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Code: BH/19/0705 Working with Fathers (for ASYEs/Newly Qualified Social Workers)

This is a session provided by the Father's Steering Group for ASYEs (newly qualified social workers).

This one day course will explore concepts of masculinity, why fathers can be challenging to engage and the underlying reasons for the use of anger, aggression and non-engagement which some father present with.  It will give attendees the opportunity to develop practical skills and strategies to build positive working relationships with fathers, understand the duties and responsibilities Social Workers have regarding working with fathers, as well as discussing the challenges around doing this.  

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1 27 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Moulsecoomb North Hub - Great Hall Map

Code: BH/19/1220 Staying Focused with the Bullet Journal

This practical one day workshop offers an opportunity to begin developing a simple to-do list system to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy work settings.

We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal1, a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits, which support focus and work-life balance.

 

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1 01 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/19/1277 ASYE Children's CPD Module - Knowledge & skills for child-centred communication

To log your interest for this module please click on “request a place"   

This module is the first level of continuing professional development (post-qualification) for social workers. The focus is on consolidating participants’ knowledge and skills in communicating with children, acquired during their professional qualifying programmes.

The module is delivered in a workshop format (8 x 3 hour monthly sessions) with an explicit emphasis on pedagogical approaches that encourage learning from experience.

The Talking and Listening to Children research project’s web-based digital resources provides the framework for the module, with practitioners equipped with a ‘Kitbag’ for use in their interactions with young children and their families.

This module enables you to meet the requirements of the relevant Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) domains and the Knowledge and Skills Statements.

You will have access to the University’s Library and will benefit from peer support throughout the programme

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 October 2019 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
2 11 November 2019 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
3 16 December 2019 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
4 20 January 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
5 17 February 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
6 16 March 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
7 20 April 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
8 18 May 2020 10:00 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/18/1220 ASYE Children's CPD Module - Knowledge & skills for child-centred communication (EVENT FULL)

To log your interest for this module please click on “request a place"   

This module is the first level of continuing professional development (post-qualification) for social workers. The focus is on consolidating participants’ knowledge and skills in communicating with children, acquired during their professional qualifying programmes.

The module is delivered in a workshop format (8 x 3 hour monthly sessions) with an explicit emphasis on pedagogical approaches that encourage learning from experience.

The Talking and Listening to Children research project’s web-based digital resources provides the framework for the module, with practitioners equipped with a ‘Kitbag’ for use in their interactions with young children and their families.

This module enables you to meet the requirements of the relevant Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) domains and the Knowledge and Skills Statements.

You will have access to the University’s Library and will benefit from peer support throughout the programme

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2019 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
2 02 December 2019 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
3 27 January 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
4 24 February 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
5 23 March 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
6 05 May 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
7 08 June 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map
8 13 July 2020 09:30 - 14:00 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/0861 Staying Focused with the Bullet Journal (EVENT FULL)

This practical one day workshop offers an opportunity to begin developing a simple to-do list system to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy work settings.

We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal1, a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits, which support focus and work-life balance.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/1171 Working with Children in Care (for social workers)

This course is mandatory for ASYE children's social workers and new social workers and open to all social workers.

The session will help you to understand the experiences of children and young people in care and your roles and responsibilities in supporting, engaging and communicating with them. You will explore how to work together with multi-agency partners and foster carers to achieve good outcomes and look at how to implement the Me and My World Review process.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map
2 27 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/18/1676 Sexual Abuse - Working with Perpetrators & Non-offending Partners (for ASYEs)

This two day course will cover the following:

Day 1 - Sexual abusers, engaging, denial and risk assessment. We will look at denial and how to engage offenders, interviewing styles and interview practice, what we mean by risk, plus introduction to risk assessment protocols, including one usable when there is no conviction, only allegations.

Day 2 - Understanding and working with non-offending partners of child sexual abusers. This will cover non offending parents, the reasons they respond as they do, analysing our own responses to them and practicing ways to engage them during assessment (of ability to act protectively) or afterward. Also input about how to structure assessment reports and how to incorporate insights gained from interviews.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 06 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1279 Making Analysis Central to the Core Assessment Process (for ASYEs)

This two-day course is aimed to give participants the knowledge and skills required to use the assessment framework alongside other tools which can assist the analysis of information and assessment of any potential risk to the child.

Priority booking is being given to Newly Qualified Social Workers as this course is mandatory for their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

You are welcome to book onto this date, but will only receive confirmation of a place if there is capacity. You will be notified by email if you have been successful.



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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 1 Map
2 24 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 1 Map

Code: BH/19/1135 Staying Focused with the Bullet Journal

This practical one day workshop offers an opportunity to begin developing a simple to-do list system to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy work settings.

We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal1, a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits, which support focus and work-life balance.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Moulsecoomb North Hub - Great Hall Map

Code: BH/18/1617 Writing Child Permanence Reports (for ASYEs)

This one day course aims to give people who need to write Child Permanence Reports, a greater undertanding of them and how to write them.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map