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Code: BH/22/0971 Intensive Interaction

Intensive Interaction is an approach to encourage communication with people who maybe difficult to reach or who are withdrawn, in particular people who have severe learning disabilities (SLD), profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and/or autism.  The aims of Intensive Interaction are:

  • to enjoy the wonder, joy and fulfilment of communication and relationships
  • to teach the fundamentals of communication
  • to open up a variety of other experiences
  • to be with someone in a non-demanding way on their terms, without an agenda or a fixed task to achieve
  • to increase happiness

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 September 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 27 September 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0784 Neurodiversity and ADHD in Children and Young People (EVENT FULL)

An introductory training course for FCL workforce to find out about neurodiversity definitions and different types of neurodivergence. We will look at the impact of neurodivergence on children and young people with a focus on ADHD and how this affects children and young people in different ways.

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1 28 September 2022 09:30 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0175 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 in-person 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 documents attached to this course detail.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 October 2022 09:00 - 13:00 Portslade Hub Training Hall Map

Code: BH/22/0535 Autism Awareness - The Impact on Families

This half day course is appropriate for all Children’s Services staff, CVS staff, volunteers, support staff and foster carers and offers an introduction to understanding autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and gives attendees a chance to reflect on the common challenges faced by families caring for a child or young person with ASD.

With input from local families, we discuss how the needs and challenges of families change as their child moves through different life stages and how the support needed by families can also change over time.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 October 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0468 Relationships & Sexuality - For People with a Learning Disability (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed at all children & young people and adult services staff who work with people who have a learning disability.

This training aims to clarify, inform and discuss personal, professional & workplace responses around Relationships & Sex Education (RSE) for People with a Learning Disability (PWLD). Focussing on increasing staff skills and knowledge in this area we aim to explore approaches to common issues within this field. This course will build staff’s confidence and competence in addressing and responding to issues arising in a practical way, covering topics such as:
·         Physical changes
·         Sexual health & sexuality
·         Role of a parent & carers
·         Positive relationships & boundaries
·         Bodily autonomy, consent & protection from harm
·         Public & private behaviours
·         Appropriate touching and masturbation
·         Managing emotions
·         Issues relating to pornography and online safety

Within the course, legal frameworks that are relevant to this work such as the Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding, Consent and recent case law will be considered in how they shape our practice and rights of PWLD. We will also look at resources that staff & practitioners can use to follow up this work in their workplace.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2022 10:00 - 15:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/0169 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 documents attached to this course detail.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 October 2022 09:00 - 13:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 2 Map

Code: BH/22/0533 Autism Awareness - Working with Children and Young People with Autism (EVENT FULL)

This course is appropriate for all Children’s Services staff, CVS staff, volunteers, support staff and foster carers and offers an introduction to understanding the key features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and provides information about strategies for working with children and young people with ASD.



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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 November 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map