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Code: BH/18/1682 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 05 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 22 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
3 06 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/1155 Communicating with Service Users and Good Recording (EVENT FULL)

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 07 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1141 Epilepsy Awareness, Seizure Management & Buccal Midazolam (EVENT FULL)

This course examines the classification and management of seizures in the context of adults with a learning disability. It considers therole of staff in supporting people with epilepsy and the psychosocial impact on the person. The afternoon covers the theoretical and practical administration of buccal midazolam. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice administration in a simulated environment.

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1 26 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/1142 Epilepsy Awareness, Seizure Managament & Buccal Midazolam

This course examines the classification and management of seizures in the context of adults with a learning disability. It considers therole of staff in supporting people with epilepsy and the psychosocial impact on the person. The afternoon covers the theoretical and practical administration of buccal midazolam. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice administration in a simulated environment.

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1 19 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/18/1766 Positive Psychology (EVENT FULL)

This course asks some big questions:
      • what is happiness?
      • am I happy?
      • are the people I care about happy?
      • can we measure happiness?
      • what are positive psychology interventions and can they increase life satisfaction?
      • can these interventions be used to increase positive outcomes for people with learning disabilities?

 

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1 20 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0155 Makaton - Foundation (2 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.
 
Schools staff should contact the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service – Language Team, The Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, in the first instance on 01273 293672.
 
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 2 day workshop participants will have improved and developed their skills using makaton signs and symbols from stages 1-4 and additional stage.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map
2 24 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/19/0154 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 27 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map
2 28 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map
3 29 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/20/0068 Chairing Complex Meetings in Adult Social Care

This course is for  senior social workers, mental health team leaders, operation managers in Adult Social Care who chair complex meetings such as safeguarding meetings; case conferences; best interest meetings; complex case management; hospital discharge planning or self neglect strategy meetings.


The course will help you develop your skills and confidence in planning for and managing such meetings and will consider working with partner professionals and agencies.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 January 2020 09:30 - 15:45 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 1 Map

Code: BH/20/0067 Chairing Complex Meetings in Adult Social Care

This course is for  senior social workers, mental health team leaders, operation managers in Adult Social Care who chair complex meetings such as safeguarding meetings; case conferences; best interest meetings; complex case management; hospital discharge planning or self neglect strategy meetings.


The course will help you develop your skills and confidence in planning for and managing such meetings and will consider working with partner professionals and agencies.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 February 2020 09:30 - 15:45 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 1 Map

Code: BH/19/0586 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 13 February 2020 10:00 - 15:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map