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Code: BH/19/1280 Domestic Violence and Abuse: Working with Complex Cases (Mental Health/ Substance Use) (EVENT FULL)

This course will give an overview of the complexity of supporting clients who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse who also have mental health and/or substance use issues. It will focus on barriers in engaging with services, additional risk factors for this client group and referral pathways to additional support services. 

Please note: This course is aimed at frontline staff who work directly with people with complex needs and are affected by domestic violence.

This course is delivered by Fulfilling Lives and Rise.

 

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1 23 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/19/1206 Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Study Day: Trauma Informed Practice

This study day for AMHPs includes:

What is trauma?  Brief history of the concept; types of trauma (and causes) both short-term and long-term; developmental trauma; relationship to Attachment Theory; Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  
Triggers and behavioural indicators

‘Diagnosis’

Trauma and the Brain

Trauma Informed Practice – 5 Principles Model; a strengths-based approach
 
Direct practice skills for Trauma Informed Practice

 See attached flyer for timetable of the day.

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1 31 October 2019 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/1370 Managing Suicidal Conversations (For Housing staff only)

Please note:   This is bespoke team training and not for individuals

This whole day course is delivered by an experienced trainer from the Samaritans.  It will offer a unique opportunity to develop tools, knowledge and confidence to engage with people sensitively and professionally and handle emotional conversations.  

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1 31 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Housing Centre - Training Room 2 Map

Code: BH/19/0142 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 11 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1095 Sexual Activity and the Mental Capacity Act (EVENT FULL)

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 12 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/19/0959 Mental Health Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This basic awareness course will provide an opportunity to reflect on your own attitudes to, and knowledge of mental health.

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1 16 December 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/1203 Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Legal Refresher

Legal update CPD session for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) at the University of Brighton.

This will be an opportunity to explore recent case law and any updates in relation to legislation, and any implications for AMHP practice.  this will also include the interface between the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Care Act 2014.

Further information TBC by the University

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1 18 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/1162 Adults CPD - Decision Making and Partnership Working in Health, Social Work and Social Care; Practice with Older People

Please register your interest for this 20 Credit, Level 7 (Master’s Level) module by the 31st July 2019 (now extended)

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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1 08 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 09 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 12 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 29 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/1172 AMHP PG Dip Approved Mental Health Practice (EVENT FULL)

Applications are invited to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional January – June 2020

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 University of Brighton application form which can be found in the 'attached documents' by Friday 23rd August. Application forms to be returned to learning@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 27th August.

(Alternative date of 19th August can be offered application forms will need to be submitted By Thursday 15th August)

Additionally prospective applicants  are invited to contact the AMHP Practice Manager, Judith Matthews, on 0300 304 0075 for an informal discussion and to arrange for some pre-application shadowing experience in the AMHP team based at Millview Hospital.

Please see attached 'AMHP Applicant Information' flyer for further course details.

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1 13 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/0143 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map