Search for Learning and Development Services and Pathways

Course Type
Course type
8 events found
You may also find Online Learning to suit your requirements by changing the Course Type in the form above and reselect 'search'.

Page 1 of 1

Code: BH/21/1031 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

To apply for this module please 'request a place' by 30th July 2021 and complete and return the attached FCL CPD Application form to

You must have previously completed ‘Practice Education Stage 1 (or its equivalent).

This 15 credit module is for qualifed social workers, experienced practice educators and assessors who are involved in the teaching, supervising and assessing of trainee 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. For further details of CPD modules, awards and pathways at Sussex University see:

Module dates are draft at the moment to be confirmed ASAP. The majority of teaching on this module will be in the Spring 2022 term but candidates will attend the induction in October and another check-in in December to assist with the Practice Education of their student. 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 October 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Zoom Map
2 08 December 2021 14:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
3 09 February 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
4 09 March 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
5 23 March 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
6 18 May 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
7 08 June 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/22/0434 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Briefing

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be deprived of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0910 Introduction to Making Every Contact Count (MECC)

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is a national Public Health initiative encouraging and helping people to make healthier choices to achieve positive long-term behaviour change by providing ‘Very Brief Interventions’.

Very Brief Interventions are pro-actively introducing the idea of lifestyle change and motivating individuals to start making changes to their lifestyle behaviour(s). They are usually given opportunistically and are a short intervention (usually from 30 seconds to 3 minutes).

MECC is intended for anyone who has contact with people to “Make Every Contact Count” and develop their public health knowledge; It develops confidence to deliver health and wellbeing messages which encourage people to change their behaviour and to direct them to local services that can support them.

Through the e-learning modules and participatory online session, we shall introduce the concept behind it and offer the tools and resources to deliver it, including resources and the key messages behind the Public Health campaign ‘One You’. 

Please read the course pre-requisites before requesting a place.


Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0551 Meeting the Needs of Ethnically Minoritised Children (for Foster Carers)

The session will cover issues of race, identity, marginalization and discrimination. We will consider associated terminology, discuss strategies to challenge racism and explore the implications of potentially damaging attitudes, language and behaviours. 

We will watch a film which offers a young person's perspective and use this to consider how we can support BAME young people in developing a positive sense of identity. Case studies (which you will have a chance to look at before the session) will be used to bring together our deliberations. They will help in focussing our strategies of how we can work collectively towards better meeting the needs of BAME children.



Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0925 Microsoft Teams Introduction Training

This virtual training session covers the important features in Microsoft Teams to help you to communicate and collaborate effectively using teams and channels. It is run by members of the Connecting You training team.
As part of the session, attendees will join the Welcome to Microsoft Teams at BHCC teams. This is a space where you can find useful information, test the functionality in Teams and ask questions.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0496 Nutrition and Hydration - Morning Session

This course covers how to support people with their nutrition and hydration needs.

There is a multiple choice quiz at the end of the session. The purpose of the multiple choice quiz is for the learners to have an opportunity to assess their own learning from the session.

 A workbook has been created, by the trainer, for you to use during this virtual session. Please can you ensure you have a printed copy in readiness for this session. If you are unable to do this, please ask someone to do this on your behalf or save a copy of each document on your computer or device, so you have it readily available to use during the training session.

How to access Zoom:

We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties.

You will need to click on the Zoom link attached in this email. You will then be taken to Zoom and then you will see the option to join, click on join and this will take to you to the online training session.

Please note: -
If there is more than one delegate attending from the same organisation there is a requirement that all delegates on this course are joining the session with an individual device, be that from their own home on their own personal/work device or from their workplace on an individual device.  The trainer has also advised that if staff are doing this in their workplace, working on individual devices in the same room doesn’t work as it picks up feedback and distorts communications so different rooms would be required for delegates from the same organisation.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0654 Supporting people during the Menopause (Zoom)

The menopause can have a severe impact. Is anyone around you affected?

Would you like to understand how to talk with them and support them better?

Find out how to start that 'difficult conversation' and how to empower them.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0998 Understanding Change - online sessions (Microsoft Teams)

Even though we encounter change constantly it can still be a challenging and disruptive experience.  In this workshop we will look at the human side of change i.e. the neuroscience and psychology underpinning how we perceive and react to change in the external environment.  By better understanding key brain processes, strengths and limitations we can improve our experience of change and know how to make it more positive and successful – for both ourselves and for others. 


This online workshop comprises:

·         Pre-reading (approx. 30mins)

·         Two 90 minute online sessions with a two-week gap

·         Suggested post-workshop activities and additional resources

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 30 June 2022 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Map