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Code: SGC/20/0455 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - PM (Cancelled)

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 29 April 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/128 Recruitment Skills Workshop (South Glos Staff Only) (Cancelled)

A one day interactive workshop which builds on the mandatory Recruitment & Selection e-module (Search Events/Online learning), which must be completed before attending this course. The workshop is intended for South Gloucestershire Council employees who are currently recruiting and enables them to design and practice all stages of their recruitment process.

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1 29 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/140 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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1 29 April 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/141 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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1 29 April 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/284 Early Intervention Network (cf) (Cancelled)

This network is for SENCOs and Childminders.


These network sessions will provide childminders and setting SENCOs with:

· Up to date information about national and local initiatives regarding SEND.
· Opportunities to share professional discussions and dialogue on an identified topic or theme for the evening.
· Opportunities for practitioners to update their knowledge and share practice on SEND.

Each series of meeting will have a spotlight on a particular aspect of SEND. This may include a speaker and will provide practitioners with opportunities for professional discussion and dialogue. The focus of the meeting will be posted on the VLE one month prior to the meeting taking place.

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1 30 April 2020 18:00 - 20:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/20/0515 Mental Health First Aid (EVENT FULL)

Mental Health First Aid is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained. Mental Health First Aid does not teach people to be therapists. However, it does teach people how to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems, how to provide initial help and how to guide a person towards appropriate help. The course is aimed at anyone with an interest in promoting positive emotional and mental health.

This course is currently free to everyone.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 01 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/103 The FREEDOM Method (EVENT FULL)

The FREEDOM method Personal Development Model® is designed to help you build confidence, wellbeing and achieve your personal and professional goals. This interactive one day workshop will teach you the stages of the model and give you an opportunity to work on your goals throughout the day. The group is then encouraged to provide you with 99 days of ongoing informal support and encouragement to achieve your goals.

Please note if you have previously attended Women in Leadership, this workshop covers the same model of the Freedom method.

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1 30 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/309 Tuning into your Two Year Olds (cf) (Cancelled)

This 4-part course is suitable for all practitioners working with 2 – 3 year olds who would like the opportunity to network with other practitioners in a similar role, to share good practice and partake in quality professional discussions.

Two year olds have an appetite for acquiring knowledge and skills at a rate that we find incredible but that we don’t always understand. This course will give you practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence in providing an environment that really fosters the natural curiosity and energy that two year olds express.

This is a four part course which will also involve a ‘gap task’ for you to practise new knowledge and skills learnt.

Session 1: Building a two year old’s brain – explore aspects of child development and how the brain is a vital part of that development.

Session 2: How to provide playful experiences that support children’s creativity.

Session 3: How the prime areas of development are the foundation for children’s learning in the future.

Session 4: Reflection on previous learning and to understand the importance of analysing observations and making accurate judgement when completing the Progress Check at 2.


No charge for Ofsted registered South Glos settings
£150 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy



NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 April 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 04 June 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 03 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
4 17 September 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/0608 Youth Mental Health First Aid (2 day) (Cancelled)

Youth Mental Health First Aid will teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and stop a mental health issue from getting worse. Our courses won't teach you to be a therapist - but just like physical first aid, we will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 01 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/1033 Administration of Medication (Cancelled)

This half day course follows CQC requirements on the administration of medication. It includes trainer presentation, discussion, and a short multiple-choice assessment at the end to check the information has been retained by participants. Relevant handouts/paperwork will be provided. This course is aimed at any adult social care staff in South Gloucestershire, working in domiciliary, residential and day care services (statutory sector AND IVP sector agencies).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 May 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Southmead Hospital Map