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Code: BH/19/1277 ASYE Children's CPD Module - Knowledge & skills for child-centred communication (2019-20 cohort) (EVENT FULL)

To log your interest for this module please click on “request a place"   

This module is the first level of continuing professional development (post-qualification) for social workers. The focus is on consolidating participants’ knowledge and skills in communicating with children, acquired during their professional qualifying programmes.

The module is delivered in a workshop format (8 x 3 hour monthly sessions) with an explicit emphasis on pedagogical approaches that encourage learning from experience.

The Talking and Listening to Children research project’s web-based digital resources provides the framework for the module, with practitioners equipped with a ‘Kitbag’ for use in their interactions with young children and their families.

This module enables you to meet the requirements of the relevant Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) domains and the Knowledge and Skills Statements.

You will have access to the University’s Library and will benefit from peer support throughout the programme

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 October 2019 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
2 11 November 2019 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
3 16 December 2019 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
4 20 January 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
5 17 February 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
6 16 March 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
7 20 April 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
8 18 May 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/0141 Dementia - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This is an introductory course ideal for people who have not attended any training on dementia.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0427 First Aid at Work (3 day) - for council employees and schools ONLY (EVENT FULL)

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 14 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 15 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
3 16 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0648 Health & Safety in Health and Social Care - Afternoon Session - Care Crew

This course will explain the requirements and relevance of health and safety at work including basic hygiene and infection control. It will also help staff working towards these components of the Care Certificate.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 October 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0392 Health & Safety in Health and Social Care - Morning Session - Care Crew Induction (EVENT FULL)

This course will explain the requirements and relevance of health and safety at work including basic hygiene and infection control. It will also help staff working towards these components of the Care Certificate.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1030 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

To log your expression of interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by the 21st June 2019.

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

This 30 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. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 05 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 26 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 10 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 21 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 11 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 03 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/0420 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care - Care Crew Induction (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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1363 Introduction to Apprenticeships - Bite-Size sessions (for Managers)

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes for all ages that provide opportunities for existing staff to acquire new skills, knowledge and behaviours in their existing roles or enable new apprentices to be recruited in the council.  

The Government has implemented a number of reforms; to increase quality and quantity of apprenticeships. The reforms include new employer driven Apprenticeship Standards, Public Sector Targets and an Apprenticeship Levy.

This bite-size session will be an opportunity for managers to;

  • meet the Apprenticeship Team,
  • explore opportunities and issues,
  • ask questions and gain a better understanding of new apprenticeship landscape
  • understand your role in supporting the apprenticeship strategy
  • cover some of The Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) rules that the council are governed by
  • support you in your journey in recruiting an apprentice or supporting existing staff.  
     

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G87 Map

Code: BH/19/0945 LSCB- Professional difference and challenge

This event will be an interactive session looking at the roles of professionals and how they can challenge colleagues in safeguarding decisions, both in a professional and appropriate manner. The training will look at case studies to encourage group discussion, and provide insight into how the multi agency approach can differ from each agencies perspective. It will provide information around the escalation process that is available locally, and on how staff should follow this process if they feel that a decision needs to be considered further, thus reducing the potential risks for a child or young person and their family.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 09:30 - 13:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/19/0477 LSCB -Sudden Unexpected Child Death - Rapid Response

This event will provide an awareness of the working procedures and protocols that should be followed in instances of unexpected child death. It will provide an overview of the roles of the various agencies involved. The day will also allow multiagency partners to discuss with colleagues their own understanding and conceptions of what needs to take place in the instance of an unexpected child death.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Charmendean Centre Map