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Code: SGC/21/0551 Epilepsy Refresher (Morning)

This half-day course is suitable for those who have previously attended the Epilepsy Awareness Training Day within the last 2 years AND only if they are responsible for administering rescue meds.

(The Joint Epilepsy Council recommends individuals named to administer rescue treatment to attend a refresher course within at least two years). Epilepsy Buccal Midazolam/ Rectal Diazepam instatus Epilepticus Refresher.

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 21 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0899 Loss and Bereavement Awareness - Webinar

This one hour webinar is run by Cruse Bereavement Care and will be delivered in a lecture format. It helps to ensure you have a greater awareness of the impact of bereavement and grief.

The webinar will provide you with the following:
• A brief introduction to the grieving process and have some high level understanding of the two main models that Cruse use to support bereaved people.

• Get you thinking about the impact of loss and bereavement on individuals, families, organisations and communities

• Understanding some simple things you can do when interacting with bereaved people – what to say and what not to say

• Develop awareness of support organisations (other than Cruse)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 10:15 - 11:15 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0720 Introduction to the Care Act

This will be delivered via MS Teams.  You will be sent an invite nearer the time. Test your knowledge on Community Care Inform before you attend your training! https://adults.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/ (SGC employees only)

Please note: By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send the TEAMS invitation to you directly.

Who it's for:  Social Care and OT Practitioners working directly with people in need of care and support.

The course gives an understanding of the Care Act 2014, its principles and duties.
Content includes:
• an overview of the Care Act and its implications
• an outline of the wellbeing principle and duty
• general and specific duties under the Care Act
• how to prevent, delay or reduce care needs with information and advice
• a look at independent advocacy
• safeguarding adults
• assessments of needs, carers assessments and eligibility determination
• an individual’s journey through the reform system.

The standard charge for this course is £80. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 June 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 29 June 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 30 June 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0562 Mental Health First Aid - Adults (Online)

You must provide a full postal address and contact phone number, as well as your e-mail address, in order to register for this course.  Please e-mail these details to sharon.hall@southglos.gov.uk who will forward to our contact at Bristol Mind so they can register you. 

CLOSING DATE:  21st June

The programme consists of 4 x instructor-led live sessions and 4 x individual learning sessions. You must complete all of these in order to receive your certificate. You cannot swap between programmes.

The MHFA online course is delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub which is an integrated learning platform. Learners will be able to access, interact with, and complete their learning modules for both their individual learning and instructor-led live sessions. Once a learner is confirmed as a delegate on their course they will receive an invitation with a link to the Online Learning Hub as well as login details. The delegates will be able to access the course materials via the Online Learning Hub from once the course is fully set and delegates registered, until a month after the course has completed.

They will also have access to the printed Adult MHFA Manual, Workbook and ALGEE card to refer to at any time, including before, during, and after the course. The MHFA England Online Learning Hub works best when learners use Google Chrome as their internet browser. However, the hub can be used on Firefox and Edge, provided they are the most up to date versions of these browsers. The Online Learning Hub is compatible with Apple Mac, although not yet with Safari (coming soon). To ensure the best learning experience, MHFA England do not currently recommend connecting via tablet/iPad. Delegates will be invited to join the live sessions approximately 15min before the Instructor Member starts the course. During this time, the instructor will make introductions and take delegates through what they need to do to get settled, including ensuring the technology is working correctly.
 
If a delegate has an accessibility requirement - any accessibility needs are captured when the delegate registers for a course and this will be shared with their Instructor Member. The instructor will then contact the delegate ahead of the course to chat through and agree any adjustments that will support their learning experience.

COSTS: £160 for those outside South Glos

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1 05 July 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
2 07 July 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
3 14 July 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
4 16 July 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0712 Being Person Centred

This training is for external health professionals & social care support workers who require a basic understanding of Person centred practice and tools used to support people in their care.


• We will discuss and share ideas and experiences of person-centred practice – how does it differ from other approaches?
• We will become familiar with and try out a range of published person-centred thinking tools which can be used within other care planning/support planning frameworks.
• We will discuss the balance which is often needed between what is important to a person and what is important for them.
• We will become familiar with two published ‘person-centred planning’ tools, Essential Lifestyle Planning and PATH.
• We will identify personal attitudes, values and particular practice skills which support person-centred practice. What does it mean to ‘be’ person-centred when supporting someone else and helping them to plan?
• We will practice communication skills which are identified as useful in person-centred practice.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 July 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/1622 Train the Trainer Workshop - Safeguarding Adults


*PLEASE DO NOT BOOK THIS COURSE UNLESS YOU HAVE HAD A CONVERSATION WITH JOANNE WORTHINGTON joanne.worthington@southglos.gov.uk*



Prior to attending Train the Trainer Workshop there is an expectation that new network members will have attended the Multi Agency Raising Safeguarding Concerns course and ideally also attended the Effective Multi Agency Working in Adult Safeguarding.

Attendees must be able to attend both sessions of workshop.

The workshop is aimed at those who are new to delivering safeguarding adult training sessions to groups or any trainer looking for fresh ideas and a structured approach to their training. It will be a practical workshop to equip new trainers to deliver raising safeguarding concerns within their own organisations.

Following attendance of the Safeguarding Adult Train the Trainer Workshop you will be observed delivering your safeguarding adult training, it is expected that the observation will be carried out within an agreed timescale of attendance of the train the trainer workshop. Verbal feedback will be given after the session has been observed and followed up with written feedback, any recommendations that are suggested will be followed up prior to sign off.
 
Following successful completion of observation you will be invited to join the Trained Trainer Network. This network meets every 4-6 months to share experiences and learning, to swap ideas on best practice and new materials, and to support each other in the key tasks of building and maintaining safeguarding adults good practice.

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1 07 July 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 14 July 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0802 Promoting Positive Mental Health - a 90-minute course to improve skills & confidence

Course: Promoting Positive Mental Health - a 90-minute course to improve skills & confidence.

We all have mental health. This intro is the starting point and aims to raise awareness, so we can better look after ourselves and support others who may be struggling.

Course style: Interactive live zoom course.

Course Trainer: Suzanne is a local mental health practitioner and trainer. She has extensive experience of supporting individuals experiencing mental health difficulties and delivering community based mental health training.

Who should attend: Members of the public, volunteers and any professional who comes into contact with the public.

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1 13 July 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0556 Mental Health Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This will be delivered via Zoom and hosted by Suzanne Pearson. 

ZOOM INVITE DETAILS WILL BE SENT TO YOU NEARER THE TIME

South Glos Council employees: if you don't already have Zoom please see attached instructions.

A community based course to increase awareness and challenge stigma about mental health that participants can draw upon in their day-to-day lives and work.

The views of people with ‘lived’ experience of emotional or mental health issues are central to informing the course content as well as up to date research evidence. This course is currently free to everyone.

The course is suitable for anyone including staff and volunteers from a variety of settings working with Adults, and/or Children and Families, who wish to learn more about mental health. It consists of a mixture of factual presentation, small group work and large group discussion within agreed ground rules of confidentiality and respecting each other’s points of view. There are extensive handouts available

The trainer Suzanne Pearson is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and CBT therapist with experience of working in the NHS and voluntary sector. She is a qualified adult trainer with extensive experience of delivering high quality mental health training to a range of participants and organisations. She is a Mental Health First Aid instructor (Standard and Youth courses) and an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) trainer.

COSTS: £40 for those outside South Glos

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1 15 July 2021 09:15 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0798 Promoting Positive Mental Health - a 90-minute course to improve skills & confidence

Course: Promoting Positive Mental Health - a 90-minute course to improve skills & confidence.

We all have mental health. This intro is the starting point and aims to raise awareness, so we can better look after ourselves and support others who may be struggling.

Course style: Interactive live zoom course.

Course Trainer: Suzanne is a local mental health practitioner and trainer. She has extensive experience of supporting individuals experiencing mental health difficulties and delivering community based mental health training.

Who should attend: Members of the public, volunteers and any professional who comes into contact with the public.

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1 28 July 2021 18:00 - 19:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0956 Promoting Positive Mental Health – a half day course to improve skills, confidence and knowledge

Course: Promoting Positive Mental Health – a half day course to improve skills, confidence and knowledge.

Sign up and play your part in improving mental wellbeing in South Gloucestershire.

What will the half day mental health awareness course cover?
Course aims:

We all have mental health. This half day course aims to raise general awareness about mental health and provides some guidance for promoting wellbeing and responding supportively when a person experiences mental health difficulties.

There will be up to date information on local South Gloucestershire services.

Online courses are delivered via Zoom. Information about this online platform will be sent out with the Zoom link.

Course Duration: 3 hrs

Trainer: Suzanne Pearson

Trainer background:
Suzanne is a mental health practitioner and community trainer and has been delivering the ‘Promoting Positive Mental Health’ 90 min session in South Glos. She is a qualified Mental Health First Aid (Adult and Youth) Instructor.

Who should attend: Members of the public, volunteers and any professional who comes into contact with the public.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 July 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Online Learning Map