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Code: SGC/21/0609 Self Care and Covid 19 for Social Workers

Self Care and Covid 19 for social workers

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You will need your CCI log in to access this webinar. If you do not have a CCI log in contact joanne.worthington@southglos.gov.uk

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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Webinar: Delivery to be confirmed Map

Code: SGC/22/0063 Understanding Self Harm (EVENT FULL)

This blended half day course has been developed in direct response to the current Covid 19 situation, and is designed specifically for online delivery to smaller groups of participants. It covers what self-harm is, and why people might hurt themselves, as well as providing space to think about what a helpful response to someone who has hurt themselves might be. It has a strong emphasis on bringing the voices of people who use self-harm to the virtual room, and provides space and time for reflection. This course has been developed to either stand alone or complement others in a series of events, and utilises a range of tools to offer a participative online training experience.

Worksheets, handouts and copies of the presentation will be available to complement learning.

Our expertise: Self-Injury Support has 30 years’ experience in delivering high quality self-harm education to a wide variety of settings and participants. Our approach is participative and reflective, and is focussed on bringing the voice of people who use self-harm into the room, building empathy and confidence for supporters.

South Glos Council Staff:  if you don't already have a Zoom license please see attached.

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

Code: SGC/22/0037 Hoarding and Self-Neglect (Zoom)

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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.

Please note:  there will be a 15 min break AM + PM and at least a 50 min lunch break.

South Glos Council Staff - if you don't already have a Zoom licence, please see attached instructions.

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 18 February 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0942 A Boost of Resilience Skills (Self-study course)

According to the World Health Organisation learning to be resilient is one of the most important skills people can learn for improving your health and wellbeing. Resilience can help you overcome challenges and bounce back after set backs. Researchers have shown that whilst some resilience is innate, there are many aspects of resilience which you can learn. This online course will cover those areas of resilience which can be learnt and give you a boost of resilience with it.

This is a self-study course that you can complete at your own pace.

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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1259 A Guide to the Menopause (Self-study course)

This course is available to all staff and provides information on the range of menopause symptoms, strategies for dealing with them and resources available to you. This course also provides information for managers on how to support staff at this time.

This course is for everyone who wants to know more about the menopause.

This is a self-study course that you can follow at your own pace.

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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1267 Adopting an Agile Mind-set (self study course)

In order to meet the aims of the council many teams are now being asked to work in different ways. This change of focus is referred to as agile working and we are tackling many projects with a focus on output over process, speeding up change and delivering on our commitments with much quicker timescales. The benefits are enhanced value for money for our residents and evolving services that meet our community’s needs. This often requires us to work in very different ways than we are used to and this online course is intended to provide you with an overview of what is required in adopting the council’s new ways of working.

This course will give you an opportunity to explore what agile working is and the differences in approaching tasks in this way, the factors that need to be in place to ensure new ways of working work for you, the organisation and our residents and some tools to support these approaches. It will also give you some practical examples of successful projects based on an agile approach and the lessons that have been learnt from this.


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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1269 Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making (self-study course)

This interactive online learning introduces a variety of creative solution generation and decision-making techniques. You will develop the skills necessary to analyse a problem, generate creative solutions, and decide which solution most closely matches their needs. You will find out about problem solving styles and be able reflect on the typical approach you take and compare it with other styles. You'll gain knowledge about how defining the problem can be key and different tools you can use to do this, different creative approaches you can apply to the issues to generate solutions and alternative ideas and then evaluation processes so you reach decisions that achieve the outcomes you want.

This course is aimed at any internal staff who want to develop practical skills and approaches to problem solving, creative idea generation, and decision making tools where the solutions are not always obvious.

This is a self-study course and you can undertake this course at any time. It can be useful if you have some of your own examples that you can work through as you go through this course to provide you with a relevant context.

You may also find it useful to do with other people that you work with so you can discuss it together. If you wish to do this we recommend putting aside three hours and setting up a MS Teams meeting so you can use the chat function to record important points, questions you have, tips you can share and record any changes you want to make.

To access this course please use this link.

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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1260 Getting That Job (Self-study course)

This course is for people who are looking to change jobs or are at risk of redundancy within the council. It explains how to approach applying for roles in the council and preparing fully for the process. It also gives tips and advice about application and interview preparation as well as signposting to further support and more details on this subject and other topics relevant to career change.

This is a self study course that you can complete at your own pace.

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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0952 Help with CV's and Application Forms (Self-study course)

Most people need to use a CV to complete an application form at least once in their life, as they are key to getting that all-important interview. This short online course will guide you through best practice in writing your CV and how to complete application forms, including: structure, presentation, and how to tailor CVs and application forms for each specific job role.

This is a self-study course that you can work through at your own pace.

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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1261 Interview Skills (Self-study course)

This course will give you some hints and tips on how to prepare for your next interview, and will guide you through the preparation process, the interview itself and then what generally happens afterwards.

This is a self-study course that you can work through at your own pace.

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1 TBA 09:00 - 09:30 Online Learning Map