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Code: BH/19/0272 Negotiating & Influencing Skills (EVENT FULL)

To help participants develop the impact they have with others, in terms of their direct communication and reputation building.

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1 15 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/1398 Personal Safety Awareness - for Libraries ONLY

This training is highly recommended for lone workers and other staff that deal with the public and potentially confrontational situations at work.

Violence and aggression at work is one of the highest causes of reported incidents. This course aims to increase your awareness of personal safety risks and different ways of controlling them.

Topics covered include: forms of violence and aggression and tolerance levels, potential triggers, early warning signs, personal safety tips and methods to diffuse/calm confrontational situations.

Information will also be provided on procedures and systems to manage personal safety issues at work and the support services available for staff affected by violence and aggression at work.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 13:00 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/18/1789 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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1 15 October 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0551 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.
Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/1061 Adults CPD - Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS) Best Interest Assessors Refresher

This CPD session is to be attended by Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS) Best Interest Assessors (BIAs) to refresh knowledge and skills in order to continue to practice as a qualified BIA. The training will include updates on relevant DoLS case law and details of upcoming legislative changes.

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1 16 October 2019 09:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/17/854 Adults CPD Module - Critical Reflection on Practice

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 24th June 2019

This 20 credit module supports students’ professional development as advanced practitioners in relation to the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) descriptions of the capabilities required of ‘Experienced Social Worker’. 

The module offers students the opportunity to review their practice against the guidance of the nine domains of the PCF in relation to their practice as either Advanced practitioners, or educators, or managers. The module enables students particularly to focus upon their development and skills in relation to professionalism and leadership in either complex/high risk practice, or in education, or management. Module learning is aimed at supporting students in the development of advanced reflective and critically analytic skills and in planning career development.

This module uses independent or personalised learning. Students are supported and guided in their study by regular individual or group tutorials (depending on the number of students following the module). In this forum critical analysis and reflection is encouraged. It enables students individually and/ or collaboratively to develop further/ review their knowledge base and review their practice and professional development. Key themes in tutorials are the concepts of professionalism and professional leadership in the student’s area of practice.

Tutorial learning is supplemented by self-directed study, which is in terms of developing and refreshing practice knowledge and in terms of further critical reflection and analysis of practice.  

Assessment will be through a 3000 word Critical and Reflective Analysis and Evaluation of Own Practice.

This module can be taken as part of a PGDip, MSc or as a stand alone module. Please see further details in the application information document attached to this course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 06 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 04 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 08 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 05 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 03 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 29 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/1156 Adults CPD Module - Independent Learning for Advanced Practice in Mental Health or Social Care

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 28th June 2019.

This module is offered as either a 20 credit or 40 credit version. Both modules enable practitioners in social work, health or social care services to examine research evidence and other relevant knowledge and theory, relevant and specific to their practice setting in order to support their advanced, evidenced based practice in challenging, complex decision making when assessing need or providing services more generally. 

Practitioners who follow these modules normally have significant or high levels of responsibility in their services and have a concern with promoting sound, reflective and ethical practice in their field.  The 40 credit version of the module requires a longer assessment:

20 credit module - The assessment task is to write a 3000 word article, as for a journal article, exploring the research and knowledge base of a practice issue, in relation to decision making in mental health or social care.

40 credit module - The assessment task for this module is in two parts The first part is to write a 5000 word article, as for a journal article, exploring the research and knowledge base of a practice issue, in relation to decision making in mental health or social care. 

The second part is a 10 minute presentation, to a panel made up of two of the course team, where the student discusses critically how the examination of research evidence and relevant knowledge has informed and advanced the student’s practice; this is followed by 10 minutes of questions from the panel.

This module can be taken as part of a PGDip or as a stand alone module. Please see the attached document for further details about the modules and awards and how they fit together.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 06 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 04 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 08 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 05 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 03 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 27 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/1344 Comprehensive Family Assessment

This course is for Social Workers who undertake assessments in Children's Services.

The dates for the course are: 9th, 16th and 23rd October 2019. Participants must attend all 3 days.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 1 Map
2 16 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 1 Map
3 23 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Rare Books Room Map

Code: BH/19/0464 Dual Diagnosis: Mental Health & Substance Misuse (EVENT FULL)

We suggest you complete the two day Drug & Alcohol Basic Awareness course before attending any of the more specialised full day courses. This is to equip you with more general knowledge and skills in preparation for learning about the more in depth topics. Don’t hesitate to contact the Health Promotion Team on 01273 731900 if you would like to discuss this further.

This course will enable participants to understand and gain skills to work effectively with service-users who present with mental health and substance misuse issues. Participants will review key definitions of terms, explore attitudes and myths, have the opportunity to discuss best practice in direct work, and gain confidence in understanding treatment pathways and local support systems. Participants will discuss how best to work at community level, using effective screening and signposting to specialist services.

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1 16 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map

Code: BH/19/0421 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 16 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map