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Code: BH/19/0962 Emergency First Aid - For Shared Lives Carers Only

This course, 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 10 May 2019 10:00 - 14:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 17 May 2019 10:00 - 14:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0156 Makaton - Enhancement (3 days)

This course is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using Makaton. This is the professional route. 


Makaton is a language programme involving speech, manual signs and graphic symbols developed to help people with communication difficulties, especially people with learning disabilities.

By the end of this 3 day workshop participants will have improved and developed their skills using Makaton signs and symbols from stages 5-8.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map
2 16 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map
3 17 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/19/0203 People & Performance Management - 2 day course (EVENT FULL)

This course is specifically for Brighton & Hove City Council managers and staff who are moving into or aspiring to management roles in the near future at the council
 
This two day course will provide an opportunity for managers to discuss and debate the challenges they face in managing performance at Brighton & Hove City Council. Opportunities will be available to explore different approaches to managing performance and how to manage both effective performers and staff who are underperforming.

Part of the course will involve finding out about the HR policies and procedures you need to know and carry out to deliver your role effectively.


A central component of the course will be analysing our performance as managers by identifying our strengths and areas for development in our managerial roles.


This is a skills based course with plenty of opportunities to work in small groups, develop skills and receive peer feed-back.


The course will offer a variety of management tools to enable managers to develop their management practice.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room Map
2 17 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/19/0102 PROACT-SCIPr-UK® Introduction and Foundation Refresher for children's residential & outreach staff

PROACT-SCIPr-UK is an organisational approach to understanding behaviour and supporting individuals to manage their own behaviour using Positive Behaviour Support.

This one day training is an annual refresher of both the Introduction and Foundation training. All participants should have already attended the original training.  

During the course we will include:

  • philosophy of PROACT-SCIPr-UK ®
  • understanding behaviour
  • beliefs, values and attitudes
  • the whole approach
  • understanding the individual
  • reaction to crisis
  • calming techniques
  • legal issues and risk assessment
  • health & safety around physical interventions taught
  • record, reporting, record keeping documentation

Audit based physical interventions:

  • assertive commands
  • stance
  • protective stance (stage 1)
  • touch support
  • protective stance (stage 2)
  • front approach prevention
  • front arm catch
  • two person touch support
  • one and two person escorts
  • front and back hair pull

The course includes a short written test to assess participants' understanding of course content and an assessment of the physical interventions taught during the course.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 May 2019 09:15 - 15:30 Hill Park School (lower site) venue Map