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Code: BH/21/0027 BHSCP - Safeguarding Children 2: Assessment Referral & Investigation (EVENT FULL)

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)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1632 Communicating with Impact

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the popular Communicating with Impact workshops will be delivered remotely instead of face to face for the rest of 2020.

This has given us the opportunity to review its success and identify different ways to deliver the training, as well as the further embedding of the learning.  We have commissioned 6 pilot remote sessions to support your continual development as a manager. 

Please note that this learning consists of pre course work (approximately 30mins), two, (2 hour) online workshops, 2 weeks apart.   Please ensure that you are available to attend both sessions.

This workshop is a course about presenting with confidence, and delivering an impactful message.  You will be expected to deliver a presentation via video, and get feedback from other delegates.  If you are unwilling to deliver a presentation to improve your practice, this isn't the learning that will support you now.  

  • What is personal impact and who has it?
  • When do we need to communicate with impact?
  • Your impact and communication styles, plus feedback
  • Skills and strategies to communicate with impact
  • Communication: persuading and influencing, assertion, transactional analysis, confidence …
  • Charisma: “the shadow we cast”, neuroscience, strategies for managing nerves/stress, being authentic  …
  • Putting it into practice on “real” issues
  • Learning points: action planning, next steps and evaluation

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 January 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Zoom Map
2 21 January 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/20/1653 Compassionate Leadership

This new session is open to any member of staff who has supervisory responsibility, and is interested in developing their compassionate leadership skills.

Find out how you can adapt your leadership style to help those around you flourish during times of uncertainty. As some staff start to return to the office and others continue to work from home we are all going through another phase of adjustment. If you have supervisory responsibilities, or you work with staff across the organisation, you can support people’s wellbeing by developing your compassionate leadership skills.

The session will be give you valuable time away from emails and day to day work, for an opportunity to think and reflect. It is a group coaching experience, rather than a training course.

The session is led by qualified Leadership Coach, Jo Murfin, member of our BHCC/ESCC Coaching Pool and is for BHCC managers only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1626 Managers Network

As part of Our People Promise, the Learning & Development Team has worked with managers and leaders across the organisation, to provide you with the opportunities to do your best as a manager; consisting, since April 2019, of new modules, lunchtime learning, experiential leadership development, and bite size modules. 

As a result of Covid-19, we've needed to channel shift how we deliver our management development opportunities.  We have successfully transferred a number of management development modules from face to face delivery, to remote sessions, delivered by Microsoft Teams, and facilitated by our commissioned trainers, providing high quality & timely development during the pandemic. 

To further support you as managers, we’re now piloting another approach to assist you manage & lead in post Covid-19 times - a Managers Network.

Our managers network is a 120 minute session, introduced and facilitated by your management peers.

This third pilot session will cover:

  • Welcome and Introduction 
  • Managing post Covid-19:  BHCC FI briefings: the next steps for managers: an interactive session, including Q&A

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1261 New Managers Induction Session 2- Performance Framework, Finance, Audit

This is the second of two sessions and cover mandatory elements of the managers induction programme

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2021 09:45 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1623 Pressure Area Care

To prevent pressure damage wherever possible and to raise awareness and recognition of pressure and moisture related skin damage. To highlight the importance of good skin care, skin observation, repositioning and moisture management for patients who are immobile. Training will be provided by a nurse specialist from the Tissue Viability service from Sussex Community NHS Trust.

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1 21 January 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0201 Resilience (EVENT FULL)

Resilience is the ability to withstand and recover from challenges and adversity, becoming strengthened and resourceful in the process. Finding ways to support children and parents by changing environments and building skills can boost the ability to respond resiliently when life is tough. This workshop offers an introduction to the concept of resilience and resilience theory and provides the opportunity to consider those things we can do that help to build resilient capital.


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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/20/1280 Safeguarding Adults: Being Caused to Undertake a Safeguarding Enquiry

This course is for people working in Adult Social Care who may be “caused to” carry out a Section 42 Safeguarding Enquiry by the Local Authority.

This includes all Adult Provider Services in the local authority & the Private and Voluntary sector. It is also relevant to others who may be “caused to” enquire for example, Occupational Therapists and Care Managers who work for the Local Authority.

This is a virtual, interactive small group course where your questions and input are welcome.

Our aim is to learn together, share our knowledge and skills to ensure that we feel equipped to look into a situation where someone may have experienced abuse or neglect. To plan what we need to do to reduce risks in our service and help the person at the centre of the enquiry to understand what happened and what steps we have taken in order that they have the outcome they hope for.

This course looks at:

·         your role and responsibilities in relation to undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries at the request of the Local Authority. We will look at the nature of requests from the Local Authority Causing you to Enquire and what guidance you can expect to receive from the Local Authority. 

·         Exploring good practice in relation to involving the person (& or their representative) who may have experienced abuse or neglect, ensuring that their views, wishes and outcomes are at the centre of the Enquiry.

·         We will identify and discuss how to apply good practice principles in relation to Making Safeguarding Personal, Professional Curiosity and the six principles of:  Empowerment, Protection, Prevention, Participation, Partnership and Accountability.

·         Planning and conducting an enquiry taking into account the Nature, Scope and Purpose of the Enquiry which the Social Worker/Lead Enquiry Officer will have outlined.

·         You will be reminded of your responsibilities if you are an Employer in relation to DBS reporting and identifying of People working in a position of trust (PIPOT)

·         You will have the opportunity to think through how you will structure the Summary of your Enquiry so that this is accessible to those who will read it.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 January 2021 09:30 - 13:15 Microsoft Teams Map
2 21 January 2021 09:30 - 13:15 Microsoft Teams Map