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Code: SGC/22/1013 30 Minute Bitesize: Drug and Alcohol - How they impact Mental Health?

This session explores what types of substances young people might use and the reasons behind this as well as how drugs and alcohol impact mental health and signposting to further support.

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1 13 July 2022 11:00 - 11:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/22/0749 Adults Mosaic Training - Advanced

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the 'Mosaic Training - Adults Intermediate' session **

During this session your trainer will provide you with an introduction to Mosaic workflow and on how to complete and progress work within Mosaic. You’ll also get the opportunity to work through a Mosaic workflow process that you’ll be using in your day to day role.

This is a trainer-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the Mosaic Training Database.

** Users will not receive Mosaic login details on Go-Live day if this course has not been completed **

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1 13 July 2022 13:30 - 17:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/22/0777 Adults Mosaic Training - Intermediate

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the relevant Me Learning modules **

Mosaic Training – Adult Intermediate
is designed to enable current AIS users to consolidate what they have learned through the Mosaic Me Learning, navigate around the system and to be competent with the basics that Mosaic has to offer.

This is an online course conducted virtually via Mocrosoft Teams, SharePoint and the Mosaic Training Database.

** Users will not be able to progress to ‘Mosaic Training – Adult Advanced’ until this course has been completed **

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1 13 July 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0324 Business, Bitesized! (Business Planning)

Business, Bitesized!  Business Support for early years providers in South Gloucestershire.

This small, bitesized, series of workshops will look at how to get the most out of your business and your staff, and supply you with tools to help you to achieve business success. Sessions are open to registered pre-schools, nurseries and childminders in South Gloucestershire.

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1 13 July 2022 19:00 - 20:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0177 Childminder Network

The Virtual Networks started in 2020 with a small group of childminders. We discuss current practice, what’s working well like parents dropping off children at the door and the EYFS Reforms – changes starting 1 Sept 2021. We shared our ideas and discussed many other areas of practice. The Networks give an opportunity for childminders to join together in professional conversation. Come and join this supportive group in discussion and meet new colleagues. These sessions are for registered childminders and includes those registered but not yet graded.

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1 13 July 2022 19:00 - 20:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/1120 Emergency First Aid (SMILE Booked direct)


As of 1st August, we are making changes to our first aid training in line with further guidance and awarding body advice. This will be the following:

All participants attending any of our First Aid training courses will be required to bring a 3 ply face mask, fabric masks / scarves will not be acceptable

This mask will be mandatory to wear for all practical elements of the training, but is optional for the theory portion of the course

This is a one day course for participants to develop the skills necessary to provide emergency first aid to someone who has an accident or suddenly becomes ill at work. Participants will be trained and assessed during the course in order to receive a certificate. Please note - you will be required to complete 3 practical assessments and a multiple choice test. You need to bring Photo ID eg passport, driving licence. If these are not available please bring your Work ID with photo If you require assistance with reading/writing please let the use know prior to the start of the course.

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1 13 July 2022 09:15 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/22/1063 Introduction to The Fostering Network's Pilot Mockingbird Programme (FACE TO FACE)

In 2021, South Gloucestershire Council was successful in its bid to join the innovative Fostering Network’s Mockingbird programme.

We are excited to be developing and delivering this programme and would like to give you a more detailed overview of the Mockingbird South Gloucestershire Pilot Project and how it will work in practice. We hope to launch the pilot project in Winter 2022 and are now at the point of looking to recruit to the roles within this first pilot structure.

During this face to face information session we will 

  • tell you more about the Mockingbird model
  • share information on how it has worked nationwide and the benefits it has bought for foster carers, children, young people, and families involved 
  • talk through the Home Hub Carer role and the ‘constellation’ structure

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1 13 July 2022 10:00 - 11:30 Yate Outdoor Sports Complex Map

Code: SGC/22/1119 Manual Handling - Refresher (Afternoon) - SMILE booked direct

This half day course is an annual refresher for individuals working in adult social care settings where they have responsibilities for moving people. This course will enable you to build on your existing knowledge and practice. Delegates will be expected to demonstrate how they move people and share knowledge through working on scenarios This course is designed to be a refresher for anyone working in adult social care with responsibilities for moving people and attendees. Delegates from partner agencies will need to evidence that they have attended a manual handling course in the previous 18 months. Please make sure you wear suitable clothing and footwear as there is a practical aspect to this training.

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1 13 July 2022 13:00 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/22/0492 Providing Effective Supervision (Social Care staff only) (EVENT FULL)

Do you provide staff with supervision in a social care setting? This one day workshop is designed to allow first-line managers of social care staff to understand what makes for effective staff supervision and to explore the key strategies and skills needed to make good supervision a reality within their own staff team/workplace. You will have an opportunity to discuss good practice, expectations of the process and skills required and how the supervision process links to wider occupational standards and requirements.

This course is relevant to all managers from social care agencies in the Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors within South Gloucestershire.

The standard charge for this course is £95 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 13 July 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0875 Therapeutic Pathway:Butterflies and Bees for Staff

VENUE: Poole Court (Heron 1)

The Butterflies and Bees training course for foster carers, (which has recently been updated and had its name changed to: Therapeutic Parenting Pick 'n' Mix), is usually a ten week group for carers and parents to develop in their abilities to therapeutically and reflectively support the children in their care. Thinking Aloud will be running a condensed version of the course over three 2.5 hour session, available to all staff: FPT, CLA, Locality Team social workers, IRO's, Breakthrough mentors, to help you discover some of the techniques, strategies and theories we are sharing with carers. We will cover in depth the impact of trauma and disrupted attachment on children’s development and mental health. There will also be lots of space to try techniques out and play some games to embed our understanding.”

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1 13 July 2022 10:00 - 16:00 Poole Court Map
2 14 July 2022 10:00 - 16:00 Poole Court Map