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Code: SGC/19/092 Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery: 90 minute awareness session

This training aims to provide attendees with a greater knowledge of human trafficking and slavery and explore the issues facing individuals who have been trafficked, how to correctly identify and spot the signs of potential exploitation and how to report suspected incidents. This course is suitable for staff who have regular contact with suppliers; contractors; the public and families (including adults and children and young people; AND/OR regular involvement in safeguarding issues; and managers who manage these services). The training will cover: • What trafficking and slavery are • Nature and scale of the issue – nationally, regionally, locally • Types of trafficking and slavery • How to recognise the signs • National and local examples of the issue • The National Referral Mechanism – what it is • South Gloucestershire Council employee responsibilities This is a 90 minute awareness session available at both KCC and BMR. This is a condensed version of the 3-hour Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery training which is available at KCC only, on a quarterly basis.

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1 11 September 2019 10:00 - 11:30 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/19/093 Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery: 90 minute awareness session (pm)

This training aims to provide attendees with a greater knowledge of human trafficking and slavery and explore the issues facing individuals who have been trafficked, how to correctly identify and spot the signs of potential exploitation and how to report suspected incidents. This course is suitable for staff who have regular contact with suppliers; contractors; the public and families (including adults and children and young people; AND/OR regular involvement in safeguarding issues; and managers who manage these services). The training will cover: • What trafficking and slavery are • Nature and scale of the issue – nationally, regionally, locally • Types of trafficking and slavery • How to recognise the signs • National and local examples of the issue • The National Referral Mechanism – what it is • South Gloucestershire Council employee responsibilities This is a 90 minute awareness session available at both KCC and BMR. This is a condensed version of the 3-hour Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery training which is available at KCC only, on a quarterly basis.

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1 11 September 2019 14:00 - 15:30 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/19/754 Portage Workshop - A Small Steps Approach to Learning for Children with SEND (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed at any professional working with children with SEND. Including Early years practitioners, Childminders, SENCOs, teachers.

This is a certificated training course delivered by National Portage Association Accredited Trainers. The Portage Workshop is an introduction to the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families.

The workshop has a core curriculum consisting of seven modules:
The Portage Model and its relevance to Early Years Settings
Helping Children Learn – Using Clear Language
Helping Children Learn – Planning for Success
Helping Children Learn – A Small Steps Approach
Examples of Planning, Recording and Sharing
Supporting the Development of Play
Positive Approaches to Children’s Behaviour

Participants will gain practical strategies, ideas, resources that can be used straight away within the home or setting, to differentiate and provide for children with additional needs.

Refreshments will be provided but please bring a packed lunch.

Costs
£150.00 per delegate –local (south Glos) £100.00 student £200.00 all other applicants

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1 11 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 12 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 23 October 2019 09:30 - 15:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/305 Recruitment Skills Workshop (South Glos Staff Only)

A one day interactive workshop which builds on the mandatory Recruitment & Selection e-module (Search Events/Online learning), which must be completed before attending this course. The workshop is intended for South Gloucestershire Council employees who are currently recruiting and enables them to design and practice all stages of their recruitment process.

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1 11 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/747 Strengthening Resilience & Well Being (Burning Brightly not Burning Out) (EVENT FULL)

Well-being and resilience are developed in the context of both our internal sense of self and the external context we find ourselves in. When we work in jobs which involve us in engaging with people who are experiencing emotional and psychological trauma, this will inevitably have an impact on our own resilience and well-being. 

Developing well-being and resilience is more than just a set of tools or strategies. It is a holistic approach to life and work, based in our values and beliefs, which integrates daily practices to support ourselves in the challenging work we have chosen to do.

This workshop has been developed to provide a space for you to reflect and share with colleagues. In recent years an extensive evidence base has begun to emerge demonstrating the important beneficial effects on mental health of engaging with our natural environment. The venue for this workshop has been chosen specifically because of the proximity to one of the city’s beautiful green spaces. Except in the case of extremely bad weather part of this workshop will be conducted outdoors amongst the trees and green spaces of the Oldbury Court Estate.

About Penny:

Penny has worked for over twenty five years in a child-care social work context. She continues to be involved in this sector providing individual and group supervision, practice education for student social workers and professional and personal development sessions. She also works with a group of like-minded professionals from a variety of backgrounds, to develop workshops and exercises which harness the natural environment as a source of emotional and psychological nourishment for those who work in frontline services.

PLEASE NOTE:

· Please wear outdoor clothes and bring a waterproof jacket and/or umbrella, as we will be spending some time in the park.

· Please can you bring a packed lunch. If the weather allows we will picnic in the park. There is a café at the Vassall Centre where you can order sandwiches in the morning to be picked up.



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1 11 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 The Vassalls Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/017 Children's Services - Good Practice Workshop

These workshops are aimed at all professionals who come into contact with young people and families, including managers who have responsibility for supervision, policy and decision-making.
The aim is to build good practice across children and young people's services, both challenging and supporting front line practitioners to be clear about what good practice looks like. There will be a focus on examples of good practice and support to staff to self evaluate their own practice against these examples. The aim is for everyone to share and learn from the things that went well, not so well, and what people would do differently to improve things.

This Good Practice Workshop will focus on the theme of: Permanency Planning

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1 12 September 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/415 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Essentials for Care Workers (EVENT FULL)

This assessed training course provides Care Workers with the essential skills and knowledge to apply and comply with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 when carrying out their role. The MCA applies to every health and social care worker who is involved in the care, treatment or support of people who are unable to make all or some decisions themselves. Care Quality Commission Inspectors are increasingly asking care workers to explain their responsibilities under the MCA. The MCA provides legal protection from liability for carrying out care and treatment of people who lack capacity to consent, provided that care workers: Understand the principles of the MCA Have carried out a capacity assessment and reasonably believe that the person lacks capacity Reasonably believe the action they have taken is in the best interests of the person. How the training course works: Attend a workshop Submit brief evidence of how you have applied your learning in the workplace Receive feedback on your work which is 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 Mental Capacity Essentials Training Certificate. The standard charge for this course is £35. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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1 12 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/351 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (Prev Alerter)

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 12 September 2019 13:15 - 16:15 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/454 Understanding Self Harm (EVENT FULL)

In this 1 day training, aimed at all supporters and allies of people who self-harm, you will be provided with the opportunity to: - Understand what self-harm is, and consider why someone might use this strategy as a way of coping with their experiences. - Explore some myths and the impact of stigma for people who self-harm - Hear about what people who hurt themselves have said about self-harm, and what they have found helpful in professional and personal responses - Explore some of the shared challenges faced by supporters of people who self-harm from a wide variety of settings - Gain knowledge and information in order to build confidence when supporting someone who self-harms, including harm minimisation and safer self-harm approaches - Consider your own wellbeing and emotional health needs in a supportive environment. The standard charge for this course is £60. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 12 September 2019 09:30 - 14:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/835 Virtual School Keeping in Touch Days with Foster Carers

The Virtual School value the time they spend with carers, and to enable this to be an even more successful partnership between school and home, would like to have more sessions available for meeting you during the course of the year. Each session will have a focus, but as ever, if there are topics we haven’t identified that you would find more helpful, please let Catherine Charlton know, by emailing: catherine.charlton@southglos.gov.uk

Due to the responses to these sessions last year, there will be one more running this year.


Monday 27th January


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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 September 2019 18:30 - 20:30 Badminton Road G12 Map