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Code: SGC/20/0751 Managing Practice Learning

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED AS A WEBINAR VIA ZOOM

Please ensure you can access Zoom before attending this webinar. If you are a South Gloucestershire Council employee you will need to contact ICT, via a WebForm, for a licence.

4 day course for prospective social work practice educators. Open to registered social workers with at least 2 years post qualifying experience who have agreed to take a student in the next six months. Please discuss with Sian Smith before enrolling.
Standard Cost: £300. Delegates from South Glos, Bristol and N. Somerset Councils: free of charge.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
2 02 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
3 09 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
4 16 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0508 Anxiety & Depression - Awareness

This will be delivered via Zoom and hosted by Suzanne Pearson. You will be sent a Zoom invite nearer the time.

South Glos Council employees must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)

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 and the evidenced-based strategies and services that can help promote wellbeing.

Target Audience: Managers, staff, volunteers, carers and others from a wide range of services and backgrounds with an interest in promoting wellbeing and addressing anxiety and/or depression in the workplace, in service provision and in the wider community. Bookings are welcomed from statutory, voluntary and private sector agencies and individuals.

Approach: The workshop will consist 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 will be comprehensive handouts available on completion. 

The standard charge for this course is £20. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.X

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1 08 July 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0535 Court Skills - Adult Social Care (South Glos Internal Employees) (Cancelled)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0562 Dementia Awareness - Supporting Adults with Learning Difficulties (Cancelled)

NOW 9.30am - 1.00pm

This half-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 £40 per day. 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 14 July 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/185 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Mod 1: Professional - Zoom Webinar (EVENT FULL)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED BY ZOOM DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION - YOU WILL BE SENT YOUR INVITE FOR SHORLTY BEFORE TRAINING.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.


Please note you have to do this training programme in order.

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 £40. 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 14 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0519 Introduction to the Care Act (Cancelled)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/1006 Principles of Strength-based Practice

CURRENTLY DELIVERED AS A WEBINAR - you will be sent an invite to join

This training is specifically for practitioners in South Glos Council's adult social care division, i.e. Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Social Work Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Senior Practitioners etc.

Strength based approaches are not new in Adult Social Care. You will be familiar with this term and will be able to identify aspects of it in your current practice. Our starting point will be recognising the practice strengths and professional curiosity you already apply in South Gloucestershire in your work with adults and carers and enabling you to share ideas and tools with your colleagues. A strength-based approach is as much about how professionals think and feel about their role, and the individuals they work with, as it is about using new and/or different tools. It requires finding ways to share both power and responsibility with people to promote wellbeing. During the session you will have the chance to explore what this means for you and your colleagues in the challenging climate within which you are working.
Aim: To enable delegates to gain a consistent set of underpinning knowledge and to further develop skills and confidence in applying a strength-based approach in practice

Charges: This course is currently free.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/0574 Strength-Based Practice: An Introduction (AM) (Cancelled)

This training is aimed at council staff working to support adult social care services in South Gloucestershire - particularly staff working in customer services, brokerage, business support, housing services and commissioning teams - as well as related agencies in the health and voluntary/independent sectors.

Strength based approaches are not new in Adult Social Care. The aim of this 3-hour workshop is to enable delegates to gain a consistent set of underpinning knowledge and to consider ways to apply a strength-based approach in their own role, as well as being aware of how the approach is being used more widely by social care practitioners in operational teams.

You may already be familiar with the term and be able to identify aspects of it in you and your team's current practice. We will share ideas and experiences, and during the session you will have the chance to explore what it means for you and your colleagues.

Charges: This course is currently free.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0575 Strength-Based Practice: An Introduction (PM) (Cancelled)

This training is aimed at council staff working to support adult social care services in South Gloucestershire - particularly staff working in customer services, brokerage, business support, housing services and commissioning teams - as well as related agencies in the health and voluntary/independent sectors.

Strength based approaches are not new in Adult Social Care. The aim of this 3-hour workshop is to enable delegates to gain a consistent set of underpinning knowledge and to consider ways to apply a strength-based approach in their own role, as well as being aware of how the approach is being used more widely by social care practitioners in operational teams.

You may already be familiar with the term and be able to identify aspects of it in you and your team's current practice. We will share ideas and experiences, and during the session you will have the chance to explore what it means for you and your colleagues.

Charges: This course is currently free.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 July 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/189 MCA Training Programme - Module 2: Complex Best Interest Decisions - Zoom Webinar

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED VIRTUALLY BY ZOOM DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION - YOU WILL BE SENT YOUR ZOOM INVITE SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

 IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.



Please note you have to do this training programme in order.
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 £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map