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Code: BH/18/1167 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 1

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

This 30 credit module is for practitioners with minimal experience of teaching and assessing others who wish to develop their skills. You must either be a registered social worker with a minimum of two years’ post-qualifying experience or another experienced social care practitioner.

You will be a practice supervisor assigned to a social work student while undertaking the course, but you will not have full responsibility for the assessment of the student as you will work alongside a Stage 2 qualified Practice Educator. The module has been designed to meet Practice Educator Professional Standards(PEPS) for Social Work.

You will learn via a range of teaching methods, including e-learning, workshops, lectures and group discussion. A range of tutors will lead sessions based on their areas of specific expertise.

You must also be in a position where you can be observed fulfilling practice assessments and teaching on at least one separate occasion by an experienced Practice Educator.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. Please indicate on your application whether you are undertaking the module as part of an award (and which award) or as stand alone.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 03 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 30 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 31 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 05 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 06 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 13 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/18/0447 Dementia - Assessing Needs

This course is for social workers, care managers and occupational therapists involved in assessing the needs of people with dementia and their carers. Prior to attending this course you will already have an understanding of dementia and its psycho-social impact upon individuals.
 
This course will equip all those involved in assessing the needs of people living with dementia and their carers to undertake person-centred needs assessments.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0079 Dementia Friends Information Session

Dementia Friends Information Sessions are run by volunteer Dementia Friends Champions, who are trained and supported by Alzheimer’s Society. Each Information Session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.

In addition to these open sessions The Dementia Action Alliance are also able to provide team sessions for services who wish to get on board and sign up to the DAA and undertake simple actions to then be awarded the Dementia Friendly 2018-2019 kite mark.  The kite mark can be displayed on your premises to demonstrates to people that you are proactively helping to reduce the stigma attached to dementia.
If you wish to take up this opportunity please contact Matthew Moors, Dementia Action Alliance coordinator at Age UK Brighton and Hove email Dementiaa@ageuk-bh.org.uk or call 01273 720603

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 February 2019 11:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1649 Gypsy and Traveller Cultural Awareness

This course is delivered by Friends Families and Travellers and will develop your understanding of the culture and traditions of Gypsy and traveller communities, generating ideas about how you can engage with these communities

This lively and interactive session is delivered by a member of the Gypsy and traveller community and will give you the opportunity to ask questions and engage in group work.

Takeaway resources and handouts are provided

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 February 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Housing Centre - Ground Floor Training Room Map

Code: BH/17/1468 LSCB - Safeguarding in a Digital Age - A Practical Guide to Keeping Children Safe Online

This half day course from the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) will equip you with information and practical safeguarding guidance to help safeguard children and young people in the digital age. It will help you understand how they communicate on the internet and through apps, how offenders may exploit this and other risks, and what steps parents/carers can take to prevent  online abuse and exploitation. Participants will also learn different sources of support from which they/children can seek information and advice. This course is run is association with Safety Net.

This course is suitable for anyone who works with children, young people, or families in Brighton & Hove, especially those who may supervise them whilst they using the internet. This training is highly recommended for those working in children's residential homes.

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1 13 February 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/18/1429 Meeting the Needs of BAME Children

The session will cover issues of race, identity, marginalization and discrimination. We will consider associated terminology, discuss strategies to challenge racism and explore the implications of potentially damaging attitudes, language and behaviours. 

We will use case studies and a short film and there will be opportunities for small and whole group discussions. You will be able to feed back on the key issues to consider and proposed action to be taken.

 

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1 13 February 2019 10:00 - 15:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/0558 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act. The Mental Capacity Act Briefing will be relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to consent.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 February 2019 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/19/0045 Motivational Interviewing: Facilitating Behaviour Change around Drugs and Alcohol (EVENT FULL)

Professionals can play a crucial part in determining whether clients change or maintain their problem behaviour. Engaging and building service user’s motivation for change is one of the key challenges workers face. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, highly effective, evidence based and deeply client centred approach aimed at helping people achieve positive behaviour change. This course will present the opportunity to enhance existing knowledge and skills as well as provide a comprehensive introduction to those with little or no experience of Motivational Interviewing.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map

Code: BH/18/1531 Restorative Practice in Adult Social Care

Brighton & Hove is committed to meeting the needs of those harmed by crime and conflict, by ensuring safe, secure and effective restorative practices are embedded throughout the city.  This is the pledge made by the city's Community Safety Partnership in 2015.

This training is for staff in Health and Adult Social Care Assessment Services including Managers, Social Workers and colleagues involved in safeguarding.  The course supports participants to acquire the  necessary background knowledge and skills to use restorative practices in day to day work. 

This course was accredited by the Restorative Justice Council in March 2018 to enable learners to have a basic understanding of safe and effective restorative practices.

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1 13 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/18/0250 Safer Handling of Children - Refresher (Drove Road Staff Only)

This course is suitable for Children’s Services and CVS practitioners and carers whose role involves lifting and handling of children.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 came into force in January 1993. This legislation places a duty on employers to implement measures to reduce the risks to the staff who are required to undertake safer handling tasks. This course is designed to refresh staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 February 2019 09:30 - 12:30 55 Drove Road Map