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Code: SGC/19/422 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Training Programme - Module 2: Complex Best Interest Decisions

Please note you have to do this training programme in order.
South Gloucestershire Council has launched a new interactive training programme that gives Health and Social Care Workers the skills, knowledge, confidence and practice to apply and comply with the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The programme is made up of interactive learning workshops. The new skills and knowledge gained from the workshops are then applied in the workplace and you will send us evidence. You'll be given feedback as you acheive the required good practice and compliance standard of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The programme is designed for Care Provider managers, Social Worker and Occupational Therapy staff and managers, nurses and all other professionals working in health and social care. You can select from a series of modules as relevant to your job which are listed below.

How the programme works -
You attend a module workshop
You then submit evidence of what you have learned in the workplace (usually within six weeks)
You receive feedback which may be shared with your employer.

Once you have achieved the required standard for compliance and good practice in line with the MCA code of practice you will be awarded a certificate for that module.

Continuing Professional Development
This programme can be used by Social Workers as a basis for Accredited Learning under the South Gloucestershire Council/ University of the West of England Integrated Professional Development Programme

The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 July 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/003 New Breakthrough Mentor Training (EVENT FULL)

This course is designed to give you the knowledge to become a Breakthrough mentor; Breakthrough mentoring supports people to develop positive experiences and relationships, enabling them to achieve, grow and develop new skills and to realise their full potential. So what is a mentor? A Breakthrough mentor is someone who works alongside a vulnerable person (mentee) to empower them to become independent and live a fulfilled life. They will work individually with the mentee, using activities that engage and motivate them to gain confidence, self-belief and work towards independence. What type of person are we looking for? Our placements are unique and varied, which requires us to have a diverse group of mentors. You don’t need a set of qualifications, just special qualities that enable you to support your mentee to learn, grow and develop.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 July 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Badminton Road F1001 Map

Code: SGC/19/501 Working with Parents and CSE

Working with Parents and CSE This is a one day course for practitioners who are working with parents and families affected by CSE. This course aims to look at practical approaches, tools and resources to use with families and explores effective ways to support parents when their child is being, or is at risk of being, sexually exploited.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map