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Code: BH/19/0900 Safeguarding Adults - Update

This update is for staff who have attended the safeguarding adults basic awareness training in the last 3 years and need a refresher.

The course is a reminder of 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. This course is aimed at frontline staff who support adults.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2019 13:30 - 17:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/1148 Adults CPD Module - Social Work Practice Education, Assessment and Supervision (Practice Education Stage 2)

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

Learning on the module supports social work practitioners in developing the knowledge, skills and values to plan enable and assess the learning of a social work student. Learning on the module covers the requirements of Stage 2 of the College of Social Work’s Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS).

The module is delivered over 5 days using a range of methods including presentations, structured discussions and exercises designed to draw on participants practice and personal experience.

Small groups of students will be encouraged to share their perspectives, critique the concepts which are presented to them and apply learning to their own specialist social work context.

Whilst on the module you must have a Stage 2 qualified practice educator allocated to support you and assess your practice (via Direct Observations) in meeting your responsibilities towards your allocated student. Learning on the module reviews Stage 1 learning and introduces the additional requirements for Stage 2 of the Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS)

There are two elements to the assessment of this module. These are:
Part 1: a portfolio of Practice Evidence
Part 2: A 3000 word Reflective analysis of Practice and development as a Practice Educator

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. Students who complete this module + the Enabling Learning (Stage 1) module will be able to gain the PGCert in Practice Education. See attached document for further information.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2019 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
2 09 December 2019 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
3 27 January 2020 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
4 17 February 2020 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
5 24 February 2020 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1220 ASYE Children's CPD Module - Knowledge & skills for child-centred communication (2018-19 cohort)

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 21 October 2019 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
2 02 December 2019 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
3 27 January 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
4 24 February 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
5 23 March 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
6 05 May 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
7 08 June 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
8 13 July 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/0422 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 21 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0361 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 21 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1707 LSCB - Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) Workshop

This course is provided to allow partners to understand the profile of the Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) and how their implementation and coordination monitors and manages the potential risk presented by offenders who reside within the community.

This is a joint session with East Sussex County Council.

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

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1 21 October 2019 11:00 - 14:30 St Marys House Map

Code: BH/19/0989 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 21 October 2019 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/0591 Safer People Handling Risk Assessor Refresher (EVENT FULL)

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to make suitable and sufficient assessments of all manual handling operations and to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to the lowest level reasonably practicable. This course will provide assessors with an annual update on the information and skills to undertake assessments of manual handling needs. This course is aimed at staff who have completed the Safer People Handling Risk Assessor refresher course or the full course ('safer people handling risk assessor') within the last 12 months.

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 21 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/1033 Children's CPD Module - Practitioner Research

To apply for this module please register your Expression of Interest before the 17th May 2019.

This 15 credit module is only available on request to practitioners undertaking the PGDip.  It provides experienced staff with the opportunity to develop their professional role through practice-based research.  Applications will be looked at on a case by case basis.

You will identify an issue, challenge, knowledge gap or service need
relevant to your professional role for which you, your organisation
and/or service users would benefit from further exploration or
development.

You will learn how to critically examine what is already known (through a literature review) and to apply this knowledge through research informed practice, enabling you to develop your professional role and improve your practice.

You will participate in research methodology seminars, and a virtual learning environment for additional learning support and resources. You will be able to discuss your plans, present your work – issues, dilemmas, critical incidents - and share your learning in conversation with your peer group. You also will be expected to engage in self-directed learning, critical self-reflection, and practice development through research.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 12 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 14 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 04 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/18/1774 Financial Management for Budget Holders - half day course AM (EVENT FULL)

This course is designed specifically for all staff with day to day financial management responsibilities. 

The online learning and the course are mandatory for all budget holders. If you are an existing budget holder and have yet to complete training or if you have new budget holder responsibilities, this training is for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town hall - Carefirst Training Room Map