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Code: BH/21/1382 Administrators Development Programme (EVENT FULL)
This is an approach to deliver support and development for administrators within B&HCC. As a result of the pandemic, we are unable to deliver the same,classroom based development; this new approach is to test an alternative style of delivery.
This learning will be delivered in 2 remote (Zoom) sessions, lasting 3 hours, on sequential weeks. You must be able to able both sessions.
This course is for office managers and administrators providing support to large teams who wish to further their personal and professional development.
You will be encouraged to reflect on what you have learnt, and to draw up action plans to put it in to practice back in the workplace.
12 January - 9.30 - 12.30
Meeting ID: 893 7300 8158
19 January - 9.30 - 12.30
Meeting ID: 893 7395 3363
Code: BH/21/0985 Adults CPD - Ethics, Values and Equalities in Mental Health
Register your interest in this 20 Credit, Masters Level 7, course by the 31st July 2021.
The module offers an in-depth exploration of issues in relation to ethics, values and equalities in the field of mental health. The overarching aim is to enable students to reflect critically upon the contested nature of mental health and the debates in relation to ethics and values that this engenders. An exploration of service users’ experiences of stigma, discrimination and inequality will be central to the module, as well as a critical perspective on power. Students will also examine the development of users and carers as consumers and researchers of mental health interventions, and what this means for social inclusion.
The module is the first module of the AMHP course but is also open to other students who may wish to study this aspect of mental health. The focus of the module is on the ethical debates relating to mental disorder, including the use of compulsion in care and treatment.
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|1||18 January 2022||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|2||19 January 2022||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|3||24 January 2022||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|4||25 January 2022||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|5||26 January 2022||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
Code: BH/22/0084 Alcohol Screening and Brief Interventions
The pandemic has raised the number of people who drink at potentially harmful levels in our city, Agnes Munday is offering the popular Alcohol Screening and Brief Interventions course again, this time as a 2h Zoom workshop. The course address the fact that some of us will be working and trying to engage via phone or zoom with people, and mixes best practice theory and skills practice.
We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties. You will be sent a separate email with the Zoom access link.
Code: BH/21/0446 BHSCP - Safeguarding Children 2: Assessment Referral & Investigation
This second of the core courses, is aimed specifically at increasing the understanding, of all categories of abuse, around making assessments, and making appropriate quality referrals, thus preventing further harm/abuse. It will increase your knowledge of how agencies investigate jointly, and provide a better awareness of the purpose of a child protection investigation, how it can be conducted and how this may vary dependant of the type of harm. It should also help clarify your role as an individual and that of the other professionals involved. It is recommended that this training is undertaken by anyone new to a safeguarding role, and that it is completed in conjunction with the other core programme modules, prior to undertaking any specialised course.
This training is provided by Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership (BHSCP)Essential Information
Code: BH/21/1583 Dementia Friends Information Session
A Dementia Friend is somebody that learns about dementia so they can help their community. Too many people affected by dementia feel that society fails to understand the condition they live with. Dementia Friends help by raising awareness and understanding, so that people living with dementia can continue to live in the way they want. Dementia Friends sessions help others in the city understand what they can do to make it easier for those in their community with dementia. The session consists of a 30-45 minute interactive webinar.Essential Information
Code: BH/21/1965 Eating well as you age - Under nutrition - 19th Jan 2022 - *DO NOT BOOK A PLACE ON THIS COURSE, SEE FULL DETAILS FOR ACCESS INFO*
To book a place on the 19th Jan 2022 session at 10.00-11.30 , please click here, do not request a place through the learning gateway.
Covid-19 has increased the risk of undernutrition in the community and identifying its early signs is more important than ever. As part of the Ageing Well Partnership, Brighton and Hove Food Partnership and Impact Initiatives are hosting online trainings to teach you how to identify the signs of undernutrition and dehydration in older people, help you to gain an understanding of what measures you can take to minimise the risk of these and provide knowledge on where to go for appropriate support. You will explore undernutrition, its causes and effects and learn how to use the handy nutrition wheel as a conversation starter. This training is suitable for frontline workers, professionals and volunteers who directly support older people.
Code: BH/21/1799 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care
This course is for Adult Social Care staff and enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. The objective of the qualification is to benefit delegates by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.
The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are attached. 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 and across the Independent Voluntary Sector. 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.
There are four practical assessments that delegates will have to complete throughout the course, and these will be observed by the trainer. During the course the trainer will also carry out on-going assessment to assess the delegates’ knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria. As there is an element of physical activity on this course suitable footwear and clothing should be worn.
There is also a theory assessment/multiple choice paper at the end of the course to assess competence and gain certification.
The delegate will need to demonstrate, without assistance from a third party, practical tasks such as CPR with the casualty on the floor to simulate a real-life situation. If the delegate is unable to carry out this practical assessment, for example, because they cannot kneel, then they will not pass the course and will not gain the qualification. In exceptional circumstances, delegates who are not able to kneel may be able to carry out the task from a standing position, and this is acceptable.
This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years, and will be issued to those who have met the required standard.. The learner needs to re-take the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified by attending a full one day/six hour Emergency First Aid at Work course.
Delegates will be provided with a course manual to keep.
Code: BH/21/1891 Introduction to Microsoft Teams training (EVENT FULL)
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 the Connecting You training team Matt Fleming, James Hardy and Sam Gathern.
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.
Code: BH/22/0066 Neurodiversity in the workplace for managers
Over the last year we have seen significant changes in the way we work, socialise, and learn. While organisations find new ways to adapt, it is important to ensure that employees continue to be supported and empowered to make a positive contribution in the workplace - that includes employees with disabilities.
With 1 in 5 people having a disability, and 1 in 7 people having a neurodiverse condition, most organisations already benefit from the skills and abilities that disabled employees bring to the workplace.
Barriers, such as widespread lack of awareness and adopting stereotypes, improper use of technology, work environments and a lack of inclusive practice in everyday activities and communication can have a moderating effect on employee engagement, and performance and subsequently affect the way staff engage with colleagues and clients.
This workshop will include case studies based on situations that may be familiar in the workplace. We aim to create a safe and open virtual environment that encourages you to engage with the course material, ask questions and work through case studies and scenarios to enhance your learning experience.
Code: BH/21/1071 Positive Interventions for Foster Carers (2 evenings) 6.00 - 9.00 P.M. (Zoom)
This course will provide participants with a range of skills and knowledge to work effectively with children and young people who may be in crisis and displaying behaviour which may be challenging. This course is mandatory training for foster carers.Essential Information