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Code: BH/22/0943 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 October 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0903 Older people as Self-Funders: lived experience from participative research

This course is for social workers and assessment staff who have contact with older people.
The course draws on recen,  participative research with older people conducted in Brighton and Hove, Solihull and Lincolnshire, and helps to examine some of the myths that are most commonly made about self-funders.

 The course will increase awareness and understanding of self-funders expriences, and their relevance to social work practice and to the wider health and social care economy.

The course will also provide access to co-produced resources which can be used easily in a variety of settings to support self-funders in their care journey.

Links are made with the Capabilities Statement for Social Workers in England who work with Older People and the course will contribute to evidence based practice and CPD.

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1 20 October 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0818 Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction (EVENT FULL)

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 25 October 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0820 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 30th June 2022.

This 20 credit module is delivered by the University of Brighton at Falmer Campus.

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 25 October 2022 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
2 13 December 2022 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
3 31 January 2023 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
4 21 February 2023 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
5 28 February 2023 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/22/1056 Challenging ageism: conscious eldering

This course is for all social workers and social work managers, and will be particularly relevant to those working with older people. Participants will have the opportunity to explore personal and professional attitudes towards ageing and to learn from lived experience, collaborative research with older people, and from the expertise of an international charity focussed on conscious ageing.

The training also introduces co-produced resources to use in practice, including ‘Mini Mentor’ cards. Their function is to help social workers reflect on practice and set actions for further development. The resources can be prompts for relational and strengths-based practice that is ageing aware. These will contribute to and enhance reflective practice and collaborative use of supervision. The content of the training and mini mentor cards can be used to demonstrate CPD for Social Work England.

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1 02 November 2022 09:30 - 14:45 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0697 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.

 You may want to watch this film, also produced by the trainer, either before or after the training:
What is compassion

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 November 2022 10:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0497 Mental Health and Learning Disability

This course is aimed at staff who work with adults with learning disabilities who want to develop their knowledge of how to support positive mental health with this group of people. The course is relevant to staff from both provider and assessment services.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 November 2022 10:00 - 14:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0944 Older people as Self-Funders: lived experience from participative research

This course is for social workers and assessment staff who have contact with older people.
The course draws on recen,  participative research with older people conducted in Brighton and Hove, Solihull and Lincolnshire, and helps to examine some of the myths that are most commonly made about self-funders.

 The course will increase awareness and understanding of self-funders expriences, and their relevance to social work practice and to the wider health and social care economy.

The course will also provide access to co-produced resources which can be used easily in a variety of settings to support self-funders in their care journey.

Links are made with the Capabilities Statement for Social Workers in England who work with Older People and the course will contribute to evidence based practice and CPD.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 November 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0834 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 16 November 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0201 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.
 
This course is mandatory for all HASC staff undertaking Care Act assessments.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 November 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map