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Code: BH/18/1240 Adults CPD Module - Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Skills and Assessment

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by the 31st January 2019.

This 20 credit module enables practitioners to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to be appointed as Best Interest Assessors, under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. You will learn to apply the relevant law and codes of practice to best interest assessments as well as how to complete the necessary documentation and follow statutory procedures. The module also explores issues of disadvantage and oppression in the context of Deprivation of Liberty.

Learning is supported by formal lectures and other presentations; simulated case material; and small group discussions. Input is from practitioners, lawyers, service users and carers and other professionals, such as IMCAs. There is focus also upon the development of skills in the use and application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, related Codes of Practice and Regulations to assessments for Deprivation of Liberty. Students are supported by module teaching staff who are available in person during the intensive teaching phase and via email and prearranged tutorials after it, during the preparation for the Open Book examination.

The assessment for this module is a 3500 word Take Home Examination Paper (i.e. the Examination Paper is accessed electronically and a number of days are given to complete the questions, based on a case study), which explores critically the application of relevant knowledge, theory and research to Best Interest Assessments.The assessment will be both a Take Home Examination paper and completion of appropriate relevant statutory paperwork. Students must pass both parts of the assessment to pass the module.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. This module + Enabling Learning + ASYE module make up the PGCert. There is further information about modules and awards in the attached document.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 14 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 18 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 19 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 20 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1241 Adults CPD Module: Social Work in Multidisciplinary Settings

To express and interest in this module please 'request a place' by the 30th June 2018

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.

You can find further details about CPD modules and awards in the document attached to this course

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 07 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 08 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 13 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/0627 An Introduction to Induction, Supervision and Appraisals for Supervisors

This course is for managers/supervisors in adult social care services that are required to induct new staff and for managers/supervisors to have an opportunity to increase their knowledge, skills and competence in delivering effective supervision.

 

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

Code: BH/18/1088 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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1 13 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/0906 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.

This course is for Coastal Homecare, Martletts and BHCC Employees only.

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1 12 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map
2 13 March 2019 09:45 - 13:00 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map

Code: BH/19/0214 Families, Children & Learning Staff Engagement Sessions

These short sessions, lasting approximately 1.5 hours each, will be run by various members of the Families, Children & Learning Directorate Management Team (FCL DMT). 

They will provide an opportunity for everyone to come together in small informal groups, to think about the work we currently do and consider how we can move forward as one directorate to deliver not just good, but great services for all our customers. 

Each session will open with a showing of the short Annual Report video and, with local elections fast approaching, we will take the opportunity to discuss what we think is important for newly elected Councillors to know about our services, our service users and our working partnerships. The sessions will conclude with an opportunity for Questions & Answers.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 March 2019 14:00 - 15:30 Regency Road Conference Room Map

Code: BH/18/0286 First Aid Half Day Annual Refresher

Recommended for certified First Aiders - this training consists of practical demonstrations and information sharing and will enable delegates to update their skills, provide an opportunity to ask questions and improve their confidence.

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 13 March 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1770 Inspirational Leadership (EVENT FULL)

Storytelling is a powerful communication tool that is increasingly recognised by businesses as essential to employee engagement. This skill provides the ability to imagine perspectives, communicate values, share knowledge and create a vision. Storytelling and management are both performance arts with particular skills needed, including presence and confidence.

 
so that you can…

·         Speak with clarity and resonance

·         Tell your story in a coherent and engaging manner

·         Experience your new skill in a supportive environment and get helpful personal tips

 
You will explore…

·         Techniques for enunciation and projection

·         Mixing sound and movement

·         Narrative structure and effective delivery

·         Spontaneity and instinct

·         Practising your story with other participants

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/19/0691 Knowledge and Practice Workshop – County Lines and Cuckooing in HASC

Part webinar, part workshop, this session will increase practitioner’s knowledge around County Lines, looking at the issue from a systemic and practice perspective. This is an area of emerging practice on a national level and this session is designed to equip practitioners with a good all round basic awareness of County Lines.

 Participants will be supported to work in groups using an ecolgical model to explore: the national and local picture; law and policy; understanding who is vulnerable with particular reference to cuckooing, the impact on peoples lives; effective multi agency working, emerging  local protocols and an exploration of good practice in HASC.

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1 13 March 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Venue to be confirmed Map

Code: BH/17/1452 LSCB - Safeguarding Children 2: Assessment Referral & Investigation (EVENT FULL)

This second of the core courses, is aimed specifically at increasing the understanding, of all categories of abuse, around making assessments, and making appropriate quality referrals, thus preventing further harm/abuse. It will increase your knowledge of how agencies investigate jointly, and provide a better awareness of the purpose of a child protection investigation, how it can be conducted and how this may vary dependant of the type of harm. It should also help clarify your role as an individual and that of the other professionals involved. It is recommended that this training is undertaken by anyone new to a safeguarding role, and that it is completed in conjunction with the other core programme modules, prior to undertaking any specialised course.

This training is provided by the Local Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map