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Code: BH/21/1581 Dementia Friends Information Session

A Dementia Friend is somebody that learns about dementia so they can help their community. Too many people affected by dementia feel that society fails to understand the condition they live with. Dementia Friends help by raising awareness and understanding, so that people living with dementia can continue to live in the way they want. Dementia Friends sessions help others in the city understand what they can do to make it easier for those in their community with dementia. The session consists of a 30-45 minute interactive webinar.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 10:00 - 10:45 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1195 Developing Your Leadership Style online session (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)



 

Session Content
Managing or leading – what’s the difference?
Quick overview of leadership concepts
What are the features of the (VUCA) context in which you are trying to lead – what leadership challenges do you have?
Goleman’s 6 Styles of Leadership – which styles do you use and are they helpful?
Link to B&HCC Behaviour Framework – especially Leading and Managing Teams
Working on your leadership presence and action planning

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 13:00 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0937 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

This course is for Adult Social Care staff and enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. The objective of the qualification is to benefit delegates by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace.

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are attached.  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.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council and across the Independent Voluntary Sector. Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates may be a mix of staff from different workplaces.

There are four practical assessments that delegates will have to complete throughout the course, and these will be observed by the trainer.   During the course the trainer will also carry out on-going assessment to assess the delegates’ knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.  As there is an element of physical activity on this course suitable footwear and clothing should be worn. 
There is also a theory assessment/multiple choice paper at the end of the course to assess competence and gain certification. 

The delegate will need to demonstrate, without assistance from a third party, practical tasks such as CPR with the casualty on the floor to simulate a real-life situation. If the delegate is unable to carry out this practical assessment, for example, because they cannot kneel, then they will not pass the course and will not gain the qualification.  In exceptional circumstances, delegates who are not able to kneel may be able to carry out the task from a standing position, and this is acceptable.

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years, and will be issued to those who have met the required standard.. The learner needs to re-take the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified by attending a full one day/six hour Emergency First Aid at Work course.

Delegates will be provided with a course manual to keep.

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1 30 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Jury's Inn Hotel (behind. Brighton Station) - Suite 1 Map

Code: BH/21/1542 FCL Introduction to Microsoft Teams training - The Basics

This session covers the important features in Microsoft Teams to help you to communicate and collaborate effectively using teams and channels. It is run by the Connecting You training team Matt Fleming, James Hardy and Sam Gathern. This ‘Basics’ session is designed for those less confident when it comes to learning new software or with no previous experience of using Microsoft Teams. 
 
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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 14:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0981 Health and Safety for Site Managers & Caretakers in Schools (Microsoft Teams)

This course is delivered by colleagues from the Health and Safety Team, the Premises Team and Education Property Management Team and is strongly recommended for School Caretakers and Site Managers working in Brighton and Hove Schools.

This training will provide essential information for Caretakers and Site Managers, on how to successfully manage the health and safety risks in schools. Topics covered will include:

  •  hazard identification through workplace inspections
  •  risk assessment
  •  statutory inspections 
  •  record keeping
  •  reporting of incidents and near misses
  •  COSHH overview
  •  tools and equipment
  •  contractor management
  •  lone working

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1196 Managing Team Conflict online session (Microsoft Teams)

Session Content

  • Defining teams and what makes them successful?
  • At what stage of development is your team drawing on Tuckman’s mode
  • Lencioni’s 5 dysfunctions of a team - and the role of conflict
  • Possible sources of conflict in teams
  • People’s responses to conflict – Thomas Kilmann model
  • How to develop and build trust in teams
  • Link to B&HCC Behaviour Framework – especially focus on Collaboration
  • Techniques and tips for managing conflict

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1284 Safeguarding Adults - Update

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 adults, 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 30 September 2021 13:00 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1236 Stoma Care

To enable care staff to have a basic understanding of colostomy care. This virtual course, delivered over Microsoft Teams, will cover the following content: -

Part 1 (30-45mins)

Talk and discussion;
What is stoma
Different types of stoma's, their output and apporopriate product use
Stomal complications and management

Break 

Part 2 (30-45minutes)

Live demonstration of how to change a pouch and practical session. 
Delegates must put an address into the special requirements box as to where the stoma pack needs to be sent to in advance of the session. 

Stoma packs will be sent out to delegates in advance.  Please can you put an address into the special requirements box as to where the stoma pack needs to be sent to in advance of the session. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 14:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1435 Time Management Skills for Effective Working (Microsoft Teams session)

This training will provide you with ideas and practical skills to manage and organise your time more effectively, helping you prioritise those activities which are most important to your success. 

It will be made up of three 90 minute interactive sessions run over Microsoft Teams.

IMPORTANT NOTE - You will need to attend all 3 sessions:-

Session 1 - 29 Septembe  - 10.30-12.00
Session 2 - 29September - 2.00-3.30
Session 3 - 30 September - 2.00-3.30

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 September 2021 10:30 - 15:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 30 September 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0975 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  23rd July 2021. 

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 27 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 28 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 29 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 30 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 15 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 16 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 10 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
8 16 March 2022 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map