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Code: BH/19/0888 Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction

This course looks in more detail at the impact of autism on social interaction and communication, both for the person, and also for family, carers and others.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autistic people through written accounts and video or presentations.
 
The Care Act re-iterates the govenment's support for the Autism Strategy and the importance of understanding autism as it relates to the person and also the assessment.
 
This course is suitable for staff who have regular contact with adults on the autism spectrum.

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1 05 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/1253 Confident practice with cultural diversity - Research in Practice tailored support event

As part of our Research in Practice membership, we are entitled to a tailored support day. This year we have chosen to focus on Cultural Diversiy to enable us to reflect on our work with people from different cultural and social/class backgrounds and provide an opportunity to consider how to challenge inappropriate practice. 
Although RiP is predominantly for social work staff, this course is avaialable to staff across Families, Children and Learning.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 September 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/19/0310 Effective Health and Safety Management - for council employees and schools only

This course has been developed for those people who have responsibility for managing health and safety at work. This training will provide you with a good overview of your responsibilities and essential information on how to successfully manage health and safety in your workplace. The training will cover a wide range of topics and will enable you to fulfil your health and safety responsibilities

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1 05 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0404 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care

The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.

Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/0097 Recruitment & Selection Skills Training - 1 day (EVENT FULL)

To deliver high quality services, it is essential that the council attracts, recruits and subsequently retains high calibre employees. It is, therefore, essential that recruiting managers comply with the current Recruitment & Selection Policy and other related policies, strategic initiatives and the current employment legislation.

Throughout this course participating group work will give you the opportunity to gain practical skills to use for conducting effective, non-discriminatory and inclusive interviews.

This course is for you if:

  • you are likely to carry out recruitment in the near future
  • you have not had previous recruitment and selection training
  • you would like to be able to ask effective questions at interview
  • you would like to practice your interviewing style.

Prior to attending this course all delegates must have completed the updated Recruitment & Selection mandatory e-learning course. Please do make sure you book out time in the four weeks prior to complete this elearning course, as non-completion may result in you not being able to attend this date.

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1 05 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0564 Safer Handling of Children - Refresher (PRESENS staff only)

This refresher course is suitable for Pre-school Special Educational Needs practitioners whose role involves lifting and handling of children and must be completed before undertaking any handling of children in the workplace.
 
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 came into force in January 1993. This legislation places a duty on employers to implement measures to reduce the risks to the staff who are required to undertake manual handling tasks. This course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 September 2019 09:00 - 13:00 Jeanne Saunders Centre Map

Code: BH/19/0676 Schizophrenia (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed at social care professionals from both provider and assessment services who want to understand more about working with people with schizophrenia. The course will explore some of the myths and stigma faced by this group of people. The course is informed by current research and will encourage you to integrate the knowledge and research into your practice.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map