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Code: BH/19/1166 Adult CPD - Social & Psychological Contexts of Mental Health

Register your interest in this 40 Credit, Masters Level 7 Course by the 28th June 2019. 

This module takes a critical approach to the contested nature and origins of mental health, mental illness and mental disorder, with an emphasis on social perspectives. Through the examination of a range of models of mental disorder and interventions, students are encouraged to reflect on the nature of diagnosis and treatment. In particular, they will be supported to gain a greater understanding of the implications of mental disorders and treatments for service users, families and carers.

5000 word essay which explores different perspectives on, and interventions for, a particular form of mental disorder, and considers the relevance of this knowledge for practice. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 25 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 26 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 02 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 03 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 04 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/0892 Autism Spectrum Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

The course will consider the autism spectrum as a whole and the experiences of autistic people living in a neurotypical world. Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autisic people, either through written accounts, video or presentations.

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1 26 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/20/0050 Bite Size CV Writing

This Bite Size course will give you the opportunity to learn how to write a good CV.
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2020 14:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0697 Emergency First Aid at Work - for council employees and schools ONLY (EVENT FULL)

This course aims to train delegates to be an initial point of contact in taking immediate action to deal with a casualty at work.

Candidates will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to preserve a life until more qualified personnel arrive to take over. If however, you are taking a lead in first aid in your workplace the three day First Aid at Work course may be more appropriate for you.

NB: Suitable clothing taking some physical activity into account should be worn.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1342 Medicines Administration - Foundation Course for Community Services (EVENT FULL)

A practical course teaching how to administer medicines (in original packs and blister packs) in a systematic way to reduce the chance of errors. It covers the care certificate and CQC requirements for medication training.

The course includes a competence test (simulated medicines rounds) with a follow-on assessment if learners fail this.

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1 26 February 2020 09:15 - 13:30 Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/20/0429 New Attendance Management Policy Training - How to effectively manage sickness (2.5 hours) (EVENT FULL)

This NEW training is for all managers of staff (including team leaders and supervisors).

We have a new Attendance Management Policy going live from 1 April 2020 and all managers will need to book a place on this training.

This training will develop and increase your confidence in how to effectively manage sickness under the NEW Attendance Management Policy.

In addition to this, you will also need to complete the Attendance Management elearning prior to attending the face to face session.
 

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1 26 February 2020 10:00 - 12:30 Barts House - 3rd Flr Conference Room Map

Code: BH/19/0100 Recruitment & Selection Skills Training - 1 day (EVENT FULL)

To deliver high quality services, it is essential that the council attracts, recruits and subsequently retains high calibre employees. It is, therefore, essential that recruiting managers comply with the current Recruitment & Selection Policy and other related policies, strategic initiatives and the current employment legislation.

Throughout this course participating group work will give you the opportunity to gain practical skills to use for conducting effective, non-discriminatory and inclusive interviews.

This course is for you if:

  • you are likely to carry out recruitment in the near future
  • you have not had previous recruitment and selection training
  • you would like to be able to ask effective questions at interview
  • you would like to practice your interviewing style.

Prior to attending this course all delegates must have completed the updated Recruitment & Selection mandatory e-learning course.  Please do make sure you book out time in the four weeks prior to complete this elearning course, as non-completion may result in you not being able to attend this date.  

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/1135 Staying Focused with the Bullet Journal (EVENT FULL)

This practical 1 day workshop and follow up e-learning  module offers an opportunity to begin developing a reflective to-do list system, to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy work settings.

We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal, a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits which support focus and work-life balance.

Part 2 - Staying Focused Follow Up e-learning - Approximately one month after the workshop, participants will be emailed follow-up supporting resources and a link to access Part 2 of the course, 'Staying Focused e-learning module - Monthly Migration and Reflection'. This module will take approximately 2 hours to complete and involves working on your live Bullet Journal to move into the new month, guided by video lessons.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Moulsecoomb North Hub - Great Hall Map