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Code: SGC/21/0319 Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection - Zoom Webinar


South Glos Council employees must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)

A training package has been developed to temporarily replace and fulfil the aims and objectives of one day face to face Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection course.
The package includes a remote distance learning element supplemented by a 4 hour online trainer led session.
The training is organised by South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board Training Group and is targeted at all staff from all agencies who are working directly with children, or adults who are parents. Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgement and the ability to work together co-operatively. Staff with lead roles in child protection require specialised training in order to carry out their work with abused children and families. Please note it is recommended to leave a minimum of 3 months between attending Inter Agency Child Protection and Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection.

Requirements for training:

Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training.
Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session.
On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.

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1 05 May 2021 09:00 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0821 Childminders SEND 2019 Group (INVITE ONLY)

5 May & 26 May 2021 – Attention Bucket Activities start at 7pm – 8pm 5 May Part 1 & 26 May Part 2 (you will need to attend both sessions)
Part 1 – Understanding of and the gains from using this method – discussion and demonstrations
Please note that there is a gap task in between the 2 sessions and to share together at Part 2 as to how well it worked, challenges, outcomes
Part 2 – Feedback from gap task and discussions – access to Learning Space

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1 05 May 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map
2 26 May 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0432 FCSG: Connected Carer Coffee Mornings

The Purpose for the support groups

We realise that fostering can be really difficult at times. Perhaps the only people who really understand it are other foster carers and so therefore we want to give you a place to meet up.

There will be biscuits and/or cake, coffee, tea, and an opportunity for an informal chat at all of the meetings.

Although these will be informal meetings, each session will have a brief agenda, attendance list, and agreed group rules. This is to help those who don’t know anyone and feel awkward about coming along to a new meeting, to feel that they won’t be left alone on the side-lines.

Sometimes there will be speakers and topics as requested by the group, this will hopefully make it as relevant to your fostering as you like.

These sessions should be recorded on your Personal Development Plan (PDP).

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1 05 May 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0569 Legal Literacy & Defensible Decision-Making

DELIVERED AS A WEBINAR - you will be sent an invite to join (this will be from Sarah Clay, Central Consultancy)

Please note: By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send the invitation to you.

This workshop is for South Gloucestershire Council Adult Care practitioners ONLY.

The session will explore the importance of legally literacy and defensible decision-making in effective practice. Included will be a focus on:

• defining and developing an understanding of what is meant by both terms, from both a theoretical perspective and from your experience/practice
• ways to continue to develop your knowledge of the legal framework and how to ensure that it underpins your practice
• professional accountability and the importance of accurate analysis, free from bias, to inform your professional opinions and defensible decisions

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1 05 May 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0273 ''Medicine in Mind'': Understanding psychiatric medicines and their use


''Medicine in Mind'' : Understanding psychiatric medicines and their use.

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1 05 May 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0772 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emma Ford)

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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1 05 May 2021 11:00 - 12:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/0666 Youth Mental Health First Aid – Online (EVENT FULL)

You must provide a postal address, as well as your e-mail address, in order to register for this course which is delivered via the MHFA England Online Learning Hub. Please e-mail these details to who will register you and ensure your resources are sent out.

(We will use the information you provide to us only in relation to this course whilst complying with the established lawful conditions. Inorder to provide the service you require we will share your information with Mental Health First Aid England to enable them to send you the course materials required for this training. We will retain your information up to a year after the course to ensure your materials are received, then it will be destroyed securely.
The Council’s general Privacy Information can be found here

This is an accessible and flexible online format of the popular ‘face-to-face’ Youth MHFA Two Day course. Learners who complete the course will be certified as Youth Mental Health First Aiders and will receive an e-certificate on completion.

The course is a blend of individual learning and 4 live sessions all of which must be completed for your e-certificate to be issued. Online learning is via MHFA’s Online Learning Hub. Once you are registered, you will be issued with a login code so you can assess the Hub.

You will need a laptop or computer with a web cam and mic for the live sessions and ability to log on to an external platform which is likely to be Zoom. South Glos Council employees will need approval to use an external platform prior to the course starting.

Attendance at all four live sessions is expected.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 May 2021 11:00 - 13:30 Online Learning Map
2 07 May 2021 11:00 - 13:30 Online Learning Map
3 12 May 2021 11:00 - 13:30 Online Learning Map
4 14 May 2021 11:00 - 13:30 Online Learning Map