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Code: BH/21/0606 Anti racism and white privilege

Brighton & Hove City Council has made a commitment to becoming an anti-racist council.

As a predominantly white council we must recognise what we don’t know, what we don’t experience and see. We need to openly discuss the language we use and understand what different words mean to different people.

To support this, we want to educate staff on white privilege, language and structural racism, As a starting point, we are offering this training for staff.

This anti-racism session has been designed to:

  • support staff to strengthen their understanding of race equality and develop the knowledge and skills to identify and address racism in their workplace
  • Introduce participants to the main concepts of race equality, such as privilege and structural racism within a safe, open and reflective space


The course will be delivered by Lesley Aitcheson, from training company Ceruleanblu. For the last 19 years, Lesley has provided training to range of well-respected organisations.

Lesley is a qualified and experienced organisational and learning development specialist, working with particular focus on leadership, equality and inclusion, organisational development, management skills, and personal development. 

Lesley is experienced in working in public, private and third sector organisations, including councils, universities, finance, retail, travel and space industries, the City, and in several well-known blue-chip organisations. She is also a a qualified psychodynamic psychotherapist with a part time practice in central London.

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1 10 May 2021 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/0662 Promoting the Health Needs of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (EVENT FULL)

This training is aimed at foster carers of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC), to enable them to better understand their role in meeting the child's physical, emotional and sexual health needs. It will also look at how to promote healthy relationships and the role of Children in Care health team.

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1 10 May 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0413 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness

This course looks at the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to adults, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. This course is aimed at customer facing staff who support adults. 

If you require refresher training, please book a place on Safeguarding Adults Update instead.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 May 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0768 Strengths Based Approach in Health & Adult Social Care FOR PRACTITIONERS (EVENT FULL)

Strengths Based Approach

Building partnerships where people’s experiences and ideas can be heard and contribute to the development of social care is at the heart of our vision for strengths based practice.  We are developing an approach  that appreciates people’s interests, skills and knowledge and creates hopeful futures.

 Please join us If you would like to experience:

·         The chance to affirm and enhance your knowledge of Strength based approaches

·         An opportunity to think and reflect on your work

·         A sharing of experience and generating of new ideas

·         A warm supportive environment where you can be curious and try things out

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 May 2021 09:30 - 13:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 11 May 2021 09:30 - 13:30 Microsoft Teams Map