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Code: BH/21/0975 Adults CPD Module - The Dissertation: Research in Advanced Social Work Practice

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by  23rd July 2021. 

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

The 60 credit Dissertation offers students the opportunity to carry out an in-depth inquiry into an area of their advanced social work practice (relating to advanced practice, education, management) which is of particular interest to them; to develop an understanding of, and skills in, research planning in relation to advanced professional practice and to develop further self-directed skills in advanced scholarship.

To apply for the Dissertation you must have completed the PGDip (120 credits). Completion of the Dissertation + the PGDip will result in the Advanced Masters in Social Work (MSc).

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 27 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 28 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 29 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 30 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 15 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 16 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 10 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
8 16 March 2022 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/21/1046 CPD Module - Understanding and Engaging with Trauma-Informed Practice - Autumn

To apply for this module please 'request a place' and download the FCL Social Work CPD Funding Application Pack from Attached Documents, complete this and return to learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk by the 31st July 2021

This module is delivered online in Autumn 2021. Dates TBC. (It is also delivered again in the Spring 2022 - this is a separate event on Learning Gateway).

This online module introduces trauma-informed practice as a framework for understanding the impact of trauma, and how professionals can work effectively to facilitate safety and stability for the traumatised children, adults and families they encounter in their work.

Drawing upon the most recent research and examples from practice, the module enables both those in direct practice and service management to better facilitate safety and wellbeing throughout their organisations - for staff and service users alike.

Delivered entirely online over a seven week period, the module affords a high level of flexibility, enabling you to fit learning around existing jobs and personal commitments.

Module assessments include weekly reflective activities and a final paper focused on applying principles of trauma-informed practice in direct work and/or organisational contexts.

Further details on CPD modules, awards and pathways at Sussex University available here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/socialwork/pgstudy/cpd

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 November 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Session Map
2 11 November 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Session Map
3 18 November 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Session Map
4 25 November 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Session Map
5 02 December 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Session Map
6 09 December 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Session Map
7 16 December 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Session Map

Code: BH/21/1706 Developing Effective Supervision Skills (Children's Services) - 2 days (Microsoft Teams)

This training is mandatory for managers and leaders of staff in Children’s Services using the new Supervision Policies.

This two day programme aims to focus on the core knowledge and skills needed by all supervisors in Children’s Services and will consider what constitutes effective supervision and its relationship to safe practice and positive outcomes for service users.

Each day will consist of 2 hours delivery, 2 hours off-line to complete tasks with the trainers being made available between 12:00 and 13:00 for any questions followed by a final 2 hours of delivery.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 December 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 16 December 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1548 Induction briefing session for “Improving Customer Experience” Mandatory – for all new starters (Microsoft Teams)

Improving Customer Experience is everyone’s responsibility which in turn will increase customer satisfaction. We all need to be aware of all key initiatives that are underway in our organisation and how we could play our part in this. These currently include – Customer Promise, Customer Experience Vision, One Council approach, Equalities implications, learning from customer feedback.

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1 16 December 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1932 Legal update CPD session (online) for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) with Edge Training

This will be an opportunity to explore recent case law and any updates in relation to legislation, and any implications for AMHP practice.  This will also include the interface between the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Care Act 2014.

This session will be facilitated by Neil Hickman.  Neil is a specialist mental health lawyer, member of the Law Society Mental Health Panel and has previous experience in family law. Before qualifying as a solicitor, Neil practised as a social worker, team manager and ASW / AMHP for 15 years.

This session will update AMHPs on changes to case law, as well as particular aspects of the law that have changed as a result of the impact of Covid-19.  There will also be an opportunity for individual AMHPs to discuss particular practice legal dilemmas they have encountered and obtain feedback from Neil and their peers.

 

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1 16 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Session Map

Code: BH/21/1489 Safer People Handling - Practical Session Only - Afternoon - BHCC staff only

Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowledge and theory element of safer people handling by either completing:

‘Safer People Handling – Knowledge and Theory Session’ via Teams or ‘Safer People Handling - Adults – Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning’ elearning.

This session follows on from the Teams session / distance learning and covers transfer techniques and the use of transfer aids. Due to Covid-19 this training session will only be covering the practical element.

This practical session is only for Brighton and Hove City Council Adult Social Care staff. This practical session is open to both new starters and staff refreshing.

Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the practical elements of Safer People Handling.  To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the knowledge and theory element of Safer People Handling.  It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed in the attached document. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council. Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates may be a mix of staff from different workplaces. Where possible, if you are able to attend with another member of staff in your organisation you will be placed together.


The practical training session will take place with a maximum of 4 delegates and will last for 3 hours. If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, behind the wooden gate you will find the back door into the manual handling training room.


Note:
To access the distance learning you will need to go on to the learning gateway and click on the box that says - Covid-19 - Deployment and New Starters, then click on the box that says online learning and elearning, then scroll down to Covid-19 Elearning Category, then click on "click here to see Covid-19 elearning section" then scroll down to the Safer People Handling – Adults – Interim Covid-19 Distance Learning. Delegates need to click on full details and then click on Continue. You will then be able to start this online course which covers the knowledge and theory in Safer People Handling.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 December 2021 13:15 - 16:15 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/21/1488 Safer People Handling - Practical Session Only - Morning - BHCC staff only

Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowledge and theory element of safer people handling by either completing:

‘Safer People Handling – Knowledge and Theory Session’ via Teams or ‘Safer People Handling - Adults – Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning’ elearning.

This session follows on from the Teams session / distance learning and covers transfer techniques and the use of transfer aids. Due to Covid-19 this training session will only be covering the practical element.

This practical session is only for Brighton and Hove City Council Adult Social Care staff. This practical session is open to both new starters and staff refreshing.

Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the practical elements of Safer People Handling.  To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the knowledge and theory element of Safer People Handling.  It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed in the attached document. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council. Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates may be a mix of staff from different workplaces. Where possible, if you are able to attend with another member of staff in your organisation you will be placed together.


The practical training session will take place with a maximum of 4 delegates and will last for 3 hours. If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, behind the wooden gate you will find the back door into the manual handling training room.


Note:
To access the distance learning you will need to go on to the learning gateway and click on the box that says - Covid-19 - Deployment and New Starters, then click on the box that says online learning and elearning, then scroll down to Covid-19 Elearning Category, then click on "click here to see Covid-19 elearning section" then scroll down to the Safer People Handling – Adults – Interim Covid-19 Distance Learning. Delegates need to click on full details and then click on Continue. You will then be able to start this online course which covers the knowledge and theory in Safer People Handling.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 December 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map