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Code: BH/19/0254 Emergency First Aid at Work - for council employees and schools ONLY (EVENT FULL)

This course aims to train delegates to be an initial point of contact in taking immediate action to deal with a casualty at work.

Candidates will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to preserve a life until more qualified personnel arrive to take over. If however, you are taking a lead in first aid in your workplace the three day First Aid at Work course may be more appropriate for you.

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 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0979 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Keeping the Conversations going (BHCC Housing only)

This course aims to help us contribute to making our work environment better by improving understanding of how our beliefs can shape our behaviours. Through a mix of presentations, small group activities, videos and scenarios you will explore equality, diversity and inclusion issues in the workplace.

The course also provides an overview of equalities legislation. All new staff should complete the introductory Equality and Diversity elearning as part of their induction.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Housing Centre - Ground Floor Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/1653 LSCB - Safeguarding Children 2: Assessment Referral & Investigation (EVENT FULL)

This second of the core courses, is aimed specifically at increasing the understanding, of all categories of abuse, around making assessments, and making appropriate quality referrals, thus preventing further harm/abuse. It will increase your knowledge of how agencies investigate jointly, and provide a better awareness of the purpose of a child protection investigation, how it can be conducted and how this may vary dependant of the type of harm. It should also help clarify your role as an individual and that of the other professionals involved. It is recommended that this training is undertaken by anyone new to a safeguarding role, and that it is completed in conjunction with the other core programme modules, prior to undertaking any specialised course.

This training is provided by the Local Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/19/0159 Makaton - Foundation (2 days) (EVENT FULL)

This course is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using makaton. This is the professional route.
 
Schools staff should contact the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service – Language Team, The Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, in the first instance on 01273 293672.
 
Makaton is a language programme involving speech, manual signs and graphic symbols developed to help people with communication difficulties, especially people with learning disabilities.

By the end of this 2 day workshop participants will have improved and developed their skills using makaton signs and symbols from stages 1-4 and additional stage.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map
2 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/19/0869 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2019 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/0457 Motivational Interviewing: Facilitating Behaviour Change around Drugs and Alcohol

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 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Richmond House Map

Code: BH/19/0271 Negotiating & Influencing Skills (EVENT FULL)

To help participants develop the impact they have with others, in terms of their direct communication and reputation building.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/18/1614 Positive Interventions for Foster Carers (2 days)

This course will provide participants with a range of skills and knowledge to work effectively with children and young people who may be in crisis and displaying behaviour which may be challenging.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2019 10:00 - 14:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map
2 18 September 2019 10:00 - 14:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/19/1188 Reducing Parental Conflict Training Programme

PLEASE NOTE:  Further dates for this training are available to book via the Learning Gateway on: 

Wednesday 9 October 2019
Tuesday 19 November 2019
Wednesday 20 November 2019

This one day training course is part of the Reducing Parental Conflict Programme, run by Knowledgepool (DWP), and is composed of modules 2 and 3 of this programme.  It’s recommended you complete Module 1 as e-learning before attending this course.  You will be emailed log-in details to access this.  

This course explores how to recognise the signs of parental conflict at the early stages, and how to discuss parental conflict with parents. It highlights how to support parents in finding constructive outcomes which are shown to provide positive lessons for children to learn, such as negotiation skills and compromise. It focuses on practising the skills of handling conversations with parents in conflict using tools and techniques to enable parents to resolve destructive conflict with positive outcomes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Lighthouse (venue) Map

Code: BH/19/0974 Smoking Cessation - Level 2 Training *For Pharmacy and GP staff only*

This course is restricted for Pharmacy and GP staff only.

All smokers in the country deserve high quality evidence-based behavioural support. For this to be achieved, Stop Smoking Practitioners need to be trained to a minimum standard and be able to demonstrate competence to fulfill their role.

Therefore training courses should cover relevant topics, as indicated by a set of learning outcomes. The attached document lists a set of training standards that have been agreed as essential for individual and group face-to-face smoking cessation interventions. In some cases, they are based on the need for Stop Smoking Practitioners to be able to accurately answer queries from clients on matters relating to smoking and smoking cessation. In other cases they are required for safe professional practice and in some cases they are based on a systematic analysis of behaviour change techniques that have a reasonable evidence base to support their use.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2019 09:00 - 16:30 Millview Hospital - Meeting Room Map
2 24 September 2019 09:00 - 16:30 Millview Hospital - Meeting Room Map