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Code: SGC/18/236 Making Every Contact Count

Making Every Contact Count is an approach that uses the millions of day to day interactions that organisations and individuals have with people to support them in making positive changes to their physical and mental health and wellbeing. Rather than telling people what to do Making Every Contact Count is about recognising opportunities to talk to people about their wellbeing using the skills of asking and listening. Making Every Contact Count is not intended to add to busy workloads. The course signposts to appropriate VSCE organisations and their available training

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1 22 January 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/018 ''Medicine in Mind'': Understanding psychiatric medicines and their use (EVENT FULL)

''Medicine in Mind'' : Understanding psychiatric medicines and their use.

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1 25 January 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/812 Understanding Self Harm (EVENT FULL)

In this 1 day training, aimed at all supporters and allies of people who self-harm, you will be provided with the opportunity to: - Understand what self-harm is, and consider why someone might use this strategy as a way of coping with their experiences. - Explore some myths and the impact of stigma for people who self-harm - Hear about what people who hurt themselves have said about self-harm, and what they have found helpful in professional and personal responses - Explore some of the shared challenges faced by supporters of people who self-harm from a wide variety of settings - Gain knowledge and information in order to build confidence when supporting someone who self-harms, including harm minimisation and safer self-harm approaches - Consider your own wellbeing and emotional health needs in a supportive environment. 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 29 January 2019 09:30 - 14:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/825 Introduction to Signalong (Cancelled)

This is an introductory course in signing using the Signalong Adults with Learning Difficulties core vocabulary. This is an informal course open to people with no previous experience of signing and those who know/have learnt some Makaton. This course is open to anyone working with, or supporting adults with Learning Difficulties in the South Glos area. It is also open to families. 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 31 January 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/909 Epilepsy Awareness (EVENT FULL)

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 04 February 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/519 Anxiety & Depression - Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This half day course is aimed at people working in a variety of settings and will provide information and greater understanding about anxiety and depression, including how these link to loneliness and isolation for people. The course will incorporate a number of evidence-based strategies and raise delegates' awareness about services that can help promote wellbeing. 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 05 February 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/013 Making Every Contact Count

Making Every Contact Count is an approach that uses the millions of day to day interactions that organisations and individuals have with people to support them in making positive changes to their physical and mental health and wellbeing. Rather than telling people what to do Making Every Contact Count is about recognising opportunities to talk to people about their wellbeing using the skills of asking and listening. Making Every Contact Count is not intended to add to busy workloads. The course signposts to appropriate VSCE organisations and their available training

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1 14 February 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Badminton Road G13 Map

Code: SGC/19/024 "The Write Way" (EVENT FULL)

How will this course help me? Our course will take you through the practical steps of writing clear and concise records and writing sequential, powerful and rewarding reports ° whether they are briefing notes, chronologies, summaries, assessments, care plans, safeguarding investigation reports or court reports. We will show you how to tackle your writing with clarity and confidence. You will understand the importance of: ° defining your purpose; ° organising your evidence; ° thinking and structure; ° writing analytically; and ° presentation. We will also highlight the seven deadly sins of social care writing and recording and show you how to avoid them. The standard charge for this course is £70. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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1 20 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/534 Dementia Awareness - Supporting Adults with Learning Difficulties

This one day workshop is specifically focused on good practice in supporting Adults with Learning Difficulties who are living with dementia. It aims to raise awareness and knowledge of the causes and impact of dementia on individuals, and to highlight ways in which staff can work positively and effectively with Adults with Learning Difficulties. 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 20 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/237 Making Every Contact Count

Making Every Contact Count is an approach that uses the millions of day to day interactions that organisations and individuals have with people to support them in making positive changes to their physical and mental health and wellbeing. Rather than telling people what to do Making Every Contact Count is about recognising opportunities to talk to people about their wellbeing using the skills of asking and listening. Making Every Contact Count is not intended to add to busy workloads. The course signposts to appropriate VSCE organisations and their available training

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1 21 February 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Badminton Road G12 Map