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Code: SGC/23/0293 Overview of the Place to Live Request and Approval Process


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Overview of the Place to Live Request and Approval Process:  Includes all types of placement including out of authority and unregulated

These bite size sessions are designed to provide you with an update on placement planning processes. This includes the new process that will be implemented in respect of authorisation to search for placements, matching process for placements and review of placements. In addition the training will cover the authorisation process for unregulated and unregistered placements. The sessions will be co-facilitated with IT so that you will be provided with guidance on completing the relevant steps on Mosaic.

The training is aimed at all social workers and managers who are involved in placing children in all types of placement provision to ensure that you are aware of the revised approval processes and forms that will be required in order to initiate placement searches and approvals to place children. You will be introduced to the new forms and revised processes in respect of children’s placement, ahead of implementation of the new policy.

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1 11 January 2023 09:00 - 11:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/23/0297 The Art of Wellbeing (SGC STAFF ONLY)

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Following on from the successful Art of Brilliance course this seven-week programme will introduce you to evidence-based wellbeing practices that will provide you with a boost as we come into spring.

There are 1,440 minutes in a day we will be introducing you to simple and quick things you can do to enhance your wellbeing and health in easy ways. We aim that this programme will be fun and thought provoking, with small ideas that can make a big difference, it will include inspiration, science, local wellbeing information, and activities to think about or do over the week

This programme will focus on how you connect with others, different ways to be active and move more through the winter months, the benefits of taking notice of the world around you as well as the present moment, tips to keep learning, and how giving and expressing kindness can make a real difference in your life.

We will be bringing colleagues together with passion for wellbeing to facilitate sessions and give you an opportunity to share your stories, successes, goals and progress too. We will encourage people to share ideas and inspiration in the Team chat but just as with the Art of Brilliance, but people can just watch if that’s what they prefer.

Sessions will be recorded and made available, so if you miss a session you can always catch up afterwards.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 January 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 18 January 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 25 January 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
4 01 February 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
5 08 February 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
6 15 February 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
7 22 February 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/1182 Advanced SENDCO Course - INVITE ONLY

This course will support you in your role as SENDCo, it will deepen your own knowledge and skills and it will give you the confidence to develop a whole team approach to SEND within your setting to improve outcomes for children.

Topics covered
• Setting targets and outcomes
• An in depth look at the four areas of need and the APDR process
• Style of writing, quality referrals and quality applications
• A whole team approach to SEND
• Moderation and reflection of current SEND practice and paperwork

If you have attended the SENDCO Skills and Knowledge Training or are interested in this course please contact your EIO.

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1 12 January 2023 09:30 - 16:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map

Code: SGC/23/0278 Assertiveness Skills Workshop - (Development Hub Social Workers)

At certain times, most people find it difficult to communicate honestly, directly and openly with other people. This course will help you to understand different ways of relating to other people, how to identify assertive, passive and aggressive communication and how you can communicate more positively with others. Assertiveness involves being clear about what you feel, what you need and how it can be achieved. It allows you to engage respectfully with other people, whilst also respecting your own needs and ensures that you don't feel taken advantage of through setting appropriate professional and personal boundaries.

In this course we will look at rights and responsibilities in communication, communications styles, motivation and intent in communication and the impact of assertive and non-assertive behaviour. It will give you an opportunity to think about how you relate to others and changes you can make to communicate clearly and assertively.

To be ready for the session there is some mandatory pre-course work which can be accessed through this link -
Assertiveness pre-course work. The session will build on this and we’ll use this information during the webinar.


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1 12 January 2023 09:30 - 01:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0865 Attachment, Trauma and Recovery

This workshop provides an opportunity to consider attachment theory; application and intervention; trauma theory; impact and assessment; and recovery planning and assessment. Designed with the specific aim of informing, engaging, and delivering an understanding of historical, biological, observational, cultural and neuroscience attachment…...the very core of what it is to be.
The day will set out attachment and trauma perspectives based on casework for child and family social workers, education, residential care professionals and family placement professionals, kinship and foster and adoption carers.
Drawing on child development and attachment theory the workshop will seek to assist attendees in assessing and developing attachment based interventions so that we have the professional language and the professional/personal skills and confidence in this key area of trauma recovery practice.

The workshop will be led by Richard Rose, Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services Ltd (CTIS) which seeks to engage with children affected by early life trauma and to help them achieve their full potential. Richard undertakes consultancy and training on Life Story Therapy and working with 'hard to reach' children and adolescents and develops academic training programmes in the UK and internationally. Prior to founding CTIS in 2011, Richard worked in the UK in local authority child protection and in the highly regarded residential therapeutic treatment agency SACCS, including four years as the Clinical Practice Director of the Mary Walsh Institute. Throughout his career, Richard has worked with children and their carers in out of home care and family placements, with the aim of enabling placements to become healthy and nurturing through enhanced understanding and attachment. He is the author of three books including Life Story Therapy: A new therapy for traumatised children – A model for practice, published in 2012 and Innovative Therapeutic Life Story Work 2017. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University.

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1 12 January 2023 10:00 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/23/0017 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) - Mod 3: Deprivation & Detainment (EVENT FULL)


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 12 January 2023 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/23/0294 Overview of the Place to Live Request and Approval Process


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Overview of the Place to Live Request and Approval Process:  Includes all types of placement including out of authority and unregulated

These bite size sessions are designed to provide you with an update on placement planning processes. This includes the new process that will be implemented in respect of authorisation to search for placements, matching process for placements and review of placements. In addition the training will cover the authorisation process for unregulated and unregistered placements. The sessions will be co-facilitated with IT so that you will be provided with guidance on completing the relevant steps on Mosaic.

The training is aimed at all social workers and managers who are involved in placing children in all types of placement provision to ensure that you are aware of the revised approval processes and forms that will be required in order to initiate placement searches and approvals to place children. You will be introduced to the new forms and revised processes in respect of children’s placement, ahead of implementation of the new policy.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 January 2023 10:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0912 Safer Caring (EVENT FULL)

This training will look at what we mean by safer caring and how to promote safe practices for those caring for children in their homes.

Please be aware that by booking onto this course you consent to your email address being shared with B&NES FPT, so that we can send a Zoom invitation to you.

The duration of this session is likely to be 5 hours, but with an hour break in the middle and short breaks after each hour.  This will be confirmed nearer the time.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 January 2023 19:00 - 21:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 19 January 2023 19:00 - 21:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/23/0239 The FREEDOM Method

 This course will provide participants with an opportunity to focus on your personal and professional goals and give you ongoing support to achieve them. The workshop is fun and interactive, and considers themes such as self-awareness, comfort zones, and confidence. As an online course it will contain a mixture of discussions and self-study as well as essential pre-course work. It is written so people at all levels within the organisation can benefit from it.

This course marks the beginning of 100 days of change based on a goal you decide. It will provide you with a network of people to share your 100 days with, gain advice, and inspiration from. This network can hold you accountable for making the changes that really matter to you.

Feedback on the FREEDOM method is that it has led to promotions, further study, improvements in confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing. It has encouraged people to take on challenges they never thought possible. Come on this course if you are ready to make changes in your professional or personal life and want to support the other participants for the next 100 days to achieve their goals too.

The programme will be run over two workshops, allow 1 hour for home learning for the pre course work and two hours for the homework tasks.


Please have paper or a notebook and coloured pens available for the session

Our tutors are highly experienced, and deliver our programmes with passion, pride and excellence.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/1299 Signs of Safety - Creating Safety / wellbeing plans with families

TBC

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2023 09:30 - 15:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map