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Code: BH/17/868 Children's CPD Module - Observing, Communicating & Engaging with Children & Young People

To log your interest for this module please ensure you click on “request a place" by 30th June 2017.
 

This 30 credit postgraduate-level module offers opportunities to social workers and other professionals working in early years, education, health and young people’s services, to further develop their understanding and capacity to work effectively with infants, children and young people. To undertake this module you must be in a professional role where you are regularly engaging and communicating with children and young people. You may have previously undertaken child observation exercises in a training context, but this module offers a more in-depth and critical experience designed to underpin specialist practice.

Please note - there is a requirement to observe a child not known to you on six occasions as part of this module. You need to factor this in to your planning and discuss with your manager before applying.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. See application information in 'attached document' for further details of modules, pathways and awards.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 17 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 14 November 2017 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 12 December 2017 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 16 January 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 06 February 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 27 February 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
8 20 March 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/17/342 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/17/244 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 16 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 17 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
3 18 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/17/298 Health & Safety Awareness - Afternoon Session (EVENT FULL)

This course will explain the requirements and relevance of health and safety at work including basic hygiene and infection control. It will also help staff working towards these components of the care certificate.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2017 13:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/17/291 Health & Safety Awareness - Morning Session (EVENT FULL)

This course will explain the requirements and relevance of health and safety at work including basic hygiene and infection control. It will also help staff working towards these components of the care certificate.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2017 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/17/090 Reflective Practice - Sheltered Housing

This session focuses on the challenges of working in sheltered housing schemes, recognising the how working with people can impact upon your welfare. It will consider the concepts of emotional labour, resilience, burnout and coping. You will have the opportunity to consider how reflective practice can make a positive contribution to your personal resilience.

The session is aimed at both Sheltered Scheme Managers and Team Managers; the sessions are arranged so that managers and their immediate line reports are on separate sessions.

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2017 13:30 - 16:30 Housing Centre - First Floor Training Room Map

Code: BH/17/435 RSPH Level 2 Understanding Health Improvement (1.5 days)

This Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Level 2 Award is accredited with the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). This course provides learners with knowledge and understanding of the benefits of positive health and wellbeing and how to support and direct individuals towards further practical support in adopting and maintaining a healthier life. The course will provide a national and local context of health and a useful overview of tools and resources including local initiatives and services, which promote health improvement.

 PLEASE READ: The accreditation is optional. In order to gain the Award candidates are required to complete a 45-minute multiple-choice exam which will be assessed. Successful candidates will receive an RSPH certificate. This costs £20, which will automatically be added to your basket on booking. If you do not wish to take the exam, please specifiy this under 'special intructions' when requesting a place.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map
2 18 October 2017 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/17/549 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness

This course looks at the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to service users, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. The course focuses on the role of frontline staff who support adults.

 

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1 17 October 2017 09:30 - 13:00 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/17/221 Understanding Health & Safety Liabilities (Organisation & Individual)

This event is by invitation only.

Recent tragic events at Grenfell Tower are a powerful reminder of the magnitude of risks being managed daily across all services either provided or commissioned on behalf of the council.

As a senior manager who is part of the leadership family, your attendance is required on one of series of facilitated workshops so that you can better understand your role in protecting our citizens, the council, its officers and indeed yourself from corporate and personal liability/prosecution.

Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory and it would be appreciated if you could re-arrange any other events that may prevent attendance.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2017 13:30 - 17:00 Hove Town Hall - Council Chamber Map

Code: BH/17/220 Understanding Health & Safety Liabilities (Organisation & Individual). (EVENT FULL)

This event is by invitation only.

Recent tragic events at Grenfell Tower are a powerful reminder of the magnitude of risks being managed daily across all services either provided or commissioned on behalf of the council.

As a senior manager who is part of the leadership family, your attendance is required on one of series of facilitated workshops so that you can better understand your role in protecting our citizens, the council, its officers and indeed yourself from corporate and personal liability/prosecution.

Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory and it would be appreciated if you could re-arrange any other events that may prevent attendance.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2017 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Council Chamber Map