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Code: BH/18/1584 Menopause Demystified (AM session) (EVENT FULL)

Are you curious about how the menopause can affect you?

Would you like to understand this part of your life, know how to manage it and be confident with your choices?

This course is for individuals who may experience menopause symptoms or already are.

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1 22 February 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/18/1585 Supporting people during the menopause (PM session)

The menopause can have a severe impact. Is anyone around you affected?

Would you like to understand how to talk with them and support them better?

Find out how to start that 'difficult conversation' and how to empower them.

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1 22 February 2019 13:30 - 17:00 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/19/0108 Work/Life Balance (EVENT FULL)

Managing our work/life balance is an ongoing challenge.  This course is aimed to provide you with an opportunity to develop strategies to help you to focus your energies and prioritise what matters most at home or work.  This course looks at how our brains and physical bodies respond to stressful events, & provides practical ideas to help you build in awareness & balance into your life.  The course is a mix of input, individual & group activities, signposted online resources & research.

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1 22 February 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G79 Map

Code: BH/18/1217 Adults CPD Module - Social Work Practice Education, Assessment and Supervision (Practice Education Stage 2)

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 30th June 2018.

Learning on the module supports social work practitioners in developing the knowledge, skills and values to plan enable and assess the learning of a social work student. Learning on the module covers the requirements of Stage 2 of the College of Social Work’s Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS).

The module is delivered over 5 days using a range of methods including presentations, structured discussions and exercises designed to draw on participants practice and personal experience.

Small groups of students will be encouraged to share their perspectives, critique the concepts which are presented to them and apply learning to their own specialist social work context.

Whilst on the module you must have a Stage 2 qualified practice educator allocated to support you and assess your practice (via Direct Observations) in meeting your responsibilities towards your allocated student. Learning on the module reviews Stage 1 learning and introduces the additional requirements for Stage 2 of the Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS)

There are two elements to the assessment of this module. These are:
Part 1: a portfolio of Practice Evidence
Part 2: A 3000 word Reflective analysis of Practice and development as a Practice Educator

This module can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or as a stand alone module. Students who complete this module + the Enabling Learning (Stage 1) module will be able to gain the PGCert in Practice Education. See attached document for further information.

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1 22 October 2018 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
2 10 December 2018 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
3 28 January 2019 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
4 18 February 2019 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map
5 25 February 2019 09:30 - 16:00 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1241 Adults CPD Module: Social Work in Multidisciplinary Settings

To express and interest in this module please 'request a place' by the 30th June 2018

This module will explore social work practice in private, voluntary, independent or health-based settings working with complex issues such as mental health, substance misuse and/or homelessness, either with children and young people, or with adults. Students will consider issues of social work professional identity, as well as the skills and knowledge that social workers use in these settings and the value bases applicable to such work. The module will also enable students to update their knowledge regarding the legal and policy framework and implications for their practice.

You can find further details about CPD modules and awards in the document attached to this course

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1 25 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 07 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 08 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 13 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/0124 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.

Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.

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1 25 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/1092 Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration

This course covers the essential elements of food safety to enable you to safely prepare and handle food and to support people with their nutrition and hydration needs.

Course attendees will be given a certificate of attendance. There is a multiple choice assessment at the end of the course which will be marked and given to participants to discuss with their manager upon return to work. The Workforce Development Team will contact the managers of participants who do not pass the assessment.

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1 25 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/1076 Medicines Management Training for Care Workers (EVENT FULL)

This 3-hour interactive course is for private and independent care homes/domiciliary carers.  The course will look at the critical aspects for medicines management using a practical approach. The course is delivered by pharmacists and technicians from the local Clinical Commissioning Group who have a wealth of experience in both hospital and the community. The course has been developed locally based on local training needs and links into the Brighton and Hove City Council and Clinical Commissioning Group medicines management policies.

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1 25 February 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1174 Children's CPD Module - Critical Reflection on Professional Learning

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 30th June 2018.

This is a 15 credit version of the Professional Learning Review module and can be taken instead of that module if you only require 15 credits to ‘top up’ your credit total to a PGDip.

This module is only available on request to PGDip practitioners who have previously completed professional practice or management modules (eg equivalent to Practice Education modules) and no other modules are available or appropriate for them to complete their PGDip. Practitioners will be able to review and reflect on this prior learning which shows on-going development of expertise. Applications will be looked at on a case by case basis.

The module comprises an individually tailored delivery of tutorials and, dependent on participant numbers, group tutorial sessions. These will assist the candidate to review previous learning against current learning outcomes, plan work and critically reflect on past and current practice in relation to contemporary reading and research relevant to role and award pathway.

NOTE: This module is primarily self study. Teaching will focus on the use of relevant knowledge and research for role (mapped against PCF) and the development of professional leadership in the role. 

For further information about modules, pathways and awards see the application information under 'attached document'

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1 22 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 30 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/18/1171 Children's CPD Module - Practice Education Stage 2

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 30th June 2018.
 

This 30 credit module is for qualifed 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. See application information in 'attached document' for further details of modules, pathways and awards.

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1 16 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 13 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 14 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 11 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 29 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
7 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map