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Code: BH/20/0095 Assessment & Support Pathway (Day 1 of 3)

This three day training covers the legal context for adult social care assessment of need and examines the role of  professional leadership in modelling good practice, cultural change and performance development in HASC and the Department of Health Knowledge and Skills Statement for Social Workers in Adult Services.

Through meaningful and critical discussions and with the support of a selection of guest speakers, a 360 degree view of practitioners assessment role, responsibilities, skills and approach to the work will be presented and explored in depth.


Attendance by practitioners means the local authority complies with the Care Act guidance regarding training for work under the Care Act 2014 and that staff develop the legal literacy and professional skills required for accountable and skilled interventions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/19/1249 Challenging Conversations and Giving Feedback (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Using actors and relevant workplace scenarios, this workshop will focus on developing your skills for having challenging conversations and giving feedback on performance and behaviour.   

Testimonials:

“Stretched me to think differently.”

“Gave me confidence.”

“The very small groups were great; a safe space to work through scenarios and have some peer feedback as well as from the facilitators”

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 February 2020 09:00 - 17:00 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/19/1037 Children's CPD Module - Communicating and Engaging with Children and Young People

To apply for this module please register your Expression of Interest before the 17th May 2019.

This module can only be taken by those who have previously undertaken the 15 credit CPD module ‘Understanding Children’ as it builds on the specialist knowledge of observing and understanding children and the enhanced understanding of ‘use of self’ developed in that module.

This 15 credit Masters level module is for social workers and other professionals wanting to deepen their knowledge, skills and qualities for practice with children and young people in complex, sensitive and contested contexts.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 21 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 11 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 25 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 17 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/1038 Children's CPD Module - Observing, Communicating & Engaging with Children & Young People

To apply for this module please register your Expression of Interest before the 17th May 2019.

This 30 Masters credit level module for social workers and other professionals who need to deepen their capabilities for understanding, engaging and communicating with children and young people in complex, contested and sensitive situations.

You must be in a role where you are regularly engaging and communicating directly with children and young people as the assignment requires reflection on, and evidence from, actual practice. Applicants may have previously undertaken child observation exercises in their qualifying training, but this module offers a much more in-depth and critical experience designed
to underpin specialist practice.

Please note - there is a requirement to observe a child not known to you on six occasions as part of this module. You need to factor this in to your planning and discuss with your manager before applying.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 28 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 26 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 10 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 21 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 11 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 25 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
8 17 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/1030 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

To log your expression of interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by the 21st June 2019.

You must have previously completed ‘Practice Education Stage 1 (or its equivalent).

This 30 credit module is for qualifed social workers, experienced practice educators and assessors who are involved in the teaching, supervising and assessing of trainee 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. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 26 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 21 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 28 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 04 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 11 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 10 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/20/0040 Communicating with Impact (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed to provide you with an opportunity to review & practice approaches to dealing with meetings, presentations, briefings and attending committees.  It is aimed at supporting you to develop strategies to help you communicate effectively, put your point across, clearly, persuasively and answer questions confidently even if you haven’t had time to prepare answers.

 

The one day course is a mix of input, individual & group activities, with access to online resources & research.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 February 2020 09:30 - 17:00 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0623 Councillor Briefing - School Admissions

Secondary school places in the city are allocated to parents on 2 March 2020. Primary school place are allocated on 16 April 2020. 

The Education and Skills Service is offering an information event for Councillors to explain how school places are allocated and what parents can do if they remain dissatisfied with the school place they have been given. This will help to ensure you can best support your residents with children due to start a new school in September.



 

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1 11 February 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Brighton Town Hall - Council Chamber Map

Code: BH/19/0494 Effective Complaints Handling for Adult Social Care Managers (EVENT FULL)

Complaints are a valuable source of information telling us what people in general think about our services. Complaints that are responded to in a meaningful way can improve the way services are viewed. This short course will help managers produce effective responses and will demonstrate how to identify and implement service improvements.

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1 11 February 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0605 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/0956 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.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map
2 11 February 2020 09:30 - 12:30 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map