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Code: BH/18/0144 Assertive Conversations with People at Risk of homelessness

Owing to rising demand and reducing resources, staff often have to deliver difficult messages to people seeking help or advice. This course will provide you with the opportunity to reflect upon the personal impact upon yourself of communicating such messages. You will also consider ways in which to deliver such messages and have the opportunity to develop your skills.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Housing Centre - Ground Floor Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/0751 Drug & Alcohol Basic Awareness (2 day course)

A two-day course on substance misuse related issues and interventions. This course is essential for anyone who comes into contact with drug or alcohol users in their work. This is an ideal introduction to current substance use issues in Brighton and Hove, equipping you with the knowledge and tools you will need to support your service-users, including signposting to specialist services.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map
2 04 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map

Code: BH/18/0691 Medicines Management Training for Care Workers (EVENT FULL)

This 3-hour interactive course is for private and independent care homes/domiciliary carers.  The course will look at the critical aspects for medicines management using a practical approach. The course is delivered by pharmacists and technicians from the local Clinical Commissioning Group who have a wealth of experience in both hospital and the community. The course has been developed locally based on local training needs and links into the Brighton and Hove City Council and Clinical Commissioning Group medicines management policies.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/0808 Mental Capacity Act in Practice (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed at staff who have a basic understanding of the Mental Capacity Act. The course aims to deepen understanding of the Act and the Code of Practice and to develop skills in assessing capacity. This course is mandatory for staff in assessment services involved in supporting people with complex decisions and involves pre learning and a post course assessment.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/0480 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. This course is aimed at frontline staff who support adults. 

If you require refresher training, please book a place on Safeguarding Adults Update instead.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 13:15 - 16:45 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/1352 Safeguarding Adults - Update for Shared Lives Carers - By invitation only

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS FOR SHARED LIVES CARERS ONLY

This update is for staff who have attended the safeguarding adults basic awareness training in the last 3 years and need a refresher.

The course is a reminder of 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 this. This course is aimed at frontline staff who support adults.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 10:30 - 14:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/0694 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 03 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/0931 Smoking Cessation - Update (afternoon session)

This update is ONLY for Healthcare Assistants, Practice Nurses, Health Champions, Pharmacists who are currently trained as Level 2 Stop Smoking Advisors. It is important to have your base address – surgery or pharmacy on your booking.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 14:00 - 16:00 Millview Hospital - Meeting Room Map

Code: BH/18/0933 Smoking Cessation - Update (evening session)

This update is ONLY for Healthcare Assistants, Practice Nurses, Health Champions, Pharmacists who are currently trained as Level 2 Stop Smoking Advisors. It is important to have your base address – surgery or pharmacy on your booking.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Sussex House Boardroom Map

Code: BH/18/1167 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 1

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

This 30 credit module is for practitioners with minimal experience of teaching and assessing others who wish to develop their skills. You must either be a registered social worker with a minimum of two years’ post-qualifying experience or another experienced social care practitioner.

You will be a practice supervisor assigned to a social work student while undertaking the course, but you will not have full responsibility for the assessment of the student as you will work alongside a Stage 2 qualified Practice Educator. The module has been designed to meet Practice Educator Professional Standards(PEPS) for Social Work.

You will learn via a range of teaching methods, including e-learning, workshops, lectures and group discussion. A range of tutors will lead sessions based on their areas of specific expertise.

You must also be in a position where you can be observed fulfilling practice assessments and teaching on at least one separate occasion by an experienced Practice Educator.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. Please indicate on your application whether you are undertaking the module as part of an award (and which award) or as stand alone.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 03 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 30 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 31 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 05 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 06 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 13 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map