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Code: BH/17/887 Adults CPD Module - Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Skills and Assessment

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place".

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 14 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 15 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 19 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 20 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 21 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/17/1507 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be detained of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 March 2018 09:30 - 12:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/022 First Aid at Work (3 day)

This course is for those that will be acting as lead first aiders and will provide candidates with a recognised first aid at work qualification.

Upon completion of the course, First Aiders will be able to take control and provide assistance in an emergency situation at their workplace Candidates will be able to respond to an accident or illness promptly, effectively and safely.

Topics covered include: resuscitation and CPR, dealing with wounds, bleeding, burns, scalds, heart conditions and minor injuries.

Attendees will undertake a practical and written assessment on the final day of the course. On successful completion, you will be a recognised First Aider for 3 years; you are not required to attend the one day emergency first aid training as well.

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 14 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 15 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Venue to be confirmed Map
3 16 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Venue to be confirmed Map

Code: BH/18/0117 LSCB - Perplexing Cases Conference (EVENT FULL)

This one day conference is for practitioners from Health, Children's Social Care, Education and the Police. It seeks to assist in exploring perplexing cases and also to consider the issues of FII(Fabricated or induced Illness by carers)

The event is jointly hosted by West Sussex and Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Board

The event is being hosted by West Sussex SCB, at County Hall North, Horsham,

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 County Hall North Map

Code: BH/17/167 Making Change Happen - Building Resilience during Change (EVENT FULL)

Being resilient can help you bounce back in tough times, cope with additional pressures and stay healthy in times of change. Learning habits that build your resilience, ready for more turbulent times, will prevent you becoming over-whelmed by circumstances and keep you healthier in body and mind.

This short course will introduce you to a resilience model against which you will self-assess against your current state of resilience, show you how a stronger base of resilience will help you cope with changes at work and home, and give you a taste of mindfulness exercises that can keep you calm and focused in stressful times.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 March 2018 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/17/583 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 14 March 2018 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/17/908 Safeguarding for Lead Enquiry Officers

This two day course is aimed at all social work staff who carry out the role of a Lead Enquiry Officer (LEO) or who supervise staff carrying out this role. It will cover the principles that underpin safeguarding work with adults and the practice needed to undertake an enquiry. Throughout the course we will be focusing on Making Safeguarding Personal and working with individuals and their identified outcomes to ensure their safety.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Committee Room 1 Map
2 15 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/18/054 Safer People Handling Risk Assessor - 2 days (EVENT FULL)

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to make suitable and sufficient assessments of all manual handling operations and to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to the lowest level reasonably practicable. This course will provide assessors with the necessary information and skills to undertake assessments of manual handling needs.

 

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map
2 15 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map