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Code: BH/20/1139 Adults CPD - Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS) Best Interest Assessors Refresher

This CPD session delivered by the University of Brighton is to be attended by Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS) Dedicated Best Interest Assessors (BIAs) on an annual basis and those on the BIA Rota on a bi-annual basis to refresh knowledge and skills in order to undertake Best Interest Assessments.

This will be an opportunity to explore recent case law and any updates in relation to legislation, and any implications for BIA practice.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions this event will take place online via Microsoft Teams, a link will be sent to you by the university.

Further details TBC by the University of Brighton

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1 22 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/20/0997 Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction

This course looks in more detail at the impact of autism on social interaction and communication, both for the person, and also for family, carers and others.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autistic people through written accounts and video or presentations.
 
The Care Act re-iterates the govenment's support for the Autism Strategy and the importance of understanding autism as it relates to the person and also the assessment.
 
This course is suitable for staff who have regular contact with adults on the autism spectrum.

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1 13 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0393 Acquired Brain Injury

This course enables staff to have a basic understanding of acquired brain injury and is suitable for anyone likely to be working with adults who have an acquired brain injury.

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1 14 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/1458 Staying Focused with the Bullet Journal (EVENT FULL)

This practical 1 day workshop and follow up e-learning  module offers an opportunity to begin developing a reflective to-do list system, to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy work settings. We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal, a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits which support focus and work-life balance.

Part 2 - Staying Focused Follow Up e-learning - Approximately one month after the workshop, participants will be emailed follow-up supporting resources and a link to access Part 2 of the course, 'Staying Focused e-learning module - Monthly Migration and Reflection'. This module will take approximately 2 hours to complete and involves working on your live Bullet Journal to move into the new month, guided by video lessons.

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1 09 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/20/0965 Enhanced Assessor & Telecare Awareness

This course if for Brighton & Hove City Council staff, Physiotherapists, Nursing staff, Care managers, Therapy assistants. This course will support staff to assess, prescribe and appropriately refer for a range of assistive technology covering both daily living equipment and telecare. 

 

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1 16 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map
2 17 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 NRS Healthcare - Demo Room Map

Code: BH/20/0992 Autism Spectrum Basic Awareness

The course will consider the autism spectrum as a whole and the experiences of autistic people living in a neurotypical world. Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autisic people, either through written accounts, video or presentations.

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1 18 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/20/0373 Hoarding Awareness Workshop

Most hoarded properties are ‘cleared out’ by cleaning teams. This leads to greater distress and more intense hoarding activity. Clients with hoarding disorder need understanding and empathy in order to help them to develop new behaviours to cope with their excess belongings. This course gives an overview of the condition and draws on the experiences of the practitioner/trainer in developing skills to work with people who hoard.   

This course is aimed at housing staff and social workers, and takes into consideration the knowledge and skills statement for social workers.

 

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1 18 September 2020 10:00 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0977 NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC)

NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) is a package of care arranged and funded by the NHS. This supports care outside of hospital for individuals who are assessed as presenting with a primary health need rather than primary social care needs. The course looks at the CHC assessment process, key principles and eligibility criteria in order to develop a basic understanding of CHC.
 

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1 18 September 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G90 Map

Code: BH/20/1127 Adults CPD Module - The Dissertation: Research in Advanced Social Work Practice

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 19th June 2020. 

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

The 60 credit Dissertation offers students the opportunity to carry out an in-depth inquiry into an area of their advanced social work practice (relating to advanced practice, education, management) which is of particular interest to them; to develop an understanding of, and skills in, research planning in relation to advanced professional practice and to develop further self-directed skills in advanced scholarship.

To apply for the Dissertation you must have completed the PGDip (120 credits). Completion of the Dissertation + the PGDip will result in the Advanced Masters in Social Work (MSc).

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

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1 28 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 29 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 30 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 01 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 16 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 17 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 11 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
8 17 March 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/20/0996 Autism Spectrum and Sensory Awareness

This course looks at experiences of sensory perception amngst autistic people.

Participants will have the opportunity to consider how these issues can affect the people they support and how modifications to the environment can reduce some of the difficulties faced by autistic people.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autistic people through written accounts, video or presentations. 

This course is suitable for staff who have regular contact with adults on the autism spectrum who have already completed the basic awareness course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map