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Code: BH/20/0096 Assessment & Support Pathway (Day 2 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 12 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 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/20/0047 Complaints Investigation for Service Improvement

This course is specifically aimed at BHCC non-social care managers who investigate and respond to complaints about their service area.


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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 February 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/20/0087 Deprivation of Liberty in Domestic Settings

Most social workers know that a person can be deprived of their liberty in a care home or hospital, however a person can also be deprived of their liberty in a domestic setting.

This training will give you the legal background to deprivation of liberty in a domestic setting and explain why it is important that we ensure that any deprivation of liberty is in the person's best interests. You will have an opportunity to discuss some case scenarios including a case that has recently been in the Court of Protection. The training will also explain the pathway for recording your decisions on Care First.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 February 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1448 Introduction to Housing Management Law (EVENT FULL)

This will provide you an overview of housing law affecting the management of secured tenancies and give you an opportunity to consider solutions to some of the problems raised by this area of work. This training is aimed at Brighton & Hove City Council Housing staff.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Housing Centre - Training Room One Map

Code: BH/19/0618 Overview - Health & Safety Roles & Responsibilities of Head Teachers

Head teachers must ensure adequate resources are identified, allocated and deployed for the management of health and safety in their school.  Whilst Head teachers can delegate certain safety functions to others, they cannot delegate their responsibility for health and safety. 

This course will provide you with an overview of:

  • Your legal responsibilities
  • An outline of your responsibilities for health and safety
  • Details of how to manage your significant risks proportionately through a ‘safety management system’ (including the need for policies and procedures,  risk assessment; incident reporting, premises management etc)
  • Where to find the support and resources that are available to you

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 February 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0812 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

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 service users, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. This course is aimed at frontline 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 12 February 2020 09:30 - 12:45 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0905 Safeguarding Adults - Update (EVENT FULL)

This update is for staff who have attended the safeguarding adults basic awareness training in the last 3 years and need a refresher.

The course is a reminder of 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 service users, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting this. This course is aimed at frontline staff who support adults.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 February 2020 13:30 - 17:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0703 Transgender Awareness in Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

People who are transgender are significantly more likely to experience difficulties with accommodation, worklessness and be subjected to hate crime. This course will give you an insight into the experience of people who are transgender and increase your confidence and knowledge of working with people who are transgender.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 February 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

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