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Code: SGC/21/1209 AIS Training - Adults Intermediate

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the relevant eLearning **

AIS Training – Adult Intermediate is designed to enable users new to SGC AIS to consolidate what they have learned through the AIS eLearning, navigate around the system and to be competent with the basics that AIS has to offer.

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

** Users will not be able to progress to ‘AIS Training – Adult Advanced’ until this course has been completed **

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1 20 October 2021 09:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1185 Assertiveness Skills Workshop (EVENT FULL)

Assertiveness is a life-skill which enables us to communicate our wants and needs and gain information from others about theirs too. This webinar builds on the e-learning package of the same name to provide a safe space to develop your knowledge and practice your skills.

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Please note: You must complete the Assertiveness Skills e-module and the 'Pre-Course Work Assertiveness Checkpoint' before attending this course. You can find the e-module here and the 'Pre-Course Work Assertiveness Checkpoint' is attatched to your booking email.

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1 20 October 2021 09:30 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1143 ASYE ACADEMY - Workload management/time and management/prioritisation

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Effective time management is not about managing your outlook calendar, writing endless to do lists etc. It is more about making sure that what you do counts and achieves results. In this workshop we will cover how to manage your time effectively. We will look at tried and tested time management methods and you will leave with hints and tips that you can apply in your day-to-day work and home life. This session includes a Q&A session to discuss how you can practically apply the time management principles to your role.

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1 20 October 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0974 Emergency First Aid


As of 1st August, we are making changes to our first aid training in line with further guidance and awarding body advice. This will be the following:

All participants attending any of our First Aid training courses will be required to bring a 3 ply face mask, fabric masks / scarves will not be acceptable

This mask will be mandatory to wear for all practical elements of the training, but is optional for the theory portion of the course

This is a one day course for participants to develop the skills necessary to provide emergency first aid to someone who has an accident or suddenly becomes ill at work. Participants will be trained and assessed during the course in order to receive a certificate. Please note - you will be required to complete 3 practical assessments and a multiple choice test. You need to bring Photo ID eg passport, driving licence. If these are not available please bring your Work ID with photo If you require assistance with reading/writing please let the use know prior to the start of the course.

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1 20 October 2021 09:15 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/21/0552 Epilepsy Refresher (Morning) (EVENT FULL)

This half-day course is suitable for those who have previously attended the Epilepsy Awareness Training Day within the last 2 years AND only if they are responsible for administering rescue meds.

(The Joint Epilepsy Council recommends individuals named to administer rescue treatment to attend a refresher course within at least two years). Epilepsy Buccal Midazolam/ Rectal Diazepam instatus Epilepticus Refresher.

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 20 October 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0642 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness (Virtual Training)


THIS WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM AND HOSTED BY SAADYE ALI.

Aim - To Equip practitioners with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities regarding issues relating to FGM and safeguarding.

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1 20 October 2021 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0566 Motivational Interviewing (Council Adult Care Staff only)

THIS COURSE IS FOR SOUTH GLOS COUNCIL ADULT SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY.

This will be delivered via Zoom and hosted by Phil Harris (Training Exchange). You will be sent a Zoom invite nearer the time.


If you don't already have a Zoom license, please see attached information.

(Please note - following this initial 1-day training, half-day Motivational Interviewing: Refresh & Practice Development sessions are avilable to help practitioners further develop their skills - see the website for dates and details.)

Motivational interviewing is a leading approach to increase motivation and commitment to change. It was first developed in the alcohol field, but as they had identified that there was no specific addiction psychology, it has been developed in a wide range of areas including social work, offending, mental health and homelessness fields. It has proven particularly effective with stuck or entrenched people from a wide range of backgrounds.
This course maps the key factors that elicit change and demonstrates how Motivational Interviewing works alongside these forces. Drawing on both person centred and directive techniques, it offers practical skills to assist the workers to helps people articulate and recognise the need for change. As such, it is an effective primer to increase engagement with people who have not yet achieved a sufficient level of commitment and move them into action with confrontation. As such, it can inform and develop the 3 conversations approach by increasing engagement, develop potential people strengths and create self-directed motivation for change.

Who is the Course For?: Motivational Interviewing is useful for a wide range of social issues. Its primary focus is on igniting motivation to change, and so it is helpful when people are stuck in problems and not advancing in change. As such it is helpful in all change and recovery based services such as mental health, substance misuse, offending social work, domestic violence, supported housing, young people’s services, family work and more besides.

Method of Delivery: The training programme comes with an extensive booklet for each participant. The training course is highly interactive, even during presentations. It uses a wide variety of learning approaches including presentations, pairs and small group work exercises and self-assessment. The course is also supported with free e-learning and further resources to re-cap, review and refresh learning.

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1 20 October 2021 09:30 - 16:45 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0347 Raising awareness of Child Exploitation - A Contextual Safeguarding Approach


IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOUR ZOOM LICENSE.


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

This is a one day course that raises practitioners awareness to what child sexual exploitation is, what child criminal exploitation is and county lines. It will give practitioners an understanding of what signs to look out for, what contextual safeguarding is and how we are trying to tackle exploitation.

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1 20 October 2021 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1094 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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1 20 October 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/1247 Children’s – Mosaic Advanced

** You will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed Children’s – Mosaic Intermediate**

During this session your trainer will provide you with an introduction to Mosaic workflow and on how to complete and progress work within Mosaic. You’ll also get the opportunity to work through a Mosaic workflow process that you’ll be using in your day to day role.

This is a trainer-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the Mosaic Training Database.

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1 21 October 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map