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Code: BH/19/1162 Adults CPD - Decision Making and Partnership Working in Health, Social Work and Social Care; Practice with Older People



This module offers learning and further professional development opportunities for health, social work and social care professionals who work with older people. The module enables students to analyse and critically reflect upon the dilemmas within their own work-based contexts, alongside colleagues undertaking similar or related roles. The teaching will include current law and policy, theoretical perspectives, good practice and research findings in the field of practice with older people, with a focus upon critical application to own practice and agency context. A reflective, analytic and evaluative approach will be central to learning.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 09 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 12 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 29 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/1152 Adults CPD Module: Social Work in Multidisciplinary Settings

To express and interest in this module please 'request a place' by the 31st July 2019 (now extended)

This module will explore social work practice in private, voluntary, independent or health-based settings working with complex issues such as mental health, substance misuse and/or homelessness, either with children and young people, or with adults. Students will consider issues of social work professional identity, as well as the skills and knowledge that social workers use in these settings and the value bases applicable to such work. The module will also enable students to update their knowledge regarding the legal and policy framework and implications for their practice.

The module is delivered over 5 days using a range of methods including presentations, structured discussions and exercises designed to draw on participants practice and personal experience.  Small groups of students will be encouraged to share their perspectives, critique the concepts which are presented to them and apply learning to their own specialist social work context.

The aim is for students to:

  • Explore what it means to be a qualified social worker practicing in either a healthcare setting, or in a non-statutory agency, as part of a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Enable students to critically reflect upon the application of social work theory, knowledge, values and skills to practice in their setting.
  • Update students’ knowledge and critical understanding of relevant law and policy, including safeguarding.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 25 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 05 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 06 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/0725 Autism Spectrum: Leading Good Practice in Services for People with Autism

This two day course if for:

  • people who manage social care services for people with autism

  • members of staff within social care services who lead autism support practice within their service

This is an advanced course suitable for people who already have a solid core understanding of autism.  Applicants are advised to complete the following Autism courses prior to attending:  Basic Awareness, Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction and Autism Spectrum and Sensory Awareness

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room Map
2 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/20/0414 Bespoke Emergency First Aid at Work (**for Pavilion staff only**)

This course aims to train delegates to be an initial point of contact in taking immediate action to deal with a casualty at work.

Candidates will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to preserve a life until more qualified personnel arrive to take over. If however, you are taking a lead in first aid in your workplace the three day First Aid at Work course may be more appropriate for you.

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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Education Pavilion, Brighton Museum Map

Code: BH/19/1039 Children's CPD Module - Promoting Anti-oppressive and Inclusive Practice

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

Note: This module is delivered at the Sussex Innovation Centre, Croydon

A 30 Masters credit level module - aims to further social workers’ skills for working with diversity, and enable them to develop more inclusive practices that promote social change, human rights, social cohesion and empowerment.

Respect for diversity and a commitment to anti-oppressive practice are core values in the social work profession, but practitioners continue to struggle with this area of their work - in part because of the wide range of issues and experiences faced by the children, young people and families they encounter.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 11 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 15 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 12 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/20/002 Food Safety Level 2 Award (This Event For Tudor House Staff Only)

This Certificate in Food Safety is only for kitchen staff and those with a main role working in a kitchen and handling food in adults and children's services. Adult social care staff who may handle food as part of their role should apply for Food Safety, Nutrition & Hydration.

This programme will ensure that food handlers meet the training requirements of the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 2013 and are fully conversant with the practical procedures and methods of applying food hygiene in the workplace.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0054 Legionella Awareness (EVENT FULL)

Important: This course is mandatory for all those responsible and accountable for management of Legionella.

This course has been organised by the Premises Team and provides an essential introduction to issues relating to Legionella and Legionnaires Disease. The course will cover:

• overview of terminology
• background to Legionella
• legislation, including general requirements and monitoring requirements
• roles and responsibilities and how to comply with current legislation

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/20/0433 New Attendance Management Policy Training - How to effectively manage sickness (2.5 hours)

This NEW training is for all managers of staff (including team leaders and supervisors).

We have a new Attendance Management Policy going live from 1 April 2020 and all managers will need to book a place on this training.

This training will develop and increase your confidence in how to effectively manage sickness under the NEW Attendance Management Policy.

In addition to this, you will also need to complete the Attendance Management elearning prior to attending the face to face session.
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/20/0946 SEE Apprenticeship Challenge (L2/3 Apprentices only) - BY INVITATION ONLY

BHCC apprenticeship team are sponsoring 10 places on the South East Employers Apprenticeship Challenge South East Employers

The public sector is facing a time of unprecedented change and local authorities are being forced to find new ways to deliver more for less. There is a need to produce services that offer people greater choice and control over their daily lives and to engage actively with the public to develop them.

This event will give attendees a range of enhanced knowledge, skills and positive outcomes such as:
• Building partnerships with relevant organisations or individuals in a variety of different settings
• Developing inter-personal skills when working with colleagues
• Developing and practising media handling skills, including drafting press releases, social media management and an introduction to direct media interaction
• Developing and practicing communication and presentation skills
• Practicing organisational, team building and time management skills
• Developing resilience to rapidly changing priorities, demands and timescales

This is a fantastic opportunity to take part in a challenge as part of your 20% off the job learning and develop skills for your apprenticeship.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2020 09:00 - 17:00 AMEX - Mayo Wynne Baxter Lounge Map

Code: BH/19/0685 Supporting Mental Health: Practical Skills for Managers (pm session) (EVENT FULL)

Supporting Mental Health: Practical Skills for Managers

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map