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Code: BH/18/1171 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

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

This 30 credit module is for qualifed social workers and primarily those who wish to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to take full responsibility for the teaching and assessing of a student social worker up to and including the student's final  social work placement. In order to apply for this module you must have discussed and agreed with your manager to take responsibility for a Social Work Student on placement.

Practice Education Stage 2 will assume prior knowledge of, and build expertise in, the critical analysis and application of, the following issues:

  • building solid foundations for the learning relationship - induction, using networks, learning contracts
  • models of supervision, including reflective supervision
  • analysing and applying theories of learning
  • using research to enhance practice teaching and direct practice
  • organising, pacing and managing learning experiences of others
  • promoting anti-oppressive practice in practice education
  • developing and operating equitable and robust systems of assessment
  • teaching and facilitating critical reflection and reflexivity
  • teaching and facilitating the effective use of knowledge in social work practice
  • working with students in challenging situations

As part of this module you will be observed undertaking different tasks of the practice educator role on at least two separate occasions, including the presentation of video-recorded material to the module student group.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. See application information in 'attached document' for further details of modules, pathways and awards.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 13 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 11 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 29 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/0066 Embedding One Council approach - Customer Experience Ambassadors Awareness Raising Session (invitation only)

The ‘One Council Approach’ will raise awareness about a way of working where customers experience a response which is similar in ‘style’ and consistently helpful regardless of any service customers approach. This will contribute to the Council achieving its vision for customer services “Getting things right first time, every time!”

This course is for those who are identified as Customer Experience Ambassadors.  

Participants will have attended train the trainer and will be expected to deliver similar awareness raising sessions to other Council colleagues. We will continue to refine the key messages based on feedback from you and your colleagues during this session.



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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Portslade Town Hall Map

Code: BH/18/0524 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 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 07 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
3 08 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/0602 Legionella Awareness

Important: This course is mandatory for all those responsible and accountable for management of Legionella.

This course has been organised by the Premises Team and provides an essential introduction to issues relating to Legionella and Legionnaires Disease. The course will cover:

• overview of terminology
• background to Legionella
• legislation, including general requirements and monitoring requirements
• roles and responsibilities and how to comply with current legislation

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/18/0278 Personal Safety Awareness

This training is highly recommended for lone workers and other staff that deal with the public and potentially confrontational situations at work.

Violence and aggression at work is one of the highest causes of reported incidents. This course aims to increase your awareness of personal safety risks and different ways of controlling them.

Topics covered include: forms of violence and aggression and tolerance levels, potential triggers, early warning signs, personal safety tips and methods to diffuse/calm confrontational situations.

Information will also be provided on procedures and systems to manage personal safety issues at work and the support services available for staff affected by violence and aggression at work.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1512 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.  The updated course is currently being finalised and will be published on 16th October 2018. Please do make sure you book out time in the four weeks prior to complete this elearning course, as non-completion will result in you not being able to attend this date.  

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/1583 Safer People Handling Risk Assessor - 2 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.

 

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 05 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map
2 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/1678 Social Care Showcase 2019 (Bookings via Eventbrite)

Bookings for Showcase 2019 are being managed through EventBrite so please book your place here: Care Showcase 2019 - Stepping up to the Challenge.  (please do not request a place via the Gateway this is for information only)

The Showcase returns to Brighton next year and the theme of the event will be ‘Stepping up to the Challenge’

Alongside the exhibition area there will be a full programme of approx. 25 seminars.  These  are currently in planning but as usual will include:

·         CQC
·         ADASS
·         Integration
·         dementia
·         safeguarding
·         legal updates
·         business advice

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Brighton Racecourse Map

Code: BH/18/1759 Trauma Informed Approach to Working with Children and Families (Day 2)

This 1 day follow-up trauma training course will provide you and other Children’s Social Care staff with a more in-depth theoretical base for understanding trauma and its impact on children, young people, and families. There will be time and space to learn and reflect on what you have been able to put into practice since the first LSCB - Trauma Informed Practice day, discuss potential barriers and share good practice.

This second day of training will help you further consolidate and expand upon your understanding of trauma-informed approaches in your practice. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/19/0109 Work/Life Balance

Managing our work/life balance is an ongoing challenge.  This course is aimed to provide you with an opportunity to develop strategies to help you to focus your energies and prioritise what matters most at home or work.  This course looks at how our brains and physical bodies respond to stressful events, & provides practical ideas to help you build in awareness & balance into your life.  The course is a mix of input, individual & group activities, signposted online resources & research.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map