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Code: BH/18/1238 Adults CPD Module - The Dissertation: Research in Advanced Social Work Practice

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

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

The 60 credit Dissertation offers students the opportunity to carry out an in-depth inquiry into an area of their advanced social work practice (relating to advanced practice, education, management) which is of particular interest to them; to develop an understanding of, and skills in, research planning in relation to advanced professional practice and to develop further self-directed skills in advanced scholarship.

To apply for the Dissertation you must have completed the PGDip (120 credits). Completion of the Dissertation + the PGDip will result in the Advanced Masters in Social Work (MSc).

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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 25 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 26 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 27 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 12 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 13 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 07 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
8 22 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/19/0934 Bespoke Safer Lifting & Handling of Loads - For Blatchington Mill School only

This course will help you to identify any manual handling issues within your area of work. You will be shown the correct way to move, lift and carry loads in order to reduce your risk of injury.  
 
The course will show you how to carry out a risk assessment for load handling activities and teach you about the anatomy of the body and the mechanics of the back and spine, with a practical session to suit the delegates.
 
Duration: 1 x half day session
Refresher? Recommended 3 yearly.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 April 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Blatchington Mill School - Room M50 Map

Code: BH/19/0237 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0257 First Aid at Work (3 day) - for council employees and schools ONLY

This course is for those that will be acting as lead first aiders and will provide candidates with a recognised first aid at work qualification.

Upon completion of the course, First Aiders will be able to take control and provide assistance in an emergency situation at their workplace Candidates will be able to respond to an accident or illness promptly, effectively and safely.

Topics covered include: resuscitation and CPR, dealing with wounds, bleeding, burns, scalds, heart conditions and minor injuries.

Attendees will undertake a practical and written assessment on the final day of the course. On successful completion, you will be a recognised First Aider for 3 years; you are not required to attend the one day emergency first aid training as well.

NB: Suitable clothing taking some physical activity into account should be worn.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 24 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
3 25 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0177 Joint Investigations for Social Workers

This is a four-day course for Social Workers and Police Officers who take part in Joint Investigations.
It promotes understanding of multi agency working and the roles and responsibilities of agencies involved in Section 47 investigations.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map
2 24 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map
3 25 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map
4 26 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/19/0455 Motivational Interviewing: Facilitating Behaviour Change around Drugs and Alcohol (EVENT FULL)

Professionals can play a crucial part in determining whether clients change or maintain their problem behaviour. Engaging and building service user’s motivation for change is one of the key challenges workers face. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, highly effective, evidence based and deeply client centred approach aimed at helping people achieve positive behaviour change. This course will present the opportunity to enhance existing knowledge and skills as well as provide a comprehensive introduction to those with little or no experience of Motivational Interviewing.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 9 The Drive Map

Code: BH/18/0954 Safeguarding for Lead Enquiry Officers (EVENT FULL)

This two day course is aimed at all social work staff who carry out the role of a Lead Enquiry Officer (LEO) or who supervise staff carrying out this role. It will cover the principles that underpin safeguarding work with adults and the practice needed to undertake an enquiry. Throughout the course we will be focusing on Making Safeguarding Personal and working with individuals and their identified outcomes to ensure their safety.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G10 Map
2 24 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G10 Map

Code: BH/19/0334 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.
Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/1236 Adults CPD Module - Critical Reflection on Practice

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

This 20 credit module supports students’ professional development as advanced practitioners in relation to the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) descriptions of the capabilities required of ‘Experienced Social Worker’. 

The module offers students the opportunity to review their practice against the guidance of the nine domains of the PCF in relation to their practice as either Advanced practitioners, or educators, or managers. The module enables students particularly to focus upon their development and skills in relation to professionalism and leadership in either complex/high risk practice, or in education, or management. Module learning is aimed at supporting students in the development of advanced reflective and critically analytic skills and in planning career development.

This module uses independent or personalised learning. Students are supported and guided in their study by regular individual or group tutorials (depending on the number of students following the module). In this forum critical analysis and reflection is encouraged. It enables students individually and/ or collaboratively to develop further/ review their knowledge base and review their practice and professional development. Key themes in tutorials are the concepts of professionalism and professional leadership in the student’s area of practice.

Tutorial learning is supplemented by self-directed study, which is in terms of developing and refreshing practice knowledge and in terms of further critical reflection and analysis of practice.  

Assessment will be through a 3000 word Critical and Reflective Analysis and Evaluation of Own Practice.

This module can be taken as part of a PGDip, MSc or as a stand alone module. Please see further details in the application information document attached to this course.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 08 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 06 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 09 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 06 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 24 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/18/1237 Adults CPD Module - Independent Learning for Advanced Practice in Mental Health or Social Care

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

This module is offered as either a 20 credit or 40 credit version. Both modules enable practitioners in social work, health or social care services to examine research evidence and other relevant knowledge and theory, relevant and specific to their practice setting in order to support their advanced, evidenced based practice in challenging, complex decision making when assessing need or providing services more generally. 

Practitioners who follow these modules normally have significant or high levels of responsibility in their services and have a concern with promoting sound, reflective and ethical practice in their field.  The 40 credit version of the module requires a longer assessment:

20 credit module - The assessment task is to write a 3000 word article, as for a journal article, exploring the research and knowledge base of a practice issue, in relation to decision making in mental health or social care.

40 credit module - The assessment task for this module is in two parts The first part is to write a 5000 word article, as for a journal article, exploring the research and knowledge base of a practice issue, in relation to decision making in mental health or social care. 

The second part is a 10 minute presentation, to a panel made up of two of the course team, where the student discusses critically how the examination of research evidence and relevant knowledge has informed and advanced the student’s practice; this is followed by 10 minutes of questions from the panel.

This module can be taken as part of a PGDip or as a stand alone module. Please see the attached document for further details about the modules and awards and how they fit together.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 08 November 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 06 December 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 09 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 06 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 06 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 24 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map