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Code: SGC/21/0457 Barnardos Hype Blog Webinar

4 Young people set up Barnardos HYPE Blog in April 2020 to provide peer support through the lockdown.
https://m.facebook.com/Barnardos-HYPE-Blog-112337810440341/

The Blog is written by young people and edited by young people in Bristol & Plymouth.

The workshop will give participants the knowledge and confidence to introduce blogging to young people as a form of peer support, self-help and creativity and help us build an online community for young people in the South West.

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1 03 February 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0160 Building Resilience in Times of Isolation

Resilience is a skill that you can learn and build on. This webinar looks at how you can build your physical, emotional, mental and social resilience to help you deal with the challenges you are facing such as social isolation, anxiety and variations in motivation. It will help you consider the small things you do every day that can have a huge impact and give you tools and techniques that will help you in work and home, as well as share with others.

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1 03 February 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/20/1055 Effective Multi-Agency Working In Adult Safeguarding (previously known as Managing Good Practice) Now 2 x session Part A & Part B (EVENT FULL)

PLEASE FIND ATTACHED YOUR ZOOM INVITES FOR BOTH SESSIONS - PLEASE KEEP SAFE.


THIS TRAINING SESSION IS NOW BEING DELIVERED OVER TWO SESSIONS PART A 3RD FEBRUARY 2021 AND PART B 10TH FEBRUARY 2021,

THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM.


YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND THE "RAISING SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS" (previously ALERTER) COURSE BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP.

Safeguarding Adults is a high priority aspect of the social/healthcare task. The role of a manager/practitioner in ensuring that staff respond appropriately to a safeguarding concern is vital. These staff also need to be confident about their own responsibilities in safeguarding adults, and responding appropriately to concerns about a person’s safety. This 1-day course will assist managers/supervisors, Social Workers/OTs and other practitioners including in healthcare be clear about their role, how Making Safeguarding Personal impacts on it, and how to make decisions about what to do next.

The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. 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 03 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
2 10 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/1587 Having Difficult Conversations

This is an online blended course for managers who want to improve how they manage difficult conversations with members of their team. We will focus on giving constructive feedback and maintaining good levels of performance within teams. The content will also help managers to handle other conversations such as those when managing change. The course will provide a range of tools and techniques that will help you be more confident in difficult situations.

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1 03 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0055 Hoarding and Self-Neglect (Zoom) (EVENT FULL)

YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THIS WEBINAR - the link for this is in the attached Zoom Invite document.

Please print the Slides and Case Studies if you can.  If you can't, then please save them where they are easily accessible.

Test your knowledge before you attend the training (SGC EMPLOYEES ONLY)!
 
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South Glos Council Staff - if you don't already have a Zoom licence, please see attached instructions.

Please note this webinar is in 2 parts. You need to attend both sessions to complete the training.

This practice-based course looks in depth at an issue that is commonly encountered by mental health practitioners and social workers and which has no easy answers. It gives an opportunity to review the relevance of the Mental Health Act & Mental Capacity Act, the Care Act 2014 and the involvement of environmental health, and to discuss local issues. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 03 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map
2 04 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/044 Manual Handling - Refresher (Afternoon)


Acorn Health & Safety have recently revised their guidance regarding the wearing of face masks. From 1st August 2020, it will be mandatory to wear face masks during practical elements of the course however delegates may choose to wear the mask throughout the course.

This applies to our First Aid and Manual Handling courses, where 2m social distancing cannot be maintained.

If you are attending any of our courses, please can you ensure you bring your own 3 ply face mask. Fabric masks and face coverings are not acceptable for practical elements.

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 03 February 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/21/041 Manual Handling - Refresher (Morning)

Acorn Health & Safety have recently revised their guidance regarding the wearing of face masks. From 1st August 2020, it will be mandatory to wear face masks during practical elements of the course however delegates may choose to wear the mask throughout the course.

This applies to our First Aid and Manual Handling courses, where 2m social distancing cannot be maintained.

If you are attending any of our courses, please can you ensure you bring your own 3 ply face mask. Fabric masks and face coverings are not acceptable for practical elements.


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 03 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/21/0263 My Life Through Care

PLEASE FIND ATTACHED YOUR MICROSOFT TEAMS INVITE FOR BOTH SESSION 3RD FEB & 10TH FEB 2021 - PLEASE KEEP SAFE.


 Join us for this brand new course exploring the experiences of two care experienced people. The aim of these two session is to help adults understand and connect with the needs and experiences of children and young people in care, leaving care and beyond. This is a superb opportunity for practitioners to learn from those with experience of being in care to support the development of their skills and practice. This is a two session course and participants will need to attend both sessions.

The first session will be led by a young person currently within service in South Gloucestershire, they will be sharing their story, offering a reflective space for practitioners as well as practical tips and guidance on working with young people as well as an opportunity to answer questions.

The second session will be led by Kathy, Kathy and her family were involved in social services for the duration of her childhood. As an adolescent, Kathy was accommodated by the local authority. Kathy’s story is both inspirational and instructive for social care professionals. This session will include:

 Personal narrative and how the stories we are told and tell about ourselves and others impact on our reality and life chances.

Education not necessarily academic, as a route out of a challenging start.

Challenging the damaged goods myth (individual and system based).

Normalising difficult emotions routed in trauma. Building confidence in emotional tolerance and therefore self- esteem

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1 03 February 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 10 February 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0480 Resilience & How To Promote It – Webinar

Resilience Lab is a project from Off the Record all about engaging with children and young people about emotional literacy, self-care techniques and ways to manage adversity.

This webinar will discuss the theory and practice of Resilience Lab with practical tips on strengthening your own resilience as well as supporting young people you work with.

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1 03 February 2021 10:00 - 11:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0585 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Debra Parsons) (EVENT FULL)

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 February 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Skype/Telephone Map