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Code: SGC/22/0831 My Life Through Care

Join us for this new course exploring the experiences of care experienced people. The aim of this session is to help adults understand and connect with the needs and experiences of children and young people in care, leaving care and beyond. This is a superb opportunity for practitioners to learn from those with experience of being in care to support the development of their skills and practice. 

The session will be led by Kathy who will be supported by Anna. Kathy and her family were involved in social services for the duration of her childhood. As an adolescent, Kathy was accommodated by the local authority. Kathy’s story is both inspirational and instructive for social care professionals. This session will include:

 Personal narrative and how the stories we are told and tell about ourselves and others impact on our reality and life chances.

Education not necessarily academic, as a route out of a challenging start.

Challenging the damaged goods myth (individual and system based).

Normalising difficult emotions routed in trauma. Building confidence in emotional tolerance and therefore self- esteem

By booking onto this course you are giving permission for your contact details to be passed onto the trainer.

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1 07 September 2022 09:30 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/1094 Undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries – for care and support providers (Adults)

This half-day training course is part of the Safeguarding Adults Board's suite of multi-agency courses.


This training is aimed at all those who need to know how to carry out an Adult Safeguarding Enquiry effectively when asked to do so by the local authority. It is an interagency session and offers opportunity for care providers agencies to confidently use the mechanism of caused enquiries.

Delegates will find that the course builds on the broader content covered in the SABs 1-day multi-agency “Managing Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults” training programme.

The standard charge for this course is £40. For members of the SAB there is no charge. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 07 September 2022 09:30 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0292 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Mod 1: Professional


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


Please note you have to do this training programme in order.

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

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 £47.50. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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1 08 September 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0580 Part 1: Understanding And Responding To Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control (Cancelled)

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

This is a virtual course delivered by Sarah Wigley, commissioned on behalf of the South Glos Safeguarding Adults Board. 

Suitable for all health and social care professionals who come into contact with people who may be experiencing domestic abuse.

Please note: We will send your joining instructions (including the link to join this session) via email closer to the time of this event.

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1 08 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0585 Part 2 (Adult’s Workforce): Working with Domestic Abuse within the context of Multi Agency Working – promoting critically reflective practice (Cancelled)

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

This is a virtual course delivered by Sarah Wigley, commissioned on behalf of the South Glos Safeguarding Adults Board.

Suitable For: All health and social care professionals who work with individuals on an
ongoing basis who are or may be experiencing domestic abuse.

Please note: We will send your joining instructions (including the link to join this session) via email closer to the time of this event.

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1 08 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0713 Recruitment, onboarding and induction (SGC staff only)

The aim of this blended online course is to enable managers with no previous recruitment experience to carry out effective recruitment.

If you have recruited in other organisations you may also find this useful as a refresher or to find out the council approach.

The course will familiarise you with the council’s recruitment guide and you will explore essential and additional criteria for posts, options regarding advert content and where adverts are placed, how to identify appropriate selection processes to use alongside the recruitment interview, shortlisting, preparing for interviews and other assessment tools, how to make fair and unbiased recruitment decisions, giving feedback and the steps you need to take to induct a new starter through to probation.

Participants will need to put aside 2.5 hours to complete the Rise self-study package entitled: “Recruitment, onboarding and induction” in advance of the training day to ensure a baseline of knowledge. Click here for link to emodule
(You will need to enter your Learning & Development log in details to access the e-module)

The day itself will consist of some group discussions and self reflection time to aid your learning. As this course covers South Gloucestershire processes it is for internal staff only.

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1 08 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/1041 Avon Fire and Rescue Chief Officer Briefing

Dear Councillors,

You are invited to attend a briefing by Avon Fire and Rescue on their current priorities. The briefing will be delivered by the Chief Fire Officer Simon Shilton. This is a fantastic opportunity; we hope you can attend.

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1 09 September 2022 10:30 - 11:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0872 FCSG: Parenting Teenagers Support Group


 
This support group has been set up specifically for carers of teenagers, who may be struggling, or would like to better cope with some of the behaviours that their young people are showing. 


The group will be facilitated by Thinking Aloud and will aim to meet once every 6 weeks during term time. The programme will very much be determined by yourselves, as this series of support groups has been set up with you in mind to meet your current needs.



It would be helpful if you could email catherine.charlton@southglos.gov.uk  any particular issues that you would perhaps like covered in advance, as a more detailed programme could be drawn up ahead of the sessions, if we know what the issues are.

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1 09 September 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Kingswood Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0221 Introduction to Child Protection (previously known as Inter Agency Child Protection) (EVENT FULL)

Please click here to view and download the course handouts. Please complete the 'quiz' prior to attending this event.


This training session will cover: The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed What signs to look out for How ACE's impact families and children Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place The role of early help Appropriate information sharing Responding to allegations

Requirements for training via Zoom:

  • Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training
  • Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session
  • On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.


Requirements for face-to-face training:

  • Participants must arrive on time and allow time for parking.
  • Participants should attend the full training day, participants should be rebook for a different date if they are unable to attend the full day.
  • Please print any handouts attached to this event and bring them along with you to the session.

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1 09 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0029 Motivational Interviewing: Reflect and Practice

South Glos Council employees:  if you don't already have a Zoom Licence, please see attached document.

An interactive 3-hour workshop facilitated by Phil Harris to enable adult care practitioners who completed the initial 1-day Motivational Interviewing course to refresh their knowledge, skills and confidence and to help them consolidate their learning with this approach.

This follow-up course will give participants an opportunity to review their prior learning and how they have applied these approaches in context of the 3 C’s model. This will include reflective practice and bringing a case study to the session based on the Motivational Interviewing Case Formulation supplied at the end of the one day training. Based on this we will identify further areas of development and rehearse the critical skills in a peer-review context.

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1 09 September 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map