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Code: SGC/22/0309 Assertiveness Skills Workshop

Assertiveness is a life-skill which enables us to communicate our wants and needs and gain information from others about theirs too. This webinar builds on the e-learning package of the same name to provide a safe space to develop your knowledge and practice your skills.

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Please note: You must complete the Assertiveness Skills e-module and the 'Pre-Course Work Assertiveness Checkpoint' before attending this course. You can find the e-module here and the 'Pre-Course Work Assertiveness Checkpoint' is attatched to your booking email.

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1 11 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0050 E-Safety for Foster Carers, Adopters and Special Guardians

Drew Jefferies, 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.

I will be meeting with Drew in June to finalise the content of the course, so if you have any particular requests, please could you email them to me catherine.charlton@southglos.gov.uk before the 8th June.

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 11 January 2022 19:00 - 21:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0087 FCSG: Evening Group ( Formally Geographical area 1)


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 11 January 2022 19:00 - 20:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0893 FCSG: Support Group for carers caring for children with additional needs.


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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 January 2022 19:00 - 21:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0094 Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery – Awareness training



If you are a South Glos employee you must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)

In your work with the public, would you know how to spot the signs of human trafficking and modern slavery? - Would you know what to do about it? Did you know that public authorities have a statutory duty to notify the home office under Section 52 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015?

The training covers:

• What trafficking and slavery are
• Nature and scale of the issue – nationally, regionally, locally
• Types of trafficking and slavery and how to identify them
• Legal definitions
• Working with potential victims
• Victim and survivors perspective
• How to interview and engage with vulnerable persons, safeguarding approach
• The National Referral Mechanism – what it is and completing it
• Processes to follow and things to consider
• Your agencies responsibilities
• Case studies and practice identifying potential victims.

Please note this course is free of charge for South Glos employees and those organisations who contribute to the South Glos Safeguarding Board. For anyone else there is a £30 charge.

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1 11 January 2022 13:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0011 INTRODUCTION TO CHILD PROTECTION (EVENT FULL)

WE WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED AS TO WHETHER THIS TRAINING SESSION CAN BE DELIVERED FACE TO FACE SAFELY OR REMAIN AS A ZOOM SESSION .

ZOOM INVITES WILL BE SENT OUT SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.

This 4 hour virtual inter-agency 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

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1 11 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0002 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Essentials for Care Workers

This assessed training course provides Care Workers with the essential skills and knowledge to apply and comply with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 when carrying out their role. The MCA applies to every health and social care worker who is involved in the care, treatment or support of people who are unable to make all or some decisions themselves. Care Quality Commission Inspectors are increasingly asking care workers to explain their responsibilities under the MCA. The MCA provides legal protection from liability for carrying out care and treatment of people who lack capacity to consent, provided that care workers: Understand the principles of the MCA Have carried out a capacity assessment and reasonably believe that the person lacks capacity Reasonably believe the action they have taken is in the best interests of the person. How the training course works: Attend a workshop Submit brief evidence of how you have applied your learning in the workplace Receive feedback on your work which is shared with your employer Once you have achieved the required standard for compliance and good practice in line with the MCA code of practice you will be awarded a Mental Capacity Essentials Training Certificate.

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1 11 January 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1386 Mosaic Training - Adults Advanced AM1

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the 'Mosaic Training - Adults Intermediate' session **

During this session your trainer will provide you with an introduction to Mosaic workflow and on how to complete and progress work within Mosaic. You’ll also get the opportunity to work through a Mosaic workflow process that you’ll be using in your day to day role.

This is a trainer-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the Mosaic Training Database.

** Users will not receive Mosaic login details on Go-Live day if this course has not been completed **

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1 11 January 2022 09:00 - 12:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1425 Mosaic Training - Adults Advanced AM2

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the 'Mosaic Training - Adults Intermediate' session **

During this session your trainer will provide you with an introduction to Mosaic workflow and on how to complete and progress work within Mosaic. You’ll also get the opportunity to work through a Mosaic workflow process that you’ll be using in your day to day role.

This is a trainer-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the Mosaic Training Database.

** Users will not receive Mosaic login details on Go-Live day if this course has not been completed **

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 January 2022 09:00 - 12:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1397 Mosaic Training - Adults Advanced PM1

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the 'Mosaic Training - Adults Intermediate' session **

During this session your trainer will provide you with an introduction to Mosaic workflow and on how to complete and progress work within Mosaic. You’ll also get the opportunity to work through a Mosaic workflow process that you’ll be using in your day to day role.

This is a trainer-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the Mosaic Training Database.

** Users will not receive Mosaic login details on Go-Live day if this course has not been completed **

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 January 2022 13:30 - 17:00 Online Learning Map