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Code: SGC/19/814 Managing Beyond The Basics (South Glos Council Managers/Supervisors)

This is a 2-day workshop specifically for South Gloucestershire Council managers and supervisors. It is split into two 1-day sessions (Day 1: 19th Sept & Day 2: 24th Oct). The main focus of the workshop is on exploring really practical tools and approaches for managing, supporting and challenging teams and individuals, including aspects such as coaching, communication and performance. The workshop will be led by Lenny Bedoyan.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 24 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/269 Women in Leadership (South Glos Staff Only) (EVENT FULL)

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles within the council through a women’s only programme which builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders. If this programme interests you but you aren’t sure if it is right for you please give Emily Proom (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) a call to discuss this further. Please note: This is a women only programme. If you are interested in management development you may also be interested in our Introduction to First Line Management programme which sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role. Course details are on the website.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £200. South Gloucestershire Council employees will not be charged.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 10 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 10 March 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/285 Introduction to First Line Management Sept 19 - Mar 20

This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) recognised management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. The programme consists of 6.5 days over a seven month period with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. You will receive CMI membership and a CMI certificate of completion of a recognised programme. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447) and Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb. Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £75 to cover costs.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 23 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 28 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 17 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
5 16 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hydra Management Training Suite Map
6 13 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
7 11 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/804 Why And How? Attachment and Emotional Health For Young People Looked After

Core Skills 6: This is a training course for Foster Carers and Adopters that will build on your knowledge and understanding of attachment. Training includes:- Introduction to attachment theory, its significance in normal infant development The impact of attachment experiences on brain development The impact of trauma on child development Different attachment styles The meaning behind children's behavior, understanding and responding to complex emotions and behaviours such as the need to be in control, pervasive shame and extreme anger Interventions in managing family atmosphere The impact of children's behaviour on parents and carers. Looking after yourself and your emotions. This course will help you to understand, survive and facilitate change in the behaviours of the children you care for.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 October 2019 09:30 - 12:00 The Armadillo Youth Venue Map
2 14 October 2019 09:30 - 12:00 The Armadillo Youth Venue Map
3 21 October 2019 09:30 - 12:00 The Armadillo Youth Venue Map

Code: SGC/19/787 First Aid For Carers

CS1 .This course has been tailored to suit the needs of Foster Carers, Adopters and Family Link Carers who look after children on a 24 hour basis. This is a certificated course, so please ensure you can arrive on time and attend all of the course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 18:15 - 21:30 Badminton Road G12 Map
2 22 October 2019 18:15 - 21:30 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/19/234 Network for NQTs and Teachers New to or Returning to EYFS 2019/2020 (SCHOOLS ONLY)

Whether this is your first post in teaching, you have come from teaching in another age group or you are returning to EYFS following time teaching in another year group, these sessions will focus on different aspects of the Reception classroom. 

Have you identified your disadvantaged children? What are you planning for narrowing the gap? Is your environment supporting learning and development for your cohort?
 
We would like this training to be responsive to the needs of NQTs and experienced teachers new or returning to EYFS in addition to any focus we may agree in response to national and local initiatives or EYFS data, so please bring along your ideas and suggestions.

This is also an opportunity to make links with other teachers in EYFS and has always been a useful discussion forum for sharing ideas, tips and concerns.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 16:30 - 18:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 16 January 2020 09:00 - 11:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 27 April 2020 16:30 - 18:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/041 Connect 5 - (2.5 day course)

This free course has been developed by the Royal Society of Public Health and aimsto increase the confidence and skills of frontline staff to be effective in having conversations about mental health and wellbeing. It draws on CBT skills and the 5 Ways to Wellbeing in order to help people manage emotional distress and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes. It is an incremental three-session programme – Session 1 is a half day, Sessions 2 and 3 are full days.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 24 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 31 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/288 Connecting with People who have Dementia (EVENT FULL)

Delegates should attend Dementia Awareness before attending this course. This session is appropriate for everyone who works in social care and whose role requires them to interact and communicate with people who are living with dementia. We consider approaches and practices that will enable us to connect effectively with people who live with dementia. 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 21 October 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/133 Leadership and Management Network (cf)

Are you up to date with local and national information relevant to early years? Come and join with other leaders and managers for an informal meeting specifically aimed at supporting the sector. This network meeting will provide an opportunity to receive and share information. Sessions are structured to facilitate and encourage professional discussion and dialogue. Subjects discussed will reflect national and local updates, consultations or imminent changes. Across the year a variety of topics will be explored.

‘An effective and well-established programme of professional development helps practitioners to improve their knowledge, understanding and practice.’
Effectiveness of Leadership and Management grade descriptor (Good)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2019 13:00 - 15:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/490 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Training Programme - Module 3: Deprivation and Detainment

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 21 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map