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Code: BH/20/0984 Sexual Activity and the Mental Capacity Act

This course will give participants and overall understanding of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 applies to issues of sexual activities.

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1 03 December 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/0326 Dementia - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This is an introductory course ideal for people who have not attended any training on dementia.

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1 04 December 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Skype for Business Map

Code: BH/20/0682 Dementia - Advanced Skills

This course will provide participants the opportunity to reflect on their practice and to produce actions to develop their skills.

This course is aimed at staff working in provider services.

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1 11 December 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Skype for Business Map

Code: BH/20/1484 Report writing to withstand legal challenge for AMHPs

This session will be facilitated for the University of Brighton by Simon Foster, who has worked both as a local authority solicitor and as legal head of MIND, and David Watson, Principal Lecturer.  This session will explore the criteria judges and Tribunal panels apply to written reports and how AMHPs can address this.  There will be both live teaching online and exercises for participants.

 

NB: This session will be repeated on:Tuesday 26th January 2021. 1.30 – 4.30 on Microsoft Teams. 

 

Link to Teams session to be sent to you by the university nearer the time.

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1 16 December 2020 10:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1227 AMHP PG Dip Approved Mental Health Practice (EVENT FULL)

Applications are invited to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional January – June 2021

The prospective applicants must be:

·        Employed by B&HCC and,

·        HCPC registered social worker, or,

·        Registered mental health or learning disability nurse with the NMC, or,

·        HCPC registered Occupational Therapist, or,

·        BPS registered Psychologist.

You will need the support from your line manager to apply, in the knowledge this is a 5-6 month full time course with a 40 day placement in the dedicated AMHP team.

On successful passing of the course you will be considered for approval (warranting) under the Mental Health Act 1983 to carry out the roles and responsibilities of an AMHP on behalf of Brighton & Hove City Council.

There is an annual market supplement payable to warranted AMHPs who undertake 30 days on the AMHP rota each year (pro rata days and payment for part-timers). In addition you will need to undertake a minimum of 18 hours (3 days) AMHP related training to comply with the Regulations every year.

To apply please click on 'request a place' and complete and return the AMHP application form which can be found in the 'attached documents' by 4th August 2020. Application forms to be returned to lindsey.cockram@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

Brighton & Hove City Council will interview applicants prior to selecting the applicant(s) who will be put forward to the University of Brighton for their round of interviews. Internal Interviews planned for 24th – 28th August 2020

Additionally prospective applicants  are invited to contact the AMHP Practice Manager, Dominic Marley, on 07471217487 for an informal discussion.

Please see attached application forms for further details. Please submit application form to lindsey.cockram@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

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1 11 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/20/1123 Adults CPD - Decision Making and Partnership Working in Health, Social Work and Social Care; Practice with Older People

To express an interest in this module please request a place by the 10th July 2020.

This module offers learning and further professional development opportunities for health, social work and social care professionals who work with older people. The module enables students to analyse and critically reflect upon the dilemmas within their own work-based contexts, alongside colleagues undertaking similar or related roles. The teaching will include current law and policy, theoretical perspectives, good practice and research findings in the field of practice with older people, with a focus upon critical application to own practice and agency context. A reflective, analytic and evaluative approach will be central to learning.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 14 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 10 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 10 March 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 28 April 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/20/1485 Report writing to withstand legal challenge for AMHPs

This session will be facilitated for the University of Brighton by Simon Foster, who has worked both as a local authority solicitor and as legal head of MIND, and David Watson, Principal Lecturer.  This session will explore the criteria judges and Tribunal panels apply to written reports and how AMHPs can address this.  There will be both live teaching online and exercises for participants.

 

NB: THIS IS A REPEAT OF THE SESSION ON 16TH DECEMBER 2020. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BOOK ONTO BOTH.

 

Link to Teams session to be sent to you by the university nearer the time.

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1 26 January 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/0374 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 29 January 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1624 Sexual Activity and the Mental Capacity Act

This course will give participants and overall understanding of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 applies to issues of sexual activities.

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1 18 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1486 Working with People with Personality Disorder using a Trauma-Informed Approach as an AMHP

This session will be facilitated by Paul Teverson, Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton. This session will consider developments within neuroscience, developmental trauma and related theories of attachment such as mind-mindedness and mentalisation.  Participants will begin to develop the knowledge and skills that will support them in a Mental Health Act assessment to plan, enable and assess the needs of service users, including those with a diagnosis of Personality Disorder, from an attachment perspective.

NB: This session will be repeated on:Wednesday 3rd March 2021. 10.00 – 1.00 on Microsoft Teams

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1 23 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map