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Code: BH/22/0593 Equality, Diversity & Dignity in Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

Equalities and Diversity Training for Adult Social Care staff is provided in two forms, either as e-learning or as a one day course. The one day course is intended for staff who find it difficult to access e-learning or who would prefer to spend more time discussing the topics.

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1 16 May 2022 10:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0454 Relationships & Sexuality - For People with a Learning Disability (Zoom)

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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1 16 May 2022 10:00 - 15:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0609 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

The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 .  The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course. 

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course. 

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 May 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/22/0156 Supporting Trans and Gender Exploring Children and Young People

In this course you will get an insight into the lives of trans and gender questioning young people, as well as gaining information on trans identities more generally.  

The course aims to increase people's confidence in supporting young trans people to develop a strong sense of identity in the face of multiple marginalisation. You will learn practical ways to make our services more safe and inclusive by exploring creative ways to challenge transphobia.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map