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Code: SGC/24/0235 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) - Mod 3: Deprivation & Detainment (EVENT FULL)


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

SGC staff only:
Additional learning resources here: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty (Sway resource)
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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.

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.


The standard charge for this course is £49. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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1 03 July 2024 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0472 Child Criminal Exploitation, Knife Crime, Online safety and Drugs Misuse Seminar

This will be an opportunity to: -

• Learn about knife crime and receive information and advice.
• Learn about criminal exploitation of young people to help recognise and spot the signs that someone is being groomed.
• Understand how criminal exploitation effects individuals and their families.
• Understand the laws associated with county lines involvement and identify where to go for additional help and support.

These engaging sessions will involve power point delivery, video clip resources and a question-and-answer session.

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1 04 July 2024 11:00 - 13:30 Kingswood Children's Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0226 Complex Case Analysis and Interventions

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Meeting ID: 843 2929 8923
Passcode: 994456

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This workshop will provide attendees with a practice-rich day with a focus on breaking down and planning interventions for challenging cases. Those attending will be given an opportunity to explore 'live' cases with Richard Rose, who will offer guidance and practical tasks to support your work. In preparation for this training, those that have registered to attend will be invited to send specific anonymous case issues to be explored during the workshop. The programme will provide opportunities to share experiences, learn from colleagues and engage with credible strategies to promote protection, safeguarding and wellbeing for children and their families and carers.

The workshop will include theory, child development, assessment approaches and life case discussions.
Who Should Attend?: This training is aimed specifically at practitioners undertaking and supporting direct complex case work with children and young people within the community services sector.

The workshop will be led by Richard Rose, Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services Ltd (CTIS) which seeks to engage with children affected by early life trauma and to help them achieve their full potential. Richard undertakes consultancy and training on Life Story Therapy and working with 'hard to reach' children and adolescents and develops academic training programmes in the UK and internationally. Prior to founding CTIS in 2011, Richard worked in the UK in local authority child protection and in the highly regarded residential therapeutic treatment agency SACCS, including four years as the Clinical Practice Director of the Mary Walsh Institute. Throughout his career, Richard has worked with children and their carers in out of home care and family placements, with the aim of enabling placements to become healthy and nurturing through enhanced understanding and attachment. He is the author of three books including Life Story Therapy: A new therapy for traumatised children – A model for practice, published in 2012 and Innovative Therapeutic Life Story Work 2017. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University.

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1 08 July 2024 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/24/0269 Foster Carers Coffee Morning (Patchway) (Cancelled)


The Purpose for the support groups



We realise that fostering can be really difficult at times. Perhaps the only people who really understand it are other foster carers and so therefore we want to give you a place to meet up.

There will be biscuits and/or cake, coffee, tea, and an opportunity for an informal chat at all of the meetings.

Although these will be informal meetings, each session will have a brief agenda, attendance list, and agreed group rules. This is to help those who don’t know anyone and feel awkward about coming along to a new meeting, to feel that they won’t be left alone on the side-lines.

Sometimes there will be speakers and topics as requested by the group, this will hopefully make it as relevant to your fostering as you like.

These sessions should be recorded on your Personal Development Plan (PDP).

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1 08 July 2024 10:00 - 12:00 Patchway Children's Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0265 Principles of Strength-based Practice

Please note: By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send the invitation to you.

Please join the meeting prior to the 9.30 start, so you have time to check that the technology is working.

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.

The session will explore how strength-based practice fits with professional values, the legal framework and the role of Adult Social Care in 2023. We will look at the theoretical basis for strengths-based approaches, current and past. Delegates will share examples of their current practice as well as exploring the use and benefits of strengths-based questions/interventions in assessment, care & support planning, review and adult safeguarding conversations with adults and carers to focus on wellbeing, outcomes and creative solutions to meet need.

Session 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

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1 08 July 2024 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/24/0435 Self-Harm Awareness-for professionals that work with children and young people

The session will aim to build a better understanding of what self-harm is, why people turn towards self-harm behaviours and what signs and indicators there are for self-harm behaviours.

The course will also help you to develop understanding around helping to support someone who is self-harming and best practice response.

The key aim is to build confidence, reduce stigma and create a better response to individuals who self-harm.

The trainer has requested that attendees have their cameras on during the session to ensure attendance and help with engagement.

The session will be interactive – with lots of opportunities for discussion.

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1 08 July 2024 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/24/0239 Signs of Safety - Bitesize Session - Words and Pictures

A session 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 08 July 2024 13:30 - 15:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0391 Bitesize Threshold Workshop - A short workshop for all professionals working with children in South Gloucestershire to explore thresholds

Bitesize Threshold Workshop

A short workshop for all professionals working with children in South Gloucestershire to explore thresholds

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1 09 July 2024 15:00 - 16:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/24/0474 E-Safety for Foster Carers, Adopters and Special Guardians

Felix Lester, who is the Cyber Protect Officer in Avon and Somerset Police, is going to come and deliver a presentation that will give an outline about apps, the risks, highlighting online offences and how they’re committed and providing advice and signposts to further support.


Proposed Content:
• Overview of online risks.
• Exploitation of children online.
• Technical protective and safety measures available.
• Top tips on starting a conversation with your child about the internet and how to work together to use the internet safely.

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1 09 July 2024 10:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0147 Exploitation of Adults (EVENT FULL)

Exploitation happens when someone has power and control over another person. They take advantage of another person’s vulnerability to make money, improve their status or gain control. In order to gain control and power they will groom the victim. The way they do this is by befriending them. This could be by buying them gifts or by giving them money, alcohol or drugs. They could also make them feel special and give them a group to belong to. Perpetrators will target a person’s vulnerability, whether they are children or adults, and will try to isolate the victim to make them depend on the perpetrator.

Adult Exploitation is an extremely important issue for anyone working with vulnerable adults. Exploitation can effect a wide range of people in very many different ways. It is an issue that needs to be understood by professionals so they know who might be more vulnerable to being exploited, what to look out for when they are working with vulnerable people and what to do if they are concerned that someone they are working with may be a victim of exploitation.

It can sometimes be really hard for a victim to know and understand that they are a victim of exploitation, as the perpetrator could be regarded as a friend. It can be very hard for the victim to disclose that they are being abused as they are being controlled by the perpetrator and they rely on them for help and support. If professionals are aware of the warning signs and risk indicators then they may be able to see the signs before the victim is aware of what may be happening. It is important to flag up early signs of exploitation so that a multi-agency approach can be put into place. This would include police who could then try and spot any criminal offences being carried out by the perpetrator and the possibility of any emerging patterns such as organised crime and exploitation rings.

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Meeting ID: 843 6293 6455
Passcode: 862478

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 July 2024 09:30 - 16:00 Webinar: Zoom Map