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Code: BH/21/0974 Adults CPD Module - Social Work Practice Education, Assessment and Supervision (Practice Education Stage 2)

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by the 30th July 2021.

Learning on the module supports social work practitioners in developing the knowledge, skills and values to plan enable and assess the learning of a social work student. Learning on the module covers the requirements of Stage 2 of the College of Social Work’s Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS).

The module is delivered over 5 days using a range of methods including presentations, structured discussions and exercises designed to draw on participants practice and personal experience.

Small groups of students will be encouraged to share their perspectives, critique the concepts which are presented to them and apply learning to their own specialist social work context.

Whilst on the module you must have a Stage 2 qualified practice educator allocated to support you and assess your practice (via Direct Observations) in meeting your responsibilities towards your allocated student. Learning on the module reviews Stage 1 learning and introduces the additional requirements for Stage 2 of the Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS)

There are two elements to the assessment of this module. These are:
Part 1: a portfolio of Practice Evidence
Part 2: A 3000 word Reflective analysis of Practice and development as a Practice Educator

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. Students who complete this module + the Enabling Learning (Stage 1) module will be able to gain the PGCert in Practice Education. See attached document for further information.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 October 2021 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
2 13 December 2021 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
3 31 January 2022 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
4 21 February 2022 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
5 28 February 2022 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
6 25 April 2022 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/21/1457 Planning and Developer Contributions - Community Infrastructure Levy and s106.

The session will set out what Community Infrastructure Levy is, how it works and how it helps to deliver citywide and local infrastructure; as well as links to s106 Agreements. Training will include CIL governance (agreed at TECC Committee in June) and how it links to policy, development and infrastructure planning (the Infrastructure Delivery Plan).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 January 2022 15:00 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1868 Positive Behaviour Support (3 day course)

The positive behaviour support course aims to equip staff, parents and carers with the skills and knowledge to support adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour can challenge. This course is for Learning Disability Services who provide support to individuals who display high risk challenging behaviours.

This is an accredited course and your attendance is required on 3 days during a 4 week period.  Days 1,2 & 3 must be completed in order. The day timings are 09.30am - 4.30pm. 

The assessment and intervention workbook involves work between each day and must be completed appropriate to the needs of the individual that has been focused on for a certificate to be awarded. This course contains a multiple choice theory test on day 3 and presentations to the rest of the group.

If for any reason a delegate misses a day then they should attend the next available course to complete the day(s) missed within a 6 month period.

Please note: Priority places will be allocated to services who are signed up to the PBS Sussex model or services who support individuals who display the most complex, high risk challenging behaviours.

Places on this course are not allocated automatically.  To be considered for this course you need to add your reasons in the special requirements box as to why you need to attend this training course.  This information will be used in determining whether you get a place or not. 

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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Old Ship Hotel - Regency Room Map
2 28 February 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Old Ship Hotel - Regency Room Map
3 16 March 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Old Ship Hotel - Regency Room Map

Code: BH/21/1483 Safer People Handling Risk Assessor - 3 Sessions over 3 days (EVENT FULL)

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to make suitable and sufficient assessments of all manual handling operations and to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to the lowest level reasonably practicable. This course will provide assessors with the necessary information and skills to undertake assessments of manual handling needs. 

This course is for managers and senior staff who will be carrying out manual handling assessments, and who have not completed either this course or the shorter refresher course ('Safer People Handling Risk Assessor Refresher') within the last 2 years.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

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 in the attached document. 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 as well as staff 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. Where possible, if you are able to attend with another member of staff in your organisation you will be placed together.

Due to Covid-19 training restrictions this course will run differently. 

This course will run over 3 consecutive days as follows: - 

• Day 1 = Half day 09.30am - 12.30pm – Virtual online Teams session - covers the legal foundation for Risk Assessments 
• Day 2 = Face-to-Face - practical session – 2 hours per 3 delegates - Manual Handling Training Room, Montague House
• Day 3 = Half day 09.30am - 12.30pm – Virtual online Teams session - indepth session on documentation and problem solving.

You must attend all 3 sessions.  

The practical training session will take place in the manual handling training room at Montague House with a maximum of 3 delegates and will last for 2 hours. The allocated training session times are: -
09.30am – 11.30am
11.45am – 1.45pm
2.00pm – 4.00pm.


When you receive confirmation of a place you will also receive confirmation of your allocated time to attend on Day 2. Delegates are requested to arrive no more than five minutes prior to their session, to allow time for the previous three to exit Montague House. During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day. Behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training training room.




Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 January 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 02 February 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map
3 03 February 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0017 Self Neglect - Awareness and Skills for front line staff (EVENT FULL)

This course will support frontline staff to work with adults who are believed to be self neglecting, and putting themselves at risk of harm. It introduces self neglect as part of the sussex safeguarding adults policy and procedures and the multi-agency approach to supporting people who self neglect.

Participants will have an opportunity to consider case studies and to meet with colleagues from other disciplines to help develop an understanding of different approaches to working with this complex issue.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 January 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map