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We suggest you complete the two day Drug & Alcohol Basic Awareness course before attending any of the more specialised full day courses. This is to equip you with more general knowledge and skills in preparation for learning about the more in depth topics. Don’t hesitate to contact the Health Promotion Team on 01273 731900 if you would like to discuss this further.
Professionals can play a crucial part in determining whether clients change or maintain their problem behaviour. Engaging and building service user’s motivation for change is one of the key challenges workers face. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, highly effective, evidence based and deeply client centred approach aimed at helping people achieve positive behaviour change. This course will present the opportunity to enhance existing knowledge and skills as well as provide a comprehensive introduction to those with little or no experience of Motivational Interviewing.Essential Information
Please note: this is a bespoke training course for Housing Options Staff only.
Personal Safety training is highly recommended for all staff that deal with the public and potentially confrontational situations at work.
The training covers a range of topics such as: the various forms of violence and aggression, tolerance levels, potential triggers, early warning signs, personal safety tips, effective risk management and methods to dliffuse/calm confrontational situations.
Information will also be provided on topics such as planning for safety, the reporting of incidents relating to violence and aggression, threat response and support for staff affected by these situations.
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.Essential Information
This course is for staff with managerial responsibilities who work in provider services.
The training focuses on the role of the provider manager in carrying out a safeguarding enquiry when you have been caused to carry out an enquiry, as well as your responsibilities in terms of reporting a safeguarding concern to the local authority and where you may work in partnership with health services.
It explores the aims, tasks and best practice requirements of planning and implementing a safeguarding enquiry in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach.Essential Information
The positive behaviour support course aims to equip staff, parents and carers with the skills and knowledge to support adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour can challenge. This course is for Learning Disability Services who provide support to individuals who display high risk challenging behaviours.
This is an accredited course and your attendance is required on 3 days during a 4 week period. Days 1,2 & 3 must be completed in order.
The assessment and intervention workbook involves work between each day and must be completed appropriate to the needs of the individual that has been focused on for a certificate to be awarded. This course contains a multiple choice theory test on day 3 and presentations to the rest of the group.
If for any reason a delegate misses a day then they should attend the next available course to complete the day(s) missed within a 6 month period.
Please note: Priority places will be allocated to services who are signed up to the PBS Sussex model or services who support individuals who display the most complex, high risk challenging behaviours.
Places on this course are not allocated automatically. To be considered for this course you need to add your reasons in the special requirements box as to why you need to attend this training course. This information will be used in determining whether you get a place or not.
To log your interest for this module please click on “request a place" and then, if you have not already done so, please complete the BHCC ASYE application form available in the documents attached to this course. This must be returned to email@example.com by the end of September 2017.
Compassionate Practice: Addressing the Relationship Challenges of the Social Work Role is the new 30 credit CPD module that will support the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) and is referred to, in this application pack as the ‘ASYE Module’. The module is taught by the University of Sussex.
This six week module, run in the Summer Term, is delivered via a series of seminars and lectures given by professionals, practitioners and service users in children's services to help develop the skills and knowledge of newly qualified workers.
Taught sessions run from 1-4pm. Students spend morning in the University Library, or working on research-based studies to complement their learning.
The sessions integrate current theory with practice, and will help you to consider the challenges and dilemmas of contemporary practice whilst you get to grips with your daily responsibilities.
You will explore your learning in relation to your practice experience and relevant Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) domains, and the course will enable you to meet requirements of Knowledge and Skills statements. During your period of study, you will benefit from access to the University’s library, various social work materials, and from peer support.Essential Information
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|1||25 April 2018||13:00 - 16:00||University of Sussex||Map|
|2||02 May 2018||13:00 - 16:00||University of Sussex||Map|
|3||09 May 2018||13:00 - 16:00||University of Sussex||Map|
|4||16 May 2018||13:00 - 16:00||University of Sussex||Map|
|5||23 May 2018||13:00 - 16:00||University of Sussex||Map|
|6||06 June 2018||13:00 - 16:00||University of Sussex||Map|