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This course is aimed to provide you with an opportunity to review & practice approaches to dealing with meetings, presentations, briefings and attending committees. It is aimed at supporting you to develop strategies to help you communicate effectively, put your point across, clearly, persuasively and answer questions confidently even if you haven’t had time to prepare answers.
The one day course is a mix of input, individual & group activities, with access to online resources & research.
This course will enable participants to understand concepts and develop skills to work effectively with service-users who present with domestic abuse and substance misuse issues. Participants will explore the behaviours which constitute domestic abuse, and the ways in which substances are used in the context of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse risk management and safety planning will be considered within the context of working with service-users affected by both issues. Participants will learn to recognise the need to work at community level with effective screening and signposting on to relevant services.Essential Information
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.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
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.Essential Information
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.
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 3 day workshop participants will have improved and developed their skills using Makaton signs and symbols from stages 5-8.Essential Information
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||24 September 2019||09:30 - 16:30||Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre)||Map|
|2||25 September 2019||09:30 - 16:30||Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre)||Map|
|3||26 September 2019||09:30 - 16:30||Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre)||Map|
A practical course teaching how to administer medicines (in original packs) in a systematic way to reduce the chance of errors. It covers the care certificate and CQC requirements for medication training.
The course includes a competence test (simulated medicines rounds) with a follow-on assessment if learners fail this.
This course is offered to all children and adult services staff who work with children and young people who have a learning disability.
The main aim of this training is to clarify and explore practice issues around personal relationships & sexuality (PRS) and learning disabilities focussing on increasing staff skills and knowledge in this area. This course aims to build confidence and competence in addressing and responding to issues arising in a practical way, covering topics such as public vs. private behaviours, appropriate touching and masturbation, forming, developing and maintaining healthy personal relationships, managing emotions, saying no, sexualisation and issues relating to pornography, talking about PRS with young people, contraception needs, STIs, sexual health and sexual orientation.
The training also includes an introduction to the following areas in relation to learning disability: sex and the law; capacity and consent and translating policy into practice.Essential Information
This one and a half day course will give attendees the opportunity to develop practical skills and strategies to build positive working relationships with fathers. They will hear about the wide ranging implications of meaningful engagement through the latest research and theories, and Q&A sessions with professionals with specialist knowledge/experience.
Practitioners will consider how a two-way engagement barrier between professionals and fathers can form and will learn how to overcome the challenges this presents. They will also explore why fathers can be hard to engage and the underlying reasons for their use of anger, aggression and non-engagement.
The additional half-day will ensure attendees have time to embed the learning into their practice by trying out techniques and strategies, then returning as a group to reflect on their success, as well as discuss challenges.
To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 28th June 2019.
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.Essential Information
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||23 September 2019||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|2||24 September 2019||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|3||25 September 2019||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|4||26 September 2019||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|5||11 October 2019||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|6||12 December 2019||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|7||06 January 2020||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|
|8||27 April 2020||09:30 - 16:30||University of Brighton||Map|