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Code: BH/18/0755 Alcohol Screening, Brief Advice & Interventions

Brief interventions of between 5 and 20 minutes, delivered in a variety of settings, have been evidenced by the World Health Organisation and NICE as effective in reducing risks and harms from alcohol consumption.

The course equips workers with the knowledge, skills and tools to identify individuals who are drinking at increasing and higher-risk levels and to deliver simple brief advice and interventions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 May 2018 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map

Code: BH/17/124 ASYE Children's CPD Module - Compassionate Practice: Addressing the Relationship Challenges in the Social Work Role

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 learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk 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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
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

Code: BH/18/0568 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be detained of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 May 2018 09:30 - 12:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/0325 Mental Health and Learning Disability (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed at staff who work with adults with learning disabilities who want to develop their knowledge of how to support positive mental health with this group of people. The course is relevant to staff from both provider and assessment services.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 May 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/0907 Motivational Interviewing Skills - Introduction (Children's Services)

This is a one day course which will introduce professionals in Children’s Services to the theory and techniques of Motivational Interviewing and explore how to use it in their roles. It is structured to give an overview of the theoretical framework with opportunities for different professional groups to consider how it will impact on their role.  It is particularly relevant for professionals who work with families or young people who are not necessarily motivated to make changes. 

It is therefore aimed at a range of professionals, including social workers, social work resource officers, health visitors, teaching staff, youth workers etc.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 May 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/0467 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 May 2018 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/0583 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.
Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 May 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map