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Code: BH/18/1241 Adults CPD Module: Social Work in Multidisciplinary Settings

To express and interest in this module please 'request a place' by the 30th June 2018

This module will explore social work practice in private, voluntary, independent or health-based settings working with complex issues such as mental health, substance misuse and/or homelessness, either with children and young people, or with adults. Students will consider issues of social work professional identity, as well as the skills and knowledge that social workers use in these settings and the value bases applicable to such work. The module will also enable students to update their knowledge regarding the legal and policy framework and implications for their practice.

You can find further details about CPD modules and awards in the document attached to this course

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 07 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 08 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 13 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/0067 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 07 March 2019 12:30 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1087 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

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

Code: BH/19/0086 Facilitation Skills (EVENT FULL)



Confidence to facilitate is a key skill as a manager. Facilitation can underpin many other managerial skills, and provide managers with a range of approaches & analytical tools that can assist meetings and facilitated discussions, including problem solving.

This course is aimed to provide you with an introduction to facilitation skills.  This is not a knowledge based programme, but an interactive, participative & experiential approach.  The course is intended to challenge your thinking about facilitation, & provide you with an opportunity to practice the skills of a facilitator.  Facilitation Skills is a highly interactive 2 day course that will help you to design and manage processes that will ensure successful outcomes and to gain the commitment of all those involved.

 

The course is a mix of input, individual & group activities, with access to online resources & research.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Friends Meeting House - room 4 Map
2 08 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Friends Meeting House - Lecture Room (see map) 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/17/1446 LSCB - Safeguarding Children 1: Developing a Core Understanding (EVENT FULL)

This is the first of three core courses to provide staff from all agencies, (within the statutory and voluntary sectors), with an introduction to how agencies work to keep children and young people within the city of Brighton & Hove safe.

This safeguarding training is implicit in keeping children and young people safe from all aspects of abuse, be they sexual, physical, neglect or emotional.

It will develop your understanding of how the inter-agency working arrangements are put in place and how early help interventions can be utilised within safeguarding procedures. It will also raise your awareness of the issues with regard to all elements of abusive behaviour toward children and young people.

It is recommended that anyone new to safeguarding undertakes this training in conjunction with the other two days of “working together”, and that all three days are completed, before moving on to attending any of the more specialised training provided by the LSCB

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/18/0559 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act. The Mental Capacity Act Briefing will be relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to consent.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 March 2019 13:00 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/18/1624 Mental Capacity Act in Practice

This course is aimed at staff who have a basic understanding of the Mental Capacity Act. The course aims to deepen understanding of the Act and the Code of Practice and to develop skills in assessing capacity. This course is mandatory for staff in assessment services involved in supporting people with complex decisions. In addition to the one day training particpants are required to complete approximately eight hours pre-course preparation.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Friends Meeting House - Lecture Room (see map) Map

Code: BH/19/0441 Personal Safety / Lone Working (Extended Adolescent Service)

This bespoke training is for staff working in the Extended Adolescent Service, who are working alone during the course of their work. 

A lone worker is defined as:

A worker whose activities involve a large percentage of their working time operating in situations without the benefit of interaction with other workers or without supervision’.

This training aims to increase personal safety awareness. It also covers the procedures required to ensure that personal safety issues at work are addressed.

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

Code: BH/18/1592 Supporting Mental Health: Practical Skills for Managers (am session)

Supporting Mental Health: Practical Skills for Managers

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 March 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Lighthouse (venue) Map