Are you up to date with local and national information relevant to childminding? Come and join with other childminders for an informal evening specifically aimed at supporting childminders.
This network meeting will provide childminders with an opportunity to receive and share information in an environment that facilitates and encourages professional discussion and dialogue. Subjects discussed will reflect national and local updates, consultations or imminent changes. Across the year a variety of topics will be explored.
This 1-day course builds on the learning and skills gained through attending the Domestic Violence and Abuse Intermediate-level training, with additional content around the following areas as set out below:Essential Information
This course is suitable for childminders, newly appointed SENCOs and assistant SENCOs who need to understand the role of the SENCO. SENCOs who would like a refresher course in order to become more familiar with the process would also benefit from this course.
“Providers must have arrangements in place to support children with SEN or disabilities…. And must have regard to the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice.”
(EYFS Statutory Framework, page 29)
As a new SENCO, the SEND Code of Practice can appear to be daunting and challenging. This half-day course will help you to develop your understanding of the requirements of the Code of Practice and the role of the SENCO in implementing it. Through group work and discussions there will be opportunities to explore:
The role and responsibilities of the SENCO
The role of other staff in the setting in supporting children with SEND
The processes required to support children once a concern has been raised through following the graduated approach
This half-day course will provide an introduction to sensory differences in people with autism. Course overview: - The sensory world of people with autism and how it can affect individuals - Behaviour and sensory differences - The evidence base - Sensory strategies, support and environmental changes. Who should attend? This course is suitable for those wishing to increase their understanding of the potential sensory differences experienced by people with autism. A basic understanding of autism is required for this course. The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptionsEssential Information
This 1-day course should only be attended once you have completed the Advanced-level Domestic Violence & Abuse training. It will build on the learning and skills gained through completing previous Domestic Abuse courses (e.g. at Intermediate and Advanced-levels).Essential Information
This one day course looks at how to make sure that equality and diversity is at the heart of everything we do. It covers how to deal with day-to-day issues as well as what you can do to promote equality of opportunity in a planned way. Standard charge for this course is £70. There is a £10 charge for council employees to attend this course.Essential Information
This network provides an opportunity for practitioners who have already completed certificated Makaton training to refresh and recap signs from stages 1-4 and discuss practical ways to use signs and symbols in everyday situations.
You will be informed of Makaton developments and look at themes to support and develop your Makaton practice such as festivals, songs, animals, colours and those found on the Makaton website. It is an opportunity to network, share challenges and good practice.
YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND THE "RAISING SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS" (previously ALERTER) COURSE BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP.
Safeguarding Adults is a high priority aspect of the social/healthcare task. The role of a manager/practitioner in ensuring that staff respond appropriately to an ‘alert’ is vital. These staff also need to be confident about their own responsibilities in safeguarding adults, and responding appropriately to concerns about a person’s safety. This 1-day course will assist managers/supervisors, Social Workers/OTs and other practitioners including in healthcare be clear about their role: how Making Safegaurding Personal impacts on it, how to conduct an interview, and how to make decisions about what to do next.
The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.
Suitable for Practitioners who have attended previous Quit Manager training and would like to refresh their skills and increase their confidence. This training is also suitable for Practitioners who have not yet received training on Quit Manager and need to use the database system as part of the service delivery.Essential Information