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Code: BH/18/1239 Adults CPD Module - Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Skills and Assessment

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 15th October 2018.
To enrol you must attend the preperation session on the 17th October, contact Edwina Sabine - Edwina.Sabine@brighton-hove.gcsx.gov.uk.

This 20 credit module enables practitioners to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to be appointed as Best Interest Assessors, under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. You will learn to apply the relevant law and codes of practice to best interest assessments as well as how to complete the necessary documentation and follow statutory procedures. The module also explores issues of disadvantage and oppression in the context of Deprivation of Liberty.

Learning is supported by formal lectures and other presentations; simulated case material; and small group discussions. Input is from practitioners, lawyers, service users and carers and other professionals, such as IMCAs. There is focus also upon the development of skills in the use and application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, related Codes of Practice and Regulations to assessments for Deprivation of Liberty. Students are supported by module teaching staff who are available in person during the intensive teaching phase and via email and prearranged tutorials after it, during the preparation for the Open Book examination.

The assessment for this module is a 3500 word Take Home Examination Paper (i.e. the Examination Paper is accessed electronically and a number of days are given to complete the questions, based on a case study), which explores critically the application of relevant knowledge, theory and research to Best Interest Assessments.The assessment will be both a Take Home Examination paper and completion of appropriate relevant statutory paperwork. Students must pass both parts of the assessment to pass the module.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. This module + Enabling Learning + ASYE module make up the PGCert. There is further information about modules and awards in the attached document.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 13 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 15 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 16 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1171 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

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

This 30 credit module is for qualifed social workers and primarily those who wish to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to take full responsibility for the teaching and assessing of a student social worker up to and including the student's final  social work placement. In order to apply for this module you must have discussed and agreed with your manager to take responsibility for a Social Work Student on placement.

Practice Education Stage 2 will assume prior knowledge of, and build expertise in, the critical analysis and application of, the following issues:

  • building solid foundations for the learning relationship - induction, using networks, learning contracts
  • models of supervision, including reflective supervision
  • analysing and applying theories of learning
  • using research to enhance practice teaching and direct practice
  • organising, pacing and managing learning experiences of others
  • promoting anti-oppressive practice in practice education
  • developing and operating equitable and robust systems of assessment
  • teaching and facilitating critical reflection and reflexivity
  • teaching and facilitating the effective use of knowledge in social work practice
  • working with students in challenging situations

As part of this module you will be observed undertaking different tasks of the practice educator role on at least two separate occasions, including the presentation of video-recorded material to the module student group.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. See application information in 'attached document' for further details of modules, pathways and awards.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 13 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 11 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 29 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/18/1449 Enhanced Assessor & Telecare Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This course will support staff to assess, prescribe and appropriately refer for a range of assistive technology covering both daily living equipment and telecare. Successful completion of the course will require staff to complete a competency form within 3 months of attending the training.

This course is for Coastal Homecare and BHCC Employees only, other staff by agreement - please contact learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk.

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1 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map
2 15 November 2018 09:45 - 13:00 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map

Code: BH/18/0284 First Aid Half Day Annual Refresher (EVENT FULL)

Recommended for certified First Aiders - this training consists of practical demonstrations and information sharing and will enable delegates to update their skills, provide an opportunity to ask questions and improve their confidence.

NB: Suitable clothing taking some physical activity into account should be worn.

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1 14 November 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1024 Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration (EVENT FULL)

This course covers the essential elements of food safety to enable you to safely prepare and handle food and to support people with their nutrition and hydration needs.

Course attendees will be given a certificate of attendance. There is a multiple choice assessment at the end of the course which will be marked and given to participants to discuss with their manager upon return to work. The Workforce Development Team will contact the managers of participants who do not pass the assessment.

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1 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/1421 Pensions Awareness (AM1) (EVENT FULL)

In the Well Workforce survey 62% of staff who responded said they were interested in further advice on their pension.  We have therefore set up 4 sessions. These are factual and informative and will last around an hour and will be delivered by Orbis colleagues. These are for everyone who would like to know more about their pensions, not just those who are approaching retirement.

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1 14 November 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Hove Town Hall - Council Chamber Map

Code: BH/18/1422 Pensions Awareness (AM2) (EVENT FULL)

In the Well Workforce survey 62% of staff who responded said they were interested in further advice on their pension.  We have therefore set up 4 sessions. These are factual and informative and will last around an hour and will be delivered by Orbis colleagues. These are for everyone who would like to know more about their pensions, not just those who are approaching retirement.

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1 14 November 2018 11:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Council Chamber Map

Code: BH/18/1424 Pensions Awareness (PM)

In the Well Workforce survey 62% of staff who responded said they were interested in further advice on their pension.  We have therefore set up 4 sessions. These are factual and informative and will last around an hour and will be delivered by Orbis colleagues. These are for everyone who would like to know more about their pensions, not just those who are approaching retirement.

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1 14 November 2018 14:45 - 15:45 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 1 Map

Code: BH/18/0645 Pre- and Post- Birth Parenting Assessments

This course will enhance your skills in pre-birth assessments and in assessing parents with young babies. Co-delivered by a Lead Practitioners from Children’s Services and the Early Parenting Assessment Programme (EPAP), you will learn how to undertake timely and evidence-based parenting assessments.  

 

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1 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1136 Recruitment & Selection Skills Training - 1 day (EVENT FULL)

To deliver high quality services, it is essential that the council attracts, recruits and subsequently retains high calibre employees. It is, therefore, essential that recruiting managers comply with the current Recruitment & Selection Policy and other related policies, strategic initiatives and the current employment legislation.

Throughout this course participating group work will give you the opportunity to gain practical skills to use for conducting effective, non-discriminatory and inclusive interviews.

This course is for you if:

  • you are likely to carry out recruitment in the near future
  • you have not had previous recruitment and selection training
  • you would like to be able to ask effective questions at interview
  • you would like to practice your interviewing style.

Prior to attending this course all delegates must have completed the updated Recruitment & Selection mandatory e-learning course.  The updated course is currently being finalised and will be published on 16th October 2018. Please do make sure you book out time in the four weeks prior to complete this elearning course, as non-completion will result in you not being able to attend this date.  

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map
2 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map