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Code: BH/18/1221 Adults CPD Module - Enabling Learning and Assessment of Practice in Social Work (Practice Education Stage 1)

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

Learning on the module supports social workers and other work based practitioners in their continuing professional development and in developing the knowledge, skills and values to plan, support and enable the learning of a social work student. Learning on the module also supports the development of knowledge and skills in the assessment of the students’ practice.

Topics covered include understanding the different roles in Practice learning; preparing placements; induction programmes; developing learning opportunities for students; the place of critical reflection in the learning process; theories of assessment; understanding Fitness to Practise and the role of HCPC Guidance on Conduct and Ethics for Students; working with students who are struggling or failing; developing student portfolios of evidence;

The module is delivered over 4 days using a range of learning and teaching methods including presentations, structured discussions and exercises designed to draw on participants’ practice and personal experience. Students are encouraged to share their perspectives, critique the concepts which are presented to them and apply learning to their own specialist social work context.

There are two elements to the assessment of this module. These are:
Part 1: A portfolio of Practice Evidence (Pass/ Fail)
Part 2: A 2500 word Reflective Commentary, a critical, analytical and reflective account of your own practice in enabling the learning and assessment of the student.

The module can be taken as part of the PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. Students who complete this module + the Deprivation of Liberty module (+ ASYE Module or equivalent) will be able to gain the PGCert. Please indicate on your application whether you are applying for this module as part of the PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. Further information is available in the attached document.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 15 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 06 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 10 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1578 Effective Supervision of Staff – Safeguarding

The EYFS Statutory Framework places a requirement on providers to put appropriate arrangements in place for the supervision of staff who have contact with children and families. Effective supervision provides support, coaching and training for the practitioner and promotes the interests of children. Supervision should foster a culture of mutual support, teamwork and continuous improvement, which encourages the confidential discussion of sensitive issues.

This course is designed to support managers in developing their supervision to promote safe effective  practice in a children’s service or organisation, in line with their supervision policy. There will be opportunities to build on existing skills and deepen understanding.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Friends Meeting House - Lecture Room (see map) Map

Code: BH/18/0522 First Aid at Work (3 day)

This course is for those that will be acting as lead first aiders and will provide candidates with a recognised first aid at work qualification.

Upon completion of the course, First Aiders will be able to take control and provide assistance in an emergency situation at their workplace Candidates will be able to respond to an accident or illness promptly, effectively and safely.

Topics covered include: resuscitation and CPR, dealing with wounds, bleeding, burns, scalds, heart conditions and minor injuries.

Attendees will undertake a practical and written assessment on the final day of the course. On successful completion, you will be a recognised First Aider for 3 years; you are not required to attend the one day emergency first aid training as well.

NB: Suitable clothing taking some physical activity into account should be worn.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 06 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
3 07 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/1457 Menopause Demystified (AM session)

Are you curious about how the menopause can affect you?

Would you like to understand this part of your life, know how to manage it and be confident with your choices?

This course is for individuals who may experience menopause symptoms or already are.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2018 09:30 - 13:00 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/18/1458 Menopause Demystified (PM session) (EVENT FULL)

Are you curious about how the menopause can affect you?

Would you like to understand this part of your life, know how to manage it and be confident with your choices?

This course is for individuals who may experience menopause symptoms or already are.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2018 13:30 - 17:00 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/18/0487 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness

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 06 December 2018 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1028 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 06 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/0331 Sexual Abuse - Working with Perpetrators & Non-offending Partners (for ASYEs)

This two day course will cover the following:

Day 1 - Sexual abusers, engaging, denial and risk assessment. We will look at denial and how to engage offenders, interviewing styles and interview practice, what we mean by risk, plus introduction to risk assessment protocols, including one usable when there is no conviction, only allegations.

Day 2 - Understanding and working with non-offending partners of child sexual abusers. This will cover non offending parents, the reasons they respond as they do, analysing our own responses to them and practicing ways to engage them during assessment (of ability to act protectively) or afterward. Also input about how to structure assessment reports and how to incorporate insights gained from interviews.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 06 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1529 Stop Loan Sharks Enhanced Training (EVENT FULL)

This session is aimed at people with direct day to day contact with people who use services. Delivered by the Illegal Money Lending Team, England the session will cover what to look out for and the impact of loan sharking on victims and communities, as well as how to reduce the negative impact of loan sharks.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2018 14:00 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/18/0863 Youth Mental Health First Aid for Foster Carers (2 days)

The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is an internationally recognised course designed specifically for those that teach, work, live with or care for young people aged 8 to 18 years.

The session will be a mix of presentations, discussions and group work activities. Instructors provide a safe learning environment and are trained to support you throughout the whole course. If you don’t feel comfortable joining in certain parts, then there is no pressure to.

This introductory course teaches you how to identify when a young person might be experiencing a mental health issue and how to guide them to get the help they need. Topics covered include:

- What is mental health?

- Depression and anxiety

- Suicide and psychosis

- Self-harm and eating disorders

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2018 09:30 - 14:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map
2 07 December 2018 09:30 - 14:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map