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Code: SGC/19/977 Understanding your role in supporting children and families with Early Help

This ½ day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Partnership Support Team and is targeted at professionals working directly with children and families. Recognising when families need early support is everyone’s responsibility and this multi-agency course aims to give professionals the opportunity to understand more about Early Help and how early intervention can help to improve outcomes for children and their families. This course will also cover basic information about the Early Help/ SAFeh assessment and the processes and procedures for making a referral to South Gloucestershire’s Children’s Services.

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1 05 May 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0537 Understanding Self Harm

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 £60. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 11 May 2020 09:30 - 14:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/1331 Identification, Screening & Brief Intervention (Young people)

This practical and engaging half day course will directly benefit any practitioner working with young people and their families across health, youth, education, criminal justice & social care settings to ‘make every contact count’. Developed in line with best practice, this new approach focusses on the wider issues of substance use, smoking and sexual health. It provides the skills, techniques and tools needed to ask appropriate questions, assess risk, signpost and deliver a brief intervention. This innovative training will enable practitioners to develop their awareness and understanding of:
• Early identification & screening of risky behaviours
• How, why and when to deliver a brief intervention
• How to make the most of the resource pack which includes a tool kit for professionals and an information workbook for young people

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1 16 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/107 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness

Aim - To Equip practitioners with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities regarding issues relating to FGM and safeguarding.

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1 17 June 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/356 Responding to Disclosures of Rape and/or Sexual Abuse

This 1-day course is for people working in an environment that involves disclosures of sexual violence/ sexual abuse. It Covers: - Barriers to disclosure -Current Sexual Violence Legislation -Discussions About Safeguarding -Information about trauma, flashbacks, and grounding techniques -The support needs of survivors of rape and sexual violence - Services that are available for survivors of rape and sexual violence. 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 02 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0538 Understanding Self Harm

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 £60. 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 08 October 2020 09:30 - 14:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/355 Responding to Disclosures of Rape and/or Sexual Abuse

This 1-day course is for people working in an environment that involves disclosures of sexual violence/ sexual abuse. It Covers: - Barriers to disclosure -Current Sexual Violence Legislation -Discussions About Safeguarding -Information about trauma, flashbacks, and grounding techniques -The support needs of survivors of rape and sexual violence - Services that are available for survivors of rape and sexual violence. 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 13 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/108 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness

Aim - To Equip practitioners with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities regarding issues relating to FGM and safeguarding.

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1 20 January 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/030 Responding to Disclosures of Rape and/or Sexual Abuse

This 1-day course is for people working in an environment that involves disclosures of sexual violence/ sexual abuse. It Covers: - Barriers to disclosure -Current Sexual Violence Legislation -Discussions About Safeguarding -Information about trauma, flashbacks, and grounding techniques -The support needs of survivors of rape and sexual violence - Services that are available for survivors of rape and sexual violence. 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 18 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map