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Code: BH/22/0624 AMHP Study Day - Relatives and the Nearest Relative for AMHPs

This one day course gives Approved Mental Health Professionals an opportunity to update their legal knowledge and skills regarding the role of the nearest relative as defined under the Mental Health Act 1983. Participants will be encouraged to identify legal and practice issues for discussion during the day.

The Course will

·         Provide guidance on identification of nearest relatives in complex situations.

·         Provide guidance on what constitutes effective and lawful consultation.

·         Establish what grounds there must be not to consult.

·         Present case law relevant to NR role and consultation

·         Detail the grounds for displacement of nearest relatives

·         Provide guidance on what evidence should be provided for a displacement hearing and how AMHPs should prepare for a hearing, including applications to the RCJ out of hours.

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1 06 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0341 Personality Disorder

Through understanding personality disorder and the impact of childhood trauma upon individuals you will enhance your ability to empathise with the individuals you support and identify psychologically informed strategies to engage with this group of people.
This course is equivalent to the Webinar course with the same title and you only need to attend one.

 

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1 11 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G90 Map

Code: BH/22/0661 Dementia - Advanced Skills

This one-day course is aimed at staff working in provider services who regularly support people with dementia and have some knowledge and experience. It will provide participants with the opportunity to reflect on their practice and to produce actions to develop their skills. The course builds upon the basic awareness course, covering some of the challenges and dilemmas when supporting people with dementia including managing risk, end of life care and maintaining personal motivation as a professional




Audience:. This course is for Adult Social Care Providers / Care Homes / Carers / Home Care Providers / Learning Disability Services / Registered Managers / Senior Staff


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1 20 October 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Zoom 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/22/0660 Dementia - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)


This one day course is an introductory course ideal for people who have not attended any training on dementia. The course looks at the medical and social models of dementia and considers the attitudes and behaviours that can contribute to a person centred, strengths-based approach to supporting people with dementia.
The course is informed by Skills for Care Standards and is also mapped to the Dementia Core Skills, Education and Training Framework.

  This course is for Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Care Homes / Care Managers / Carers / Health / Home Care Providers / Housing Services / Learning Disability Services / Mental Health Services / Occupational Therapists / Social Workers

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1 23 November 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0662 Dementia - Advanced Skills

This one-day course is aimed at staff working in provider services who regularly support people with dementia and have some knowledge and experience. It will provide participants with the opportunity to reflect on their practice and to produce actions to develop their skills. The course builds upon the basic awareness course, covering some of the challenges and dilemmas when supporting people with dementia including managing risk, end of life care and maintaining personal motivation as a professional




Audience:. This course is for Adult Social Care Providers / Care Homes / Carers / Home Care Providers / Learning Disability Services / Registered Managers / Senior Staff


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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0902 AMHP PG Dip Approved Mental Health Practice

Applications are invited to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional January – June 2023

The prospective applicants must be:

·        Employed by B&HCC and,

·        Social Work England 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 5th August 2022. 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 (dates TBC late August/early Sept)

Additionally prospective applicants  are invited to contact the AMHP Practice Manager, James Parlett for an informal discussion: james.parlett2@spft.nhs.uk 

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

The University are running an introductory session for potential applicants. This will take place via Microsoft Teams on the afternoon of Monday 20 June 2022: 2:30pm-4pm. During this session they will provide information about the course and discuss some of the things people might consider before applying. Previous cohorts say they have found this very useful in terms of preparing for both the interview and the course. If people would like to attend this session, please could they email Lianne Finlay: l.finlay@brighton.ac.uk for a link to the session.

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1 16 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/23/0029 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 also want to watch this film, 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 06 February 2023 10:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/23/0015 Personality Disorder

Through understanding personality disorder and the impact of childhood trauma upon individuals you will enhance your ability to empathise with the individuals you support and identify psychologically informed strategies to engage with this group of people.
This training is equivalent to the webinar training that has been offered earlier in the year. You only need to attend one course.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 February 2023 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G90 Map