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Code: BH/18/1775 Building Your Resilience

Being resilient can help you bounce back in tough times, cope with additional pressures and stay healthy in times of change. Learning habits that build your resilience, ready for more turbulent times, will prevent you becoming over-whelmed by circumstances and keep you healthier in body and mind.

This short course will introduce you to a resilience model against which you will self-assess against your current state of resilience, show you how a stronger base of resilience will help you cope with changes at work and home, and give you a taste of mindfulness exercises that can keep you calm and focused in stressful times.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 February 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/0658 Communicating with Service Users and Good Recording

This course is open to all staff in adult social care who would like to focus on exploring and developing their own communication skills with a view to improving the service user experience. Staff may participate in the course as part of QCF Development or as a general enhancement for their training profile.


This in an interactive one day course with a focus on verbal communication but also covering non verbal communication, and recording skills. This is not a specialist course aimed at communicating with any particular group of services users.

This course considers the Accessible Information Standard.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 February 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/19/0077 Dementia Friends Information Session

Dementia Friends Information Sessions are run by volunteer Dementia Friends Champions, who are trained and supported by Alzheimer’s Society. Each Information Session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.

In addition to these open sessions The Dementia Action Alliance are also able to provide team sessions for services who wish to get on board and sign up to the DAA and undertake simple actions to then be awarded the Dementia Friendly 2018-2019 kite mark.  The kite mark can be displayed on your premises to demonstrates to people that you are proactively helping to reduce the stigma attached to dementia.
If you wish to take up this opportunity please contact Matthew Moors, Dementia Action Alliance coordinator at Age UK Brighton and Hove email Dementiaa@ageuk-bh.org.uk or call 01273 720603

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 February 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/19/0012 Drug & Alcohol Basic Awareness (2 day course) (EVENT FULL)

A two-day course on substance misuse related issues and interventions. This course is essential for anyone who comes into contact with drug or alcohol users in their work. This is an ideal introduction to current substance use issues in Brighton and Hove, equipping you with the knowledge and tools you will need to support your service-users, including signposting to specialist services.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map
2 07 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map

Code: BH/18/1083 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 07 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/17/1465 LSCB - Child Neglect Training

This course provides those attending with an over arching understanding of the issues surrounding neglect, how it can impact on the children and young people to whom it relates and how early interventions and agency procedures can be used to reduce the risk and thus safeguard from neglectful situations.

This training is provided by the Local Children's Safeguarding Board (LSCB)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 AMEX Mansell McTaggart Suite Map

Code: BH/18/0275 Makaton - Foundation (2 days)

This course is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using makaton. This is the professional route.
 
Schools staff should contact the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service – Language Team, The Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, in the first instance on 01273 293672.
 
Makaton is a language programme involving speech, manual signs and graphic symbols developed to help people with communication difficulties, especially people with learning disabilities.

By the end of this 2 day workshop participants will have improved and developed their skills using makaton signs and symbols from stages 1-4 and additional stage.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 08 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1511 Recruitment & Selection Skills Training - 1 day

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 07 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/0491 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

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 07 February 2019 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map