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Code: SGC/19/384 Emergency First Aid (EVENT FULL)

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 03 July 2019 09:15 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/19/746 Strengthening Resilience & Well Being (Burning Brightly not Burning Out)

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 03 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 The Vassalls Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/300 Child Protection Update (EVENT FULL)

Child Protection Update Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgment and the ability to work together co-operatively. Staff with lead roles in child protection require specialised training in order to carry out their work with abused children and families.

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1 04 July 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/234 Developing your Flora and Fauna Identification Skills Outside (£) (Cancelled)


This Is a CPD workshop for those practitioners who are currently undertaking, or have completed, the following training:

Level 1 Outdoor Learning

Level 2 Assist at Forest School

Level 3 Forest Leader

Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner

Level 3 Outdoor Curriculum Co-ordinator


This is an opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge and enhance your identification skills within the natural world of flora and fauna. 

You will be able to use various resources to support your awareness and familiarity of trees, plants, animals and habitats. This will enable you to have more confidence and ideas to take back and use within your setting to develop children’s play and learning.

We will be outside for the entire session whatever the weather. Waterproofs, stout walking boots/welly boots and warm clothing is advised.

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1 04 July 2019 13:00 - 15:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/088 Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery: 90 minute awareness session (Cancelled)

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 04 July 2019 10:00 - 11:30 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/19/089 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 04 July 2019 14:00 - 15:30 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/18/200 Promoting positive youth mental health

This is an introductory course for people working with children and young people. It aims to increase knowledge and understanding of mental health and emotional wellbeing, mental health problems, how to respond to emotional distress, and promoting resilience in all young people.

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1 04 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/235 Developing your Fire Practice and using Kelly Kettles (£) (Cancelled)

This Continuing Professional Development training is aimed at Level 3 Forest School Leaders

Forest School Leaders will have the opportunity to build confidence lighting fires and develop their practical skills to enhance their safe practice.

There will be opportunities to further enhance knowledge when siting, lighting and extinguishing fires to include the use of a kelly kettle.

We will cook a small snack during this time.

We will be outside for the entire session whatever the weather. Waterproofs, stout walking boots/welly boots and warm clothing is advised.

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1 05 July 2019 09:30 - 12:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/782 Equality and Diversity: Diversity - So What?

This course has been put together and will be delivered by Aimee Williams, Consultant Social Worker

 · Consider what diversity is and look at this from our own personal perspectives as well as the perspective of a child in need or a child in care.
· Look at why, how and where we evidence diversity in practice.
· Look at some of the ‘do’s and don’ts’ in relation to evidencing diversity.

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1 05 July 2019 09:30 - 14:30 TBC Map

Code: SGC/19/425 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Training Programme - Module 4: Planning Ahead

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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1 05 July 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map