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Code: BH/22/0621 AMHP Study Day: Autism spectrum disorder for AMHPs

This CPD session with the University of Brighton is for AMHPs and will be held online. 

The Course will provide:

·         Updated knowledge and practice relating to assessments with people with autistic spectrum disorders

·         An update on the current Transforming Care Agenda and the relevance of this to their statutory role

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1 28 June 2022 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0716 Mental Capacity, Acquired Brain Injury and Social Work (EVENT FULL)

These sessions are kindly provided by the Sussex Acquired Brain Injury Forum (SABIF). The SABIF aims to develop a clearer understanding of acquired brain injury (ABI) within the ABI community in Sussex for the benefit of people with brain injury in all its forms.

Five events are planned, led by experienced professionals and stakeholders. This will give you the perspective of neuropsychology, occupational therapy, social work, lived experience, law and more.

The sessions are

·        Carers and families of ABI survivors

·        Care Act assessments of ABI survivors

·        Psycho-social issues following a brain injury

·         Mental capacity, ABI and social work

·        A round table discussion about how we can develop social work practice for people with an ABI.

The recent ‘James’ Safeguarding Adults Review highlights the importance of training to staff working with people with ABI and this is a great opportunity to develop your understanding of this complex topic. You can attend as many of the sessions as you like – please apply separately to each event you would like to attend.

Francis Lacy Scott, chair of the Sussex Acquired Brain Injury Forum says “Working with people an ABI presents professional challenges; the extent of the impact of the brain injury can be hidden, presenting challenges to assessing the impact on daily living and decision making. The SABIF is pleased to bring together leading experts in this series of events to develop understanding and enhance practice in ABI social work.”

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1 28 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1022 Microsoft Teams Introduction Training

This virtual training session covers the important features in Microsoft Teams to help you to communicate and collaborate effectively using teams and channels. It is run by members of the Connecting You training team.
As part of the session, attendees will join the Welcome to Microsoft Teams at BHCC teams. This is a space where you can find useful information, test the functionality in Teams and ask questions.

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1 28 June 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0549 Personal Safety and De-escalation Techniques online sessions (Zoom)

This training is highly recommended for lone workers and other staff that work in a customer facing role who may deal with potential violence and aggression at work.

Lone Working is an area of work that can cause workers considerable stress and anxiety. This is particularly the case when workers have not considered the potential of the situation in a rational way. This area can also be problematic when workers do not receive appropriate support and/or sufficient training and guidance.

This training aims to provide participants with understanding of what would be considered safe working practices in this context. The course is informed by the policies and procedures of the organisation as well as material from the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, HSE, DoH, and NICE. It is set in the context of the Care Act (2014) and supports the Social Care Commitment.

The training does not cover the use of physical techniques.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map
2 29 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0939 PROACT-SCIPr-UK® Introduction and Foundation Refresher (for 55 Drove Road & Tudor House staff) (EVENT FULL)

PROACT-SCIPr-UK is an organisational approach to understanding behaviour and supporting individuals to manage their own behaviour using Positive Behaviour Support.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed below in the additional information. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

This one day training is an annual refresher of both the Introduction and Foundation training. All participants should have already attended the original training. It is for staff at Tudor House and Drove Road, who work with young people with Learning Difficulties.

During the course we will include:

  • philosophy of PROACT-SCIPr-UK ®
  • understanding behaviour
  • beliefs, values and attitudes
  • the whole approach
  • understanding the individual
  • reaction to crisis
  • calming techniques
  • legal issues and risk assessment
  • health & safety around physical interventions taught
  • record, reporting, record keeping documentation

Audit based physical interventions:

  • assertive commands
  • stance
  • protective stance (stage 1)
  • touch support
  • protective stance (stage 2)
  • front approach prevention
  • front arm catch
  • two person touch support
  • one and two person escorts
  • front and back hair pull

The course includes a short written test to assess participants' understanding of course content and an assessment of the physical interventions taught during the course.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 June 2022 09:30 - 15:30 Extratime Village Centre Map

Code: BH/22/1057 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness

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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The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 .  The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course. 

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course. 

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

This course is mandatory for people providing care and support in Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services who must complete the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness initially, then the Safer People Awareness Update annually thereafter.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/22/0223 Self esteem, older people and wellbeing

This course will be useful for anyone working with older people and anyone with an interest in enhancing their understanding of self esteem and wellbeing. 
The course explores the concept of self esteem and draws on thinking in psychology to look in depth at what self esteem might consist of.

It goes on to explore the impact of ageing on self esteem and things that are important to consider when working with older people.

The course also draws on participative research with older people into what contributes to or detracts from wellbeing,  and focusses on how relationships and good practice can make a big contribution to enhancing self esteem and wellbeing in later life.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 June 2022 09:30 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams Map