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Code: SGC/20/0500 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 21 October 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0471 Train the Trainer Workshop - Safeguarding Adults

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1 03 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0557 Autism Spectrum Conditions - Zoom

This 3-hour introductory course is suitable for staff who could be in contact with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

This will be delivered via Zoom. You will be sent Zoom joining instructions nearer the time. South Glos Council employees must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)

The standard charge for this course is £40 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

Course Aims: Develop knowledge about working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

The course is delivered by Matthew Trerise, a specialist trainer who has 15 years of experience in supporting people with ASC in a wide range of care settings, including residential, low secure and in the community. Matthew currently works for a nationally recognised specialist diagnostic service, delivering training and clinical supervision to frontline staff across the care pathway.

Previous delegates have said:
“It is essential that anyone coming into contact with people diagnosed with ASC attend this training”
“Trainer is extremely knowledgeable and training is delivered with passion and enthusiasm”

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1 10 November 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0491 Epilepsy Refresher (Morning) (EVENT FULL)

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 18 November 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0522 Understanding the Context of Supporting People with Learning Disabilities (2 day)

This course is aimed at staff working in agencies in the Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sector in South Gloucestershire, who are working with adults with learning disabilities, particularly (but not only) staff who are new to this area of work. DAY 1 This course has replaced Principles of Learning Disabilities Support. This unit introduces the principles that are fundamental in supporting people who have learning disabilities and it provides underpinning knowledge towards the relevant aspects of the Care Certificate. DAY 2 This unit has replaced "Your Role as a Learning Disabilities Worker". This unit introduces understanding of a learning disability worker’s job role and responsibilities, including an awareness of the roles of others and how to work in partnership with them.

The standard charge for this course is £160. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 26 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 16 December 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0555 Autism Spectrum Conditions: Zoom

This 1/2 day course is suitable for all staff who could potentially come into contact with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

This will be delivered via Zoom. You will be sent Zoom joining instructions nearer the time. South Glos Council employees must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)

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.

Course Aims: Develop knowledge and competencies in working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

The course is delivered by Matthew Trerise, a specialist trainer who has 15 years of experience in supporting people with ASC in a wide range of care settings, including residential, low secure and in the community. Matthew currently works for a nationally recognised specialist diagnostic service, delivering training and clinical supervision to frontline staff across the care pathway.


Previous delegates have said:

“It is essential that anyone coming into contact with people diagnosed with ASC attend this course”

 “Trainer is extremely knowledgeable and training is delivered with passion and enthusiasm”

Topics:
· Asperger Syndrome and how this relates to autism.
· Effective communication.
· Theory of mind.
· Executive functioning.
· Central coherence.
· Sensory issues.
· Social inclusion.
· Service issues.

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1 08 December 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0501 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 08 December 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0536 Court Skills - Adult Social Care (South Glos Internal Employees)

This is a half-day workshop specifically designed for practitioners in the council's adult social care division.

It aims to give an overview of
• court room etiquette and processes.
• recording techniques for the recording of essential evidence
• key court forms , providing a guide to completion of the Court of Protection forms to increase worker skills and confidence in writing court documents.

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1 15 December 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0048 ''Medicine in Mind'': Understanding psychiatric medicines and their use

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

PLEASE NOTE THIS TRAINING SESSION IS GOING TO BE DELIVERED USING MICROSOFT TEAMS.

LISA LEWIS WILL BE HOSTING THIS TRAINING SESSION AND WILL NEED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESSES, PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE NOT OK WITH YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS BEING PASSED ON - THANK YOU.

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1 08 January 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0058 Introduction to the Care Act

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 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 12 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map