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Code: BH/18/1238 Adults CPD Module - The Dissertation: Research in Advanced Social Work Practice

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 30th June 2018. 

You can find further details about CPD modules and awards in the document attached to this course. 

The 60 credit Dissertation offers students the opportunity to carry out an in-depth inquiry into an area of their advanced social work practice (relating to advanced practice, education, management) which is of particular interest to them; to develop an understanding of, and skills in, research planning in relation to advanced professional practice and to develop further self-directed skills in advanced scholarship.

To apply for the Dissertation you must have completed the PGDip (120 credits). Completion of the Dissertation + the PGDip will result in the Advanced Masters in Social Work (MSc).

You can find further details about CPD modules and awards in the document attached to this course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 25 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 26 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 27 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 12 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 13 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 07 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
8 22 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1208 Restorative Justice Facilitator

Brighton & Hove is committed to meeting the needs of those harmed by crime and conflict, by ensuring safe, secure and effective restorative practices are embedded throughout the city. This is the pledge made by the city's Community Safety Partnership in 2015.

This training covers the full range of skills outlined in the core 2013 National Occupational Standards for Restorative Practice.

This course was accredited by the Restorative Justice Council in March 2018 to enable learners to facilitate restorative conferences/meetings at the standard required by the Criminal Justice System.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 September 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map
2 27 September 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map
3 28 September 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map

Code: BH/18/1430 Assessment & Support Pathway (Day 1 of 3) (EVENT FULL)

This three day training aims to both take stock of changes in health & adult social care (HASC) and look at professional leadership, cultural change and performance development under the HASC vision statement and the Department of Health Knowledge and Skills Statement for Social Workers in Adult Services.

Through meaningful and critical discussions and with the support of a selection of guest speakers, a 360 degree view of front line assessor’s roles and responsibilities will be presented and explored in depth.

Attendance to the course by front line staff will mean the local authority complies to the Care Act guidance regarding training ‘must dos’: Staff undertaking assessments must have assessment training

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2018 09:30 - 17:00 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/18/0312 Autism Spectrum Leading Good Practice in Services for People with Autism

This two day course is for

  • people who manage social care services for people with autism and
  • members of staff within social care services who lead autism support practice within their service.

This is an advanced course suitable for people who already have a solid core understanding of autism. Applicants are advised to complete the following autism spectrum courses prior to attending: Basic awareness; Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction, and Autism Spectrum and Sensory Awareness.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 28 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/1500 Building Your Resilience

Being resilient can help you bounce back in tough times, cope with additional pressures and stay healthy in times of change. Learning habits that build your resilience, ready for more turbulent times, will prevent you becoming over-whelmed by circumstances and keep you healthier in body and mind.

This short course will introduce you to a resilience model against which you will self-assess against your current state of resilience, show you how a stronger base of resilience will help you cope with changes at work and home, and give you a taste of mindfulness exercises that can keep you calm and focused in stressful times.

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1 27 September 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Barts House - 1st Flr Conference Room Map

Code: BH/18/0540 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act. The Mental Capacity Act Briefing will be relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to consent.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2018 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/1187 New protocol and practice guidance for working with parents with a learning disability/difficulty AM (EVENT FULL)

These workshops are for all managers, social workers, care managers, access point staff and family coaches in FCL and HASC. They are an opportunity to learn alongside colleagues from other services about Brighton and Hove’s new protocol and practice guidance for working with parents with a learning disability/difficulty.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2018 10:00 - 12:00 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/18/1188 New protocol and practice guidance for working with parents with a learning disability/difficulty PM

These workshops are for all managers, social workers, care managers, access point staff and family coaches in FCL and HASC. They are an opportunity to learn alongside colleagues from other services about Brighton and Hove’s new protocol and practice guidance for working with parents with a learning disability/difficulty.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2018 14:00 - 16:00 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/18/0823 Oral Hygiene, Dysphagia, Nutrition & Respiratory Conditions - Clinical Skills Workshop

Sussex Community Foundation Trust and Brighton & Hove City Council are offering a series of new clinical skills awareness workshops for 2018.

This one day interactive workshop is for anyone who provides frontline support to a person with their care needs either in their own home, residential service, day service, extra care housing, or respite service.

The workshops will be delivered by an NHS Clinical Skills Lead with a focus on assisting you to increase your awareness of how base line observations and care can support people who may have a health related need. 

The workshops will offer advice on understanding some medical conditions how to recognise changes in a person’s condition in order to provide assistance or to call for further support. It will also highlight preventative measures to promote the wellbeing of that person and promote good practice. 

The workshop will involve demonstrations of equipment and will include the opportunity for you to practice using it and recording data in a meaningful way along with the next steps.

 

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1 27 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Friends' Meeting House - Meeting Room (see map) Map

Code: BH/18/1343 Pensions Awareness (EVENT FULL)

In the Well Workforce survey 62% of staff who responded said they were interested in further advice on their pension.  We have therefore set up 4 sessions. These are factual and informative and will last around an hour and will be delivered by Orbis colleagues. These are for everyone who would like to know more about their pensions, not just those who are approaching retirement.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2018 09:45 - 10:45 Housing Centre - Conference Room Map