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Code: SGC/19/307 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 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/327 Reducing Parental Conflict Module 1 & 4 for Managers

The Reducing Parental Conflict Programme comprise four Modules and has been designed to upskill practitioners in supporting parents to reduce conflict within their relationship. The aim of Module 1 is to understand parental conflict and it impact on child outcomes. Providing the knowledge to underpin practice, this introductory workshop explores the evidence base.
Module 1 is delivered by Alan Savill from Knowledgepool.

The 4th and final module module highlights how to support frontline practitioners to engage with parents in addressing destructive conflict with a view to improving outcomes for children. It focuses on the skills practice of managing team members faced with parental conflict conversations to develop their skills and confidence levels, empowering managers to practically support their team members to consistently develop and subsequently apply their learning.
Module 4 is delivered by Alan Savill from Knowledgepool.

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1 11 December 2019 09:00 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/331 Equality and Diversity (EVENT FULL)

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 £80. There is a £10 charge for council employees to attend this course.

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1 12 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/294 Reducing Parental Conflict Module 2 & 3

The Reducing Parental Conflict Programme comprise four Modules and has been designed to upskill practitioners in supporting parents to reduce conflict within their relationship. Module 2 explores how to recognise the signs of parental conflict at the early stages. It highlights how to support parents in finding constructive outcomes which are shown to provide positive lessons for children to learn such skills as negotiation and compromise.
Module 2 is delivered by John Walker from Knowledgepool.

Module 3 explores how to discuss parental conflict with parents. It focuses on practising the skills of handling conversations with parents in conflict using tools and techniques to enable parents to resolve destructive conflict with positive outcomes.
Module 3 is delivered by Michelle Hayes from Knowledgepool.

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1 12 December 2019 09:00 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/368 Managing & Preventing Organisational Abuse (Cancelled)

YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND A RAISING SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS COURSE BEFORE ATTENDING THIS TRAINING. Managers of agencies that provide services for adults at risk must ensure they lead a "safe service", with competent staff and an organisational culture that safeguards adults. This 1-day workshop will help delegates to understand and be accountable for the key factors in managing and preventing organisational abuse in the services they lead and/or review. For full-day courses – 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.

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1 13 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/096 Youth Mental Health First Aid (2 day) (EVENT FULL)

Youth Mental Health First Aid will teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and stop a mental health issue from getting worse. Our courses won't teach you to be a therapist - but just like physical first aid, we will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.

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1 13 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 16 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/255 Developing a more effective response to Risk in Adolescence


This 1-day workshop run by Research in Practice is specifically for: South Gloucestershire Council Children Services practitioners (Social Care, Early Help/Preventative Services etc), IRO's and Managers, as well as Foster Carers. It is also open to partner agency staff working in the Education sector, and the Police.

The workshop will explore how adolescent risk can be addressed, drawing on evidence and looking at:

* Attachment patterns and their importance in adolescence

* Trauma-informed practice - understanding how trauma can impact on adolescents

* The role of relationship-based practice in supporting effective engagement with adolescents

* Understanding adolescent development, including evidence from neuroscience

* Risks facing adolescents

* Supporting resilience in young people

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1 16 December 2019 09:15 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/069 Epilepsy Awareness

This one day programme is intended for any individuals from the Council and staff from all Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors working with people with Epilepsy. Non-care staff need only attend the morning session of this course. The course is a combination of interactive discussion, demonstration and practice with equipment and group work. 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

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1 16 December 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/633 Signs of Safety 2 Day Introduction

This training is for people who will be using the Signs of Safety approach in their day-to-day work with children, young people and their families or carers. It is also relevant for people who will be supervising others who are using the approach. The two day Signs of Safety Introduction training is provided by accredited external trainers and places are limited. Key Integrated Children's Services staff to attend are those who chair key meetings and who undertake statutory assessments gathering information from other agencies and where the outcome has a considerable impact on the life of a child/family.
Course Duration: Two days
Course Aims: This training provides practitioners and managers with the skills and knowledge to be able to start to use the Signs of Safety approach in their practice.

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1 16 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 17 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/273 Coaching Skills (EVENT FULL)

The Council promotes the use of a "Coaching style" of management, which empowers staff to take responsibility for their own performance and work. The ability of managers to coach the performance and development of their staff is therefore considered a key skill. The time invested in developing coaching skills can deliver some very positive outcomes, such as, delivering increased motivation, performance and removing barriers and blockers to progression. Coaching skills can change the way people think about your leadership and you can inspire confidence and self-belief in your team. You have an opportunity to motivate others in a positive and inspirational way. If you arenÐt a manager you can assist and support peers through this collaborative approach to tackling issues. Ultimately it empowers people to perform more effectively and through the tools and techniques you learn on this course you will also find that you become more effective too. This interactive day will give you a greater understanding of how you can use this simple coaching tool to improve the performance of others. YouÐll have a better understanding of what makes people tick and be able to use the techniques to build better relationships with others. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day although for council employees this course is free to attend.

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1 17 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map