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Code: SGC/22/0190 Language Champion Meeting (INVITE ONLY) (Cancelled)

You have been identified as a setting with a language lead / language champion.

We would like to invite the language champion to join us for a session to explore what it means to be a language champion in your setting and how this benefits the children.

The initial session we would like to explore;

? The role of the language champion in your setting
? Any training the language champion attended
? Assessment tools –if you use them, which ones and how they are used?
? Discussion around language interventions.

The aim of this will be for you to share ideas with other language champions including ideas, resources and challenges faced.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 18:30 - 19:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0341 Makaton Level 1 (£) (Cancelled)

The cost of this course is £72.50 per person, which includes a certificate.  Please note, your place will not be confirmed until payment has been received.

Participants must complete Level 1 before they can attend Level 2 or 3 training, be aged 16 or over, and be resident in the UK at the time of training. Please note training will be cancelled if minimum numbers are not reached.

Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate. Being able to communicate is one of the most important skills we need in life. This Level 1 training provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.

Level 1 training is recommended for:
«Parents, family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work;
« Participants who need a more detailed knowledge about using and applying Makaton to develop the communication of others;
«Those people who have completed a taster or introductory session.

You will receive a workshop manual which includes the Makaton symbols and signs that you learn in the workshop. You will also be given a certificate of attendance. Please remember to keep your certificate safe in case you want to attend further Makaton training in the future.

Payment must be made via the South Gloucestershire Council website www.southglos.gov.uk
• Click on ‘Pay Online’
• Select ‘Other/General Invoices’
• Select ‘Other Payments’
• Select ‘Early Years Training’ from the drop down list
• Select the appropriate course
• Follow the online instructions to enter your payment details
You will receive email confirmation of your successful payment.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map

Code: SGC/22/0523 Managing Practice Learning (EVENT FULL)


PLEASE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MEETING 

A four day course for new Social Work Practice Educators. Participants will need to be Social Workers with a minimum two years post qualifying experience and approval from their team manager. Places are only available for those who are taking a Social Work student in 2016. New Practice educators will be required to work towards the Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS) stage one, whilst working with their first student.

(Additional training for 3hrs per session Introduction 12th May 2022 9.30 - 12.30  & Check In 24th August 2022 - 10am - 11.00 MS Teams - using the same link above)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 15 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Centre Map
3 06 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Centre Map
4 28 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0278 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Training Programme - Module 3: Deprivation & Detainment


Please note you have to do this training programme in order.

Test your knowledge before you attend the training (SGC employees only)! https://adults.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/
 

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 £47.50. 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 08 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0958 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emily Loveday)

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 08 June 2022 16:00 - 17:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/22/0235 Working with Parents through Child Exploitation

PLEASE NOTE: YOUR JOINING INSTRUCTIONS AND ANY TRAINING MATERIALS ARE ATTACHED TO THIS EVENT. IF YOU ARE SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL STAFF, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A ZOOM LICENSE BY COMPLETING THIS FORM.

PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU CAN ACCESS ZOOM PRIOR TO THIS EVENT. WE ASK THAT ALL USERS ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO JOIN THIS EVENT ON THE DAY.

By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer.


Test your knowledge before you attend the training! (SGC employees only) https://www.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/ 
 
This one day course gives practitioners who are working with parents and their families practical appraoches, tools and resources to use directly with them. It will also give practitioners an insight into how parents are coping and feeling and it will explore effective ways to support them.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2022 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map