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Code: SGC/21/1189 The Route to Resilience: Developing Trauma Informed Practice in your Setting

The Early Years team would like to invite setting practitioners and Childminders to develop their trauma informed practice and its impact on the emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing of people, to be equipped to support the development of emotional resilience and regulation in their communities.

Participants MUST attend three training sessions.

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1 18 October 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map
2 30 October 2021 10:00 - 15:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map
3 15 November 2021 18:30 - 19:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1230 Abolition v Revolution: The Limits of White & Black Alliance - talk by Dr Edson Burton

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1 19 October 2021 12:00 - 13:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0680 Autism Awareness: Day 2 for Social Care Practitioners

This is the 2nd day of the Autism Awareness course,  specifically for social work practitioners responsible for assessing the needs of autistic adults.  Social care practitioners must have attended day 1 Autism Spectrum Conditions prior to attending this course.

It is delivered by colleagues from Avon & Wiltshire Partnership, with high level of expertise in supporting adults with autism. 

It will include a focus on:

Issues in assessment:
Opportunity to reflect on previous assessments with autistic adults
Consider how someone with autism might be eligible (unmet) needs in each outcome area of Care Act 2014
Why some ‘able’ adults get overlooked for support
Why a good assessment is essential for autistic adults – mental health co-morbidities- anxiety/low mood/suicidal risks
Reasons why assessment may be difficult eg apparent lack of engagement, communication of needs
Impact on families and carers,
How to work with parents 

Autism and other social care law. Autism Act, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and Equality Act 

Assessment:
Preparing for assessment, gathering information, time requirement
Using principles of safety, clarity, precision, empathy, and low arousal
How to structure visits, assessments and reviews for autistic adults
How to build rapport and develop trust
How to alter the way you communicate
Assessing sensory needs within context of the Care Act 

Service provision:
Working with care providers and setting up placements for autistic adults
What does a good service look like?
Critically evaluating providers including specialist provision
Low level long term support methods

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 October 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0983 Child Protection Basic Awareness

This evening course is specifically for Foster Carers and will cover information on the law, guidance and procedures that protect and safeguard children nationally and within your local area. It will also provide evidence towards meeting Induction Standard Six; Safeguard Children and Young People.

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1 19 October 2021 18:30 - 21:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1024 Conversations with Carers

This course will explore the crucial role that carers play as a key partner of Adult Social Care. 

We will look at key data about carers, including in relation to some of the challenges that are commonly faced. You will also benefit from the opportunity to reflect on your own experiences, personal and professional, of caring and carers, and to learn from the lived experiences of carers including a guest speaker from South Gloucestershire. The Carers’ Support Centre will share their expertise in relation to working with and supporting carers over many years. Alongside colleagues, you will explore how to apply 3Cs, strengths-based approaches and legal literacy in your engagement with carers in line with South Gloucestershire Council ‘Carer Practitioner Guidance’. A key theme throughout the day will be recognising the positive impact that you, as a practitioner, can have in promoting the rights and wellbeing of carers and as a result, the wellbeing of adult(s) they care for.

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1 19 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1081 Disadvantage Network - Yate Cluster

Inclusing Yate, Thornbury, Charfield, Winterbourne and Coalpit Heath

As a setting with a high number of children entitled to 2yr funding and / or Early Years Pupil Premium, we would like to invite you to our locality-based disadvantage network, based at the Children’s Centre.

We will be discussing the challenges faced by families in your area and the impact this has on your setting. We will be exploring how we can creatively work together to share our knowledge, skills, and expertise to improve outcomes for children.

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1 19 October 2021 16:00 - 18:00 Yate Children's Centre (Cranleigh Court) Map

Code: SGC/21/0131 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (AM)



The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board. 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 19 October 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0132 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (PM) (EVENT FULL)

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board. 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 19 October 2021 13:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/1061 VIRTUAL Committee Support Network - Session 1 Roles & Responsibilities

As an Officer of the Committee, do you fully understand the roles and responsibilities of a voluntary organisation? Do you know about the VLE and the information available to you? Are you confident that you can recruit replacements when your time as a Committee Officer is up?

This support network is an informal opportunity for Officers of the Committee to get together and network with others in a similar role, to learn from each other’s experiences, to discuss common issues with our team and to start to plan for future succession.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 October 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1219 AIS Training - Adults Advanced

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed AIS Training – Adult Intermediate **

AIS Training – Adult Advanced is designed to build on what was learned in the AIS Intermediate session by covering 3 Conversations. This includes Assessments, Plans, Reviews and case closure among other elements.

This is a virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the AIS Training Database.

** Upon completion AIS Live Login details will be allocated **

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 October 2021 13:30 - 17:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map