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Code: BH/21/0975 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  23rd July 2021. 

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 27 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 28 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 29 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 30 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 15 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
6 16 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
7 10 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
8 16 March 2022 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/21/1565 An Introduction to Parkinson's for Care Staff

The learning module is designed for health and social care staff, and anyone else where relevant to their role.

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1 27 September 2021 11:00 - 12:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/1004 Effective Health and Safety Management - for council employees and schools only (ZOOM)

This two part course has been adapted to be delivered virtually. It has been developed for managers, supervisors and others who have responsibility for managing health and safety at work.

This training will provide you with a good overview of your responsibilities and essential information on how to successfully manage health and safety in your workplace. The training will cover a wide range of topics and will enable you to fulfil your health and safety responsibilities.

IMPORTANT: before attending this course, participants are required to complete the iHasco Health and Safety for Managers eLearning training (approximately 1 hour). This can be accessed directly through the eLearning section on the Learning Gateway and will form part 1 of this training.

The trainer led virtual session delivered by ZOOM will form part 2 of the Effective Health and Safety Management course.

There is a specific 'Health and Safety for Managers' course avaiable for Adult Social Care Managers.If you work in the independent care sector, please search for details of this course in the Adult Social Care section of the Learning Gateway.

We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties. You will be sent a separate email with the Zoom access link nearer the time.

Zoom is a restricted site for BHCC staff, which will be unblocked for the duration of the course. There is no need for you to contact IT&D. Depending on your IT set up, you may find it easier to forward the link to personal device.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2021 13:30 - 17:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/0936 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care

This course is for Adult Social Care staff and enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. The objective of the qualification is to benefit delegates by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace.

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are attached.  Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council and across the Independent Voluntary Sector. Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates may be a mix of staff from different workplaces.

There are four practical assessments that delegates will have to complete throughout the course, and these will be observed by the trainer.   During the course the trainer will also carry out on-going assessment to assess the delegates’ knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.  As there is an element of physical activity on this course suitable footwear and clothing should be worn. 
There is also a theory assessment/multiple choice paper at the end of the course to assess competence and gain certification. 

The delegate will need to demonstrate, without assistance from a third party, practical tasks such as CPR with the casualty on the floor to simulate a real-life situation. If the delegate is unable to carry out this practical assessment, for example, because they cannot kneel, then they will not pass the course and will not gain the qualification.  In exceptional circumstances, delegates who are not able to kneel may be able to carry out the task from a standing position, and this is acceptable.

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years, and will be issued to those who have met the required standard.. The learner needs to re-take the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified by attending a full one day/six hour Emergency First Aid at Work course.

Delegates will be provided with a course manual to keep.

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1 27 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Jury's Inn Hotel (behind. Brighton Station) - Suite 1 Map

Code: BH/21/1082 Staying Focused with the Bullet Journal for Social Work Staff (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)

This practical 1 day workshop and follow up e-learning module offers social workers and social care staff an opportunity to begin developing a reflective to-do list system to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy social care settings. It is suitable for those carrying caseloads, supervisors and managers and also considers the role of Bullet Journalling in supporting critical thinking and safeguarding. The course is taught using a typical social work caseload as an example. We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal, a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits which support focus and work-life balance. The workshop day will include live MS Teams Teaching, some self-guided learning exercises using a dedicated course website for part of the day, and individual support to set up your personalised journal in a 1:1 MS Teams Call.

Part 2 - Staying Focused Follow Up e-learning - Approximately one month after the workshop, participants will be emailed follow-up supporting resources and a link to access Part 2 of the course, 'Staying Focused e-learning module - Monthly Migration and Reflection'. This module will take approximately 2 hours to complete and involves working on your live Bullet Journal to move into the new month, guided by video lessons.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1165 Supporting Parents in Conflict (for ASYEs)

This training workshop will enable attendees to:  Identify what parental conflict is and isn’t.  Explore the research into its impact on children, as well as our own personal and professional responses to conflict and relationship challenges.  Support parents by finding out about what is available for them to improve their relationship, as well as learning some ways to open up difficult conversations.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Microsoft Teams Map