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Brighton and Hove has a significant drug using population, for whom related health-harms, including blood-borne viruses and overdose, are an issue. The aims of this course are to give an overview of HIV, Hepatitis B and C transmission, prevention and epidemiology, and to explore how and why vulnerable groups are particularly affected. This course focuses on raising awareness of these issues amongst professionals, in order that they and their service users are fully informed. City-wide screening provision, inoculations and treatment services are promoted, and safer injecting practices highlighted.Essential Information
The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be deprived of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.Essential Information
This course is mandatory for those working with children from birth to five years.
It is also suitable for those working with children from birth to puberty, including foster carers, schools and CVS practitioners.
Early Years staff should attend the course listed in the CEYC training guide.
This two day course and certification is dependent upon successful continuous assessment of the delegate, who will complete an assessment paper during the course. Participants must attend both days to achieve the Certificate in Paediatric First Aid, a recognised qualification valid for three years.Essential Information
The skill of coaching is a key area for managers. If you haven’t had any experience of coaching, this development is essential.
It's not enough to tell people what you want them to do and expect they'll do it, you need to be able to understand what it takes to get the best out of each individual. One size doesn't fit all. This is true whether you are a manager or someone working alongside peers - you will probably have to use coaching skills as part of your everyday communication.
Key Coaching Skills begins to develop your skills, knowledge and insight, which you can use immediately for personal and team effectiveness. The half-day session uses a combination of input, activities, group work and individual reflection; building your confidence, skills and helping you to identify the next steps for your own development.
Benefits to you, as a manager:
· Following up when someone hasn't done what you've asked
· Working with a colleague who may be at odds with your approach
· Handling conflict between colleagues
· Ensuring goals are met
· Helping and supporting when someone is struggling or having a difficult time
The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act. The Mental Capacity Act Briefing will be relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to consent.Essential Information
This training is highly recommended for lone workers and other staff that deal with the public and potentially confrontational situations at work.
Violence and aggression at work is one of the highest causes of reported incidents. This course aims to increase your awareness of personal safety risks and different ways of controlling them.
Topics covered include: forms of violence and aggression and tolerance levels, potential triggers, early warning signs, personal safety tips and methods to diffuse/calm confrontational situations.
Information will also be provided on procedures and systems to manage personal safety issues at work and the support services available for staff affected by violence and aggression at work.Essential Information