Adults CPD Module - Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Skills and Assessment
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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.
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.
Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration
This course covers the essential elements of food safety to enable you to safely prepare and handle food and to support people with their nutrition and hydration needs.
Course attendees will be given a certificate of attendance. There is a multiple choice assessment at the end of the course which will be marked and given to participants to discuss with their manager upon return to work. The Workforce Development Team will contact the managers of participants who do not pass the assessment.
This training offer will look at the particular issues around working with the adolescent service user and their families, looking at how support and intervention can be offered. It will consider the local service provsion and how this impacts on the safeguarding of young people in Brighton and Hove. There will be input from various professionals, considering aspects of adolescent attachment,the implimentation of a specific adolescent POD, and how partner agencies are working together to use diversion methods to avoid young people moving into the criminal justice system if possible.
Making Analysis Central to the Core Assessment Process (for ASYEs)
This two-day course is aimed to give participants the knowledge and skills required to use the assessment framework alongside other tools which can assist the analysis of information and assessment of any potential risk to the child.
Priority booking is being given to Newly Qualified Social Workers as this course is mandatory for their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.
You are welcome to book onto this date, but will only receive confirmation of a place if there is capacity. You will be notified by email if you have been successful.
Making Change Happen - Building Resilience during Change
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.
To deliver high quality services, it is essential that the council attracts recruits and subsequently retains high calibre employees. It is, therefore, crucial that managers involved with this process comply with current Recruitment Policy and other related policies, strategic initiatives and the current employment legislation.
This has an elearning module, plus a course focusing on the skills and knowledge that managers require to successfully recruit to post. There is also an emphasis on diversity, and the benefits this brings; and the importance of recruiting the best person for the job.
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.
This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling or Safer Handling of Children Basic Awareness training course or a Safer People Handling refresher course within the last 12 months. Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher event, you must complete the basic awareness event.
It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.
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.