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Code: SGC/21/0946 Understanding Self Harm (EVENT FULL)

This blended half day course has been developed in direct response to the current Covid 19 situation, and is designed specifically for online delivery to smaller groups of participants. It covers what self-harm is, and why people might hurt themselves, as well as providing space to think about what a helpful response to someone who has hurt themselves might be. It has a strong emphasis on bringing the voices of people who use self-harm to the virtual room, and provides space and time for reflection. This course has been developed to either stand alone or complement others in a series of events, and utilises a range of tools to offer a participative online training experience.

Worksheets, handouts and copies of the presentation will be available to complement learning.

Our expertise: Self-Injury Support has 30 years’ experience in delivering high quality self-harm education to a wide variety of settings and participants. Our approach is participative and reflective, and is focussed on bringing the voice of people who use self-harm into the room, building empathy and confidence for supporters.

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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 22 September 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0599 Hoarding and Self-Neglect (Zoom)

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This practice-based course looks in depth at an issue that is commonly encountered by mental health practitioners and social workers and which has no easy answers. It gives an opportunity to review the relevance of the Mental Health Act & Mental Capacity Act, the Care Act 2014 and the involvement of environmental health, and to discuss local issues.

Please note:  there will be a 15 min break AM + PM and at least a 50 min lunch break.

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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 29 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0957 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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1 30 September 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0871 Part 3: Understanding And Responding to Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse

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Suitable For: All health and social care professionals who work with individuals on an
ongoing basis who are or may be perpetrating domestic abuse.

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1 04 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0412 Recognising & Responding to Organisational Abuse & Neglect (Previously Managing & Preventing Organisational Abuse)



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.X

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

Code: SGC/21/0250 Effective Multi-Agency Working In Adult Safeguarding (EVENT FULL)

Please note when signing up for this training session you are agreeing for your email address to be sent to Helen Holly (Central Training) who will be sending you your MS Teams Invite and Handouts.


YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND THE "RAISING SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS" (previously ALERTER) COURSE BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP.

Safeguarding Adults is a high priority aspect of the social/healthcare task. The role of a manager/practitioner in ensuring that staff respond appropriately to a safeguarding concern is vital. These staff also need to be confident about their own responsibilities in safeguarding adults, and responding appropriately to concerns about a person’s safety. This 1-day course will assist managers/supervisors, Social Workers/OTs and other practitioners including in healthcare be clear about their role, how Making Safeguarding Personal impacts on it, and how to make decisions about what to do next.

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 14 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0576 Undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries - for South Glos practitioners (Qualified Social Workers & OTs, Senior Practitioners, Team Managers only)

This 3-hour webinar is specifically for all council-employed Adult Social Care practitioners: Social Workers, OTs, Senior Practitioners, Team & Service Managers.
It is a “core” internal training course which builds on and complements the existing multi-agency Safeguarding Adults training programmes that provide a foundation of knowledge and skills.

The course will enable all adult social care practitioners in South Glos Council to:

1. Update their understanding of the legal duties and principles in relation to safeguarding adults (e.g. within the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act).

2. Increase their confidence to work to national and local expectations and processes for safeguarding adults.

3. Refresh and refine their skills and knowledge around working with risk, effective decision-making and communication to promote confidence in adult safeguarding.

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1 14 October 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0131 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (AM) (EVENT FULL)



The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board. 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 19 October 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0132 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (PM)

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board. 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 19 October 2021 13:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0887 Part 1: Understanding And Responding To Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control (EVENT FULL)

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This is a virtual course delivered by Sarah Wigley, commissioned on behalf of the South Glos Safeguarding Adults Board. 

Suitable For: All health and social care professionals who come into contact with people who may be experiencing domestic abuse.

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1 05 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map