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Code: BH/22/0389 Joint Investigations (EVENT FULL)

This training is for Social Workers and Police Officers who take part in Section 47 Joint Investigations.

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1 23 May 2022 09:00 - 16:30 Venue to be confirmed Map
2 24 May 2022 09:00 - 16:30 Venue to be confirmed Map
3 25 May 2022 09:00 - 16:30 Venue to be confirmed Map
4 26 May 2022 09:00 - 16:30 Venue to be confirmed Map

Code: BH/22/0877 Coaching Skills for Managers (for identified managers in Children's services only)

The aim of the programme is to introduce a coaching approach into your supervision practice in order to:

  • Improve the quality of supervision         
  • Embed the role of the ‘manager as coach’ to develop skills and resilience in workers
  • Achieve accountable decision-making through the supervision process

The elements of the programme include:
  • Five half day practical and participative workshops
  • Exercises, demonstrations, practice and discussion
  • Direct observation of supervision practice, providing structured feedback and identifying areas for individual development

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 April 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 1 Map
2 03 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South Map
3 17 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 4 Map
4 31 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map
5 14 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 4 Map

Code: BH/22/0423 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

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1 01 June 2022 13:00 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0702 Business Support Officers and Managers - Introduction to Children’s Social Work Guidance and Legislation

This is a half-day training and information session for Business Support Officers who work in Children’s Social Work Services.  It will look at some of the legislation and guidance around statutory children’s social work, and put into context different tiers of children’s social work intervention: children in need; child protection; looked after children; care proceedings.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 5 Map

Code: BH/21/1031 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

To apply for this module please 'request a place' by 30th July 2021 and complete and return the attached FCL CPD Application form to learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

You must have previously completed ‘Practice Education Stage 1 (or its equivalent).

This 15 credit module is for qualifed social workers, experienced practice educators and assessors who are involved in the teaching, supervising and assessing of trainee social workers.and primarily those who wish to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to take full responsibility for the teaching and assessing of a student social worker up to and including the student's final social work placement.

In order to apply for this module you must have discussed and agreed with your manager to take responsibility for a Social Work Student on placement.

Practice Education Stage 2 will assume prior knowledge of, and build expertise in, the critical analysis and application of, the following issues:

  • building solid foundations for the learning relationship - induction, using networks, learning contracts
  • models of supervision, including reflective supervision
  • analysing and applying theories of learning
  • using research to enhance practice teaching and direct practice
  • organising, pacing and managing learning experiences of others
  • promoting anti-oppressive practice in practice education
  • developing and operating equitable and robust systems of assessment
  • teaching and facilitating critical reflection and reflexivity
  • teaching and facilitating the effective use of knowledge in social work practice
  • working with students in challenging situations

As part of this module you will be observed undertaking different tasks of the practice educator role on at least two separate occasions, including the presentation of video-recorded material to the module student group.

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. For further details of CPD modules, awards and pathways at Sussex University see: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/socialwork/pgstudy/cpd

Module dates are draft at the moment to be confirmed ASAP. The majority of teaching on this module will be in the Spring 2022 term but candidates will attend the induction in October and another check-in in December to assist with the Practice Education of their student. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 October 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Zoom Map
2 08 December 2021 14:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
3 09 February 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
4 09 March 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
5 23 March 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
6 18 May 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map
7 08 June 2022 10:00 - 16:00 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/22/0805 BHSCP - Child Neglect Training

This course provides those attending with an over arching understanding of the issues surrounding neglect, how it can impact on the children and young people to whom it relates and how early interventions and agency procedures can be used to reduce the risk and thus safeguard from neglectful situations.

This training is provided by the Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership (BHSCP)

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1 09 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/22/0174 BHSCP - Graded Care Profile Training (GCP2)

Neglect is one of the most important priorities for all safeguarding staff.

This training is run in colaboration with the NSPCC.

This virtual training offer, is part of the neglect strategy for Brighton and Hove and is the adopted model used to make early assessments of neglect.

Once staff have completed this training they will be licenced to use the GCP2 assessment tool, as part of their working practice. It will prove to be useful addition to evidential based assements, used by all those working with children and young people.

It can be used as part on child protection working, and also as an evidential product for family court.

There is an expectation that staff from all agencies will gain a working knowledge of the GCP2 and how it can be used within their working practice.

Please make sure you have downloaded or printed a copy of the documnets attached to this course detail.

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1 14 June 2022 09:00 - 13:00 Moulsecoomb North Hub - Great Hall Map

Code: BH/22/0424 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

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1 21 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0158 Court Work Skills for Social Workers (Microsoft Teams)

This course will be delivered via Microsoft Teams for children's social workers whilst the current social distancing restrictions are in place. 

The session will be run between 9.30am - 11.00am with a break and will then resume again 11.30am - 1.00pm.

In order to make decisions regarding the steps that should be taken to secure the safety and well-being of a particular child, practitioners need a sound understanding of the law as it pertains to children, particularly that which governs the Family Courts. This course offers an introduction to the main principles, orders and legal processes that relate to children including the Children Act 1989 and the Adoption and Children Act 2002. Communicating effectively within this context is also crucial and this course provides an opportunity to practice oral evidence giving in a safe and supportive environment.

 

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1 23 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0948 Social Work External CPD Funding

Social Work CPD Funding applications 2022-23

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Venue unknown Map