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Code: SGC/22/1124 Trauma Awareness and Recovery Training

Trauma can arise from single or multiple events and can be experienced in numerous ways. Trauma can result in significant physical and mental impacts which in turn may have an effect on behaviour, on recovery and on a range of socioeconomic factors that are themselves a risk for poor physical and mental health. As we know from the research and work on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the impact of trauma can have a significant and often lifelong impact; impacts can also be intergenerational.

The importance of a trauma informed and responsive approach has been elevated by the impacts of Covid-19 on children, young people and adults. Covid-19 has exposed significant inequality and had implications on the levels of need in relation to bereavement, financial hardship, mental health, domestic violence and complex safeguarding across the population. The further development of trauma informed approaches across the system is a key part of our recovery and response.

This training session is aimed at managers or staff in any sector who work with adults or children and would like to know more about trauma and it’s impacts on people and how to start thinking about supporting recovery for people who have experienced trauma. Delegates will be given the presentation so that they can deliver the awareness raising sessions in their own settings and teams. The training will also be supported by a resource manual. Once trained, delegates will be invited to join our growing Adversity and Trauma Ambassador Network. Existing Ambassadors can also attend. 

This course is FREE of charge. If you would like to find out more about trauma informed work going on across South Glos and the Adversity and Trauma Ambassador Network, please contact trauma-informed@southglos.gov.uk

Active engagement in these sessions is required so that the facilitator can ensure everyone’s emotional safety. Participants are encouraged to have a named support person they can contact if they need emotional support at any point during the training.

*This is a free 1 day course*

Please note - We will send you a Microsoft Teams invite/link a few days before the training.

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1 05 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0886 Children and Young People’s Mental Health Awareness Webinar (Parent Session)

This session will be run by Phil Matthews on Zoom

The session offers an introduction to children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.

It will cover what mental health is, spotting early warning signs, what we can do to support young people and the Action for Happiness

The session will also look at self-care for you as parents and carers

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1 06 December 2022 19:30 - 21:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0236 Working with Parents through Child Exploitation

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Meeting ID: 834 3781 7034
Passcode: 886308

Test your knowledge before you attend the training! (SGC employees only) https://www.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/ 
 
This one day course gives practitioners who are working with parents and their families practical appraoches, tools and resources to use directly with them. It will also give practitioners an insight into how parents are coping and feeling and it will explore effective ways to support them.

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1 08 December 2022 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/1286 ASYE Academy - Direct Work Tools Session (Dev Hub)

Direct Work Tools

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1 09 December 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/1270 Introduction to Child Protection (DHSWs ONLY)

Please click here to view and download the course handouts. Please complete the 'quiz' prior to attending this event.

This training session will cover: The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed What signs to look out for How ACE's impact families and children Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place The role of early help Appropriate information sharing Responding to allegations

Requirements for training via Zoom:

  • Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training
  • Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session
  • On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.


Requirements for face-to-face training:

  • Participants must arrive on time and allow time for parking.
  • Participants should attend the full training day, participants should be rebook for a different date if they are unable to attend the full day.
  • Please print any handouts attached to this event and bring them along with you to the session.

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1 12 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/1157 Signs of Safety - Finding family networks Bite size session

Signs of Safety- Bitesize session- Finding family networks
A 2 hour bitesize session for people working with children and families in South Gloucestershire to be able to explore and gain confidence in finding family networks to increase connection, belonging, life- long links for children and young people.

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1 12 December 2022 13:00 - 15:00 Badminton Road F1001 Map

Code: SGC/22/0239 Capturing the Views & Wishes of Disabled Children

PLEASE NOTE: YOUR JOINING INSTRUCTIONS AND ANY TRAINING MATERIALS ARE ATTACHED TO THIS EVENT. IF YOU ARE SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL STAFF, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A ZOOM LICENSE BY COMPLETING THIS FORM.

PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU CAN ACCESS ZOOM PRIOR TO THIS EVENT. WE ASK THAT ALL USERS ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO JOIN THIS EVENT ON THE DAY.

By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer.

The need to successfully capture the views and wishes of children is a concept that is both philosophically shared as well as embedded in legislation. Those of us working with disabled children need to draw on a skills base of creativity, flexibility and advocacy in order to ensure the voice of each child is captured, valued and used to influence and enhance the quantity of disabled children's lives and experiences.

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1 13 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0229 Raising Awareness of Child Exploitation - A Contextual Safeguarding Approach (EVENT FULL)

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Meeting ID: 820 1015 0923
Passcode: 590549

Test your knowledge before you attend the training! (SGC employees only) https://www.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/

This is a one day course that raises practitioners awareness to what child sexual exploitation is, what child criminal exploitation is and county lines. It will give practitioners an understanding of what signs to look out for, what contextual safeguarding is and how we are trying to tackle exploitation.

Requirements for training via Zoom:

  • Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training
  • Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session
  • On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.


Requirements for face-to-face training:

  • Participants must arrive on time and allow time for parking.
  • Participants should attend the full training day, participants should be rebook for a different date if they are unable to attend the full day.
  • Please print any handouts attached to this event and bring them along with you to the session.

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1 13 December 2022 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/1262 Signs of Safety - Bitesize session - words and pictures

This bitesize session is for people working with children and families in South Gloucestershire to be able to explore and gain confidence in creating words and picture explanations for children and families.

Please note: All attendees must have already attended Signs of Safety Awareness session or Signs of Safety 2 day training to be able to attend this course.


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1 13 December 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Badminton Road G15 Map

Code: SGC/22/0123 Signs of Safety 2 Day Introduction

This training is for people who will be using the Signs of Safety approach in their day-to-day work with children, young people and their families or carers. It is also relevant for people who will be supervising others who are using the approach. The two day Signs of Safety Introduction training is provided by accredited external trainers and places are limited. Key Integrated Children's Services staff to attend are those who chair key meetings and who undertake statutory assessments gathering information from other agencies and where the outcome has a considerable impact on the life of a child/family.
Course Duration: Two days
Course Aims: This training provides practitioners and managers with the skills and knowledge to be able to start to use the Signs of Safety approach in their practice.

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1 20 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 21 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map