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Code: BH/20/0554 Intensive Interaction (EVENT FULL)

Intensive Interaction is an approach to encourage communication with people who maybe difficult to reach or who are withdrawn, in particular people who have severe learning disabilities (SLD), profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and/or autism.  The aims of Intensive Interaction are:

  • to enjoy the wonder, joy and fulfilment of communication and relationships
  • to teach the fundamentals of communication
  • to open up a variety of other experiences
  • to be with someone in a non-demanding way on their terms, without an agenda or a fixed task to achieve
  • to increase happiness

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/20/0786 Positive Behaviour Support (3 day course)

The positive behaviour support course aims to equip staff, parents and carers with the skills and knowledge to support adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour can challenge. This course is for Learning Disability Services who provide support to individuals who display high risk challenging behaviours.

This is an accredited course and your attendance is required on 3 days during a 4 week period.  Days 1,2 & 3 must be completed in order. 

The assessment and intervention workbook involves work between each day and must be completed appropriate to the needs of the individual that has been focused on for a certificate to be awarded. This course contains a multiple choice theory test on day 3 and presentations to the rest of the group.

If for any reason a delegate misses a day then they should attend the next available course to complete the day(s) missed within a 6 month period.

Please note: Priority places will be allocated to services who are signed up to the PBS Sussex model or services who support individuals who display the most complex, high risk challenging behaviours.

Places on this course are not allocated automatically.  To be considered for this course you need to add your reasons in the special requirements box as to why you need to attend this training course.  This information will be used in determining whether you get a place or not. 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 21 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
3 02 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0907 Makaton - Level 1 & 2 Workshop (2 days)

This workshop is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using makaton. 
 
The two training pathways for professionals and parents/carers have been combined into one route and is now delivered as Makaton Workshops Level 1 and Level 2.

The Level 1 and Level 2 Workshops combined provide the same level of knowledge and vocabulary as a complete Beginners’ or Foundation Workshop. 

Day one - Level 1 workshop provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.

The session includes discussing commonly asked questions, hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use and how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.

You will also learn the signs and symbols from Stages 1 and 2 and some of the Additional stage of the Core Vocabulary.

Day two - Level 2 workshop you will learn the signs and symbols from Stages 3 and 4 and the rest of the Additional stage of the Core Vocabulary.



Schools staff: please contact the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service – Language Team, The Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, in the first instance on 01273 293672.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Friends' Meeting House - Meeting Room (see map) Map
2 17 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Friends' Meeting House - Meeting Room (see map) Map

Code: BH/20/0556 Person Centred Active Support

This course explains an approach to meaningfully involve people with learning disabilities in day to day activities and how to support people in developing life skills.

This training is provided by the Behaviour Support Team, (Psychology Service), Community Learning Disability Team.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/20/0401 Start to Sign (AM SESSION)

Do you work with clients or customers or have colleagues whose main language is British Sign Language (BSL)?  Learning some basic British Sign Language (BSL) can help break down barriers and create a friendly and accessible environment.

This course will provide you with basic BSL skills to communicate with people who are Deaf and use BSL in the workplace and increase your Deaf cultural awareness.

You will learn approximately 90 signs in this half day course which will be delivered by an experienced trainer who is deaf or has hearing loss.  All delegates will receive an information pack and a certificate of attendance

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1 01 October 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/20/0402 Start to Sign (PM SESSION)

Do you work with clients or customers or have colleagues whose main language is British Sign Language (BSL)?  Learning some basic British Sign Language (BSL) can help break down barriers and create a friendly and accessible environment.

This course will provide you with basic BSL skills to communicate with people who are Deaf and use BSL in the workplace and increase your Deaf cultural awareness.

You will learn approximately 90 signs in this half day course which will be delivered by an experienced trainer who is deaf or has hearing loss.  All delegates will receive an information pack and a certificate of attendance

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/1523 Supporting Good Health in Adults with Learning Disabilities

This is a one day course designed for carers and support staff working with adults with learning disabilities in residential, supported living services and day services.

Attendees will leave the day feeling confident that they have the skills and knowledge go help people with learning disabilities to improve their health and wellbeing.

The day is tailored to address needs identified from issues arising form referrals to specialist learning disability services and dilemmas raised by support staff from social care on how best to maintain and support good health.

The day will consist of a mix of workshops, presentations and informaiton sharing.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0472 Makaton - Enhancement (3 days)

This course is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using Makaton. This is the professional route. 


Makaton is a language programme involving speech, manual signs and graphic symbols developed to help people with communication difficulties, especially people with learning disabilities.

By the end of this 3 day workshop participants will have improved and developed their skills using Makaton signs and symbols from stages 5-8.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Friends Meeting House - Lecture Room (see map) Map
2 26 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Friends Meeting House - Lecture Room (see map) Map
3 27 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Friends Meeting House - Lecture Room (see map) Map

Code: BH/20/0392 Accessible Information

The course is delivered by members and supporters of a local learning disability advocacy project, Speak Out.

The course aims to increase your confidence and to dispel the myth that providing accessible information is the province of specialists. You will have the opportunity to hear what helps and what doesn’t help in producing accessible information.

Using readily available resources you will try your hand at improving the accessibility of your written material. Whilst the focus of this course is producing written information that is accessible for people with learning disabilities the tips and techniques you will learn will help you to produce materials accessible to other groups.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 November 2020 10:00 - 15:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/1517 Communicating with Service Users and Good Recording

This course is open to all staff in adult social care who would like to focus on exploring and developing their own communication skills with a view to improving the service user experience. Staff may participate in the course as part of QCF Development or as a general enhancement for their training profile.

This in an interactive one day course with a focus on verbal communication but also covering non verbal communication, and recording skills. This is not a specialist course aimed at communicating with any particular group of services users.

This course considers the relevance to the Accessible Information Standard.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 December 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map