsibilities, this training is for you.

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1 25 September 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town hall - Carefirst Training Room Map