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Code: BH/22/0174 BHSCP - Graded Care Profile Training (GCP2)

Neglect is one of the most important priorities for all safeguarding staff.

This training is run in colaboration with the NSPCC.

This virtual training offer, is part of the neglect strategy for Brighton and Hove and is the adopted model used to make early assessments of neglect.

Once staff have completed this training they will be licenced to use the GCP2 assessment tool, as part of their working practice. It will prove to be useful addition to evidential based assements, used by all those working with children and young people.

It can be used as part on child protection working, and also as an evidential product for family court.

There is an expectation that staff from all agencies will gain a working knowledge of the GCP2 and how it can be used within their working practice.

Please make sure you have downloaded or printed a copy of the documnets attached to this course detail.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 June 2022 09:00 - 13:00 Moulsecoomb North Hub - Great Hall Map

Code: BH/22/0907 Carbon Literacy for Local Authorities: Leadership and Management Course (BY INVITATION ONLY) Cohort 6 (EVENT FULL)

Carbon Literacy provides knowledge and awareness around the impacts greenhouse gas emissions are having on our communities through our everyday activities and gives us the agency and motivation to take decisive Climate Emergency action as individuals, communities and in our roles at Brighton and Hove Council. 

You will receive one days’ worth of training (two half days)  to include the latest scientific basis for taking action, preparation for some of the impacts we will face and develop skills to build significant greenhouse emission reduction plans. This will include making two key pledges to take action to reduce emissions relating to your specific role.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 June 2022 09:30 - 13:30 Zoom Map
2 14 June 2022 09:30 - 13:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0877 Coaching Skills for Managers (for identified managers in Children's services only)

The aim of the programme is to introduce a coaching approach into your supervision practice in order to:

  • Improve the quality of supervision         
  • Embed the role of the ‘manager as coach’ to develop skills and resilience in workers
  • Achieve accountable decision-making through the supervision process

The elements of the programme include:
  • Five half day practical and participative workshops
  • Exercises, demonstrations, practice and discussion
  • Direct observation of supervision practice, providing structured feedback and identifying areas for individual development

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 April 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 1 Map
2 03 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South Map
3 17 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 4 Map
4 31 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map
5 14 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 4 Map

Code: BH/22/0415 Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Executive Capacity

This is a specialist course for practitioners who already have a good working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and who are regularly working with complex cases and situations. This may include social workers, some O.Ts, and staff in provider services who regularly work with complex issues. Links to further reading and resources will be provided in a handbook which accompanies this course.

It will offer the opportunity to explore the distinction between decisional and executive capacity, and factors that may impact such as Acquired brain injury, substance misuse, coercive control, and trauma.  It will include consideration of some models and methods that have been used to improve understanding and assessment of executive capacity. It will explore how to work within one’s own limitations, escalate concerns where there are areas of uncertainty and seek multi agency relationships and input.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map
2 14 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0926 Microsoft Teams Introduction Training

This virtual training session covers the important features in Microsoft Teams to help you to communicate and collaborate effectively using teams and channels. It is run by members of the Connecting You training team.
As part of the session, attendees will join the Welcome to Microsoft Teams at BHCC teams. This is a space where you can find useful information, test the functionality in Teams and ask questions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 June 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0931 Microsoft Teams Owners Training

This course covers the essential features in Microsoft Teams required for managing your team, such as managing team settings, membership and communications. The course will train you to create, manage, maintain and close your collaborative workspaces effectively and securely. 
Course contents 

  • Overview of Teams 
  • Creating a team 
  • Managing and maintaining your team 
  • Managing Files 
  • Closing your team 
  • Q&A 

Note: This course is designed for intermediate users of Microsoft Teams. Please attend the Introduction to Microsoft Teams training before attending the session. You will only need to attend this course if you manage a team.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 June 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1920 Motivational Interviewing: Working Skilfully with People Using Substances

This practical skills-based online course can also be taken as refresher.

The zoom sessions are complemented by a webpage of resources and a comprehensive workbook.

This is what some of last month’s attendees have said:
“It's hard to see how this training could possibly be improved. It was, without doubt, one of the best courses I have ever attended and the knowledge I have gathered up will be extremely useful to me in my role as mentor and recovery coach.”

“The training has allowed me reflect on my own communication styles, and the traps I tend to fall in to. I have lots of new ideas, and resources for making positive changes in my communication skills with clients.”

“ so many useful skills in how to put MI into practice, my clients are going to LOVE this”

“Pretty much everything on the course has been of such value! The handouts and resources provided are extremely helpful and I will use in the future to consolidate learning an apply in the workplace.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
“I will definitely be able to apply this in my current role, and on a personal level. Thank you SO MUCH”  

“This was excellently adapted to zoom with real effort to keep the pace going and avoid zoom fatigue. I learnt a lot more than I thought I would”

“Everyone needs to do this course, it’s amazing”

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 June 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map
2 14 June 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map
3 21 June 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0908 Safer Handling of Children - Refresher (Tudor House 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.

To be undertaken within 12 months of completing the Safer Handling of Children Basic Awareness course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Tudor House Map

Code: BH/22/0295 Safer Working at Height

VERY IMPORTANT – it is essential that you and your manager read the attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants before attending this training.

This course provides essential training for those people who, as part of their role, need to carry out short duration work at height,using basic access equipment such as ladders and stepladders. This course is also recommended for those that manage or supervise staff that undertake work at height.
This training is not suitable for those who routinely access significant heights over 3 metres, or for those who use more specialised equipment.

Clothing and Footwear - there is a practical element to this course so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear e.g. (loose clothing and closed, flat shoes or trainers)

Refresher training is recommended every 3 years.  

If you are engaged in the assembly, use, inspection and dismantling of mobile scaffold towers, then you must attend PASMA training. PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association) is the nationally recognised body for mobile access towers safety and training. Courses must be run by accredited training centres and instructors.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 June 2022 13:30 - 17:00 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map