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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/18/1035 Medicines Management Training for Care Workers

This 3-hour interactive course is for private and independent care homes/domiciliary carers.  The course will look at the critical aspects for medicines management using a practical approach. The course is delivered by pharmacists and technicians from the local Clinical Commissioning Group who have a wealth of experience in both hospital and the community. The course has been developed locally based on local training needs and links into the Brighton and Hove City Council and Clinical Commissioning Group medicines management policies.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/0772 Motivational Interviewing: Facilitating Behaviour Change around Drugs and Alcohol

Professionals can play a crucial part in determining whether clients change or maintain their problem behaviour. Engaging and building service user’s motivation for change is one of the key challenges workers face. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, highly effective, evidence based and deeply client centred approach aimed at helping people achieve positive behaviour change. This course will present the opportunity to enhance existing knowledge and skills as well as provide a comprehensive introduction to those with little or no experience of Motivational Interviewing.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map

Code: BH/18/1214 Resilience Series: Staying Focused in Social Work

This practical workshop series offers an opportunity to begin developing a simple to-do list system to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy work settings. We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal1,  a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits which support focus and work-life balance.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Committee Room 1 Map
2 07 December 2018 09:30 - 12:00 Brighton Town Hall, Committee Room 2 Map

Code: BH/18/1031 Safer People Handling Refresher Afternoon session (please see course details for eligibility before requesting a place)

This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness training course or a Safer People Handling refresher course within the last 12 months. Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher event, you must complete the bascic awareness event.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2018 13:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/1032 Safer People Handling Refresher Morning session (please see course details for eligibility before requesting a place)

This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness training course or a Safer People Handling refresher course within the last 12 months. Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher event, you must complete the bascic awareness event.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/1503 Time Management Skills for Effective Working (EVENT FULL)

This course 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. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1481 Trauma Informed Social Work Practice

You will gain an overview of trauma, how trauma manifests (throughout the lifespan, with an emphasis on adulthood), and the principles of trauma-informed practice as a way of addressing trauma and helping adults to become safe and stable.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map
2 07 December 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/18/1588 Working in a Political Environment (for Regulatory Services teams only)

As staff working in local government this is your chance to develop your understanding of the political nature of local government and increase your understanding of the role and aims of elected councillors; how they work, who they are, what their relationship is to the running of the Council and delivery of services.

The course is your chance to ask questions, explore issues and gain a better understanding of the relationships with and between councillors and officers. It’s an open door to explore what you want to know.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighthelm Centre - Stanmer Room 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

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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