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Code: SGC/24/0394 Race Awareness (AM) SGC - ASC & ICS staff only (EVENT FULL)

Please see attached pre-coursework details which must be completed prior to the training session

We have received feedback from the trainers saying that delegates were unable to do the pre learning as the links didn’t work. Numerous testing by EDP, ourselves and the fact that many other colleagues have had no issues, leads us to conclude that the links are all fine.

However, if you are having difficulty accessing these, please let us know well before the course.
  • Increase understanding around race, racism and systemic racism as well as how it manifests in relation to social care specifically
  • Exploring disparities from statistics that have been caused by systemic racism specific to social care and other core English institutions
  • Understanding our own unconscious bias and social conditioning to help us better challenge ourselves, our thoughts and our beliefs
  • A deep dive into white privilege, power & advantage
  • Cultural awareness and how being aware of cultural norms can help us be more culturally competent when supporting people
  • Learning what microaggression are and what we can do to mitigate against them and how to support somebody who has experienced a microaggression
  • Exploring Language the nuances and connotations associated with some outdated terms
  • How to be an anti-racism ally and what this means as an individual, team and organisation

After you have attended the session make your Anti Racism pledge here and course evaluation here

All staff will be offered support where needed by the trainer and the organisation

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1 12 June 2024 10:00 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0335 Basic Clinical Skills - New

Manual handling room 3  Learning and Development building,Southmead Hospital

This workshop is aimed at adult social care staff in South Gloucestershire, working in domiciliary, residential and day care services (statutory sector AND IVP sector agencies)

The course 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 by the facilitator Alfred Puerta Casadevall and the Clinical Skills Team in North Bristol Trust.

Please note this training is held at Southmead Hospital (Learning & Research building in the Science Quarter).


This course is £103.50 to external delegates

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1 13 June 2024 09:00 - 14:00 Southmead Hospital Learning & Research Building Map

Code: SGC/24/0209 Foster Carers Coffee Morning (Yate)

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.

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1 13 June 2024 10:00 - 12:00 Yate Children's Centre (Cranleigh Court) Map

Code: SGC/24/0089 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (AM)


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 £49. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

We are restricting numbers from each organisation to 4 individuals per course.

If you organisation require a large number of individuals to complete this course, then it maybe possible for in house training to be organised.
Please contact HRlearninganddevelopment@southglos.gov.uk with your requirements.

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1 13 June 2024 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0446 See, Hear, Challenge Unacceptable Behaviour (SGC Staff only)

Equality, diversity and inclusion is a council priority. There is a range of courses available to ensure that staff and managers have the knowledge they need to support this. We have now developed a short course specifically around challenging unacceptable behaviour. It is available as a live webinar and in-person session for those who don’t have access to Teams. The course is a pilot and likely to develop as we gather feedback and include additional information.

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Meeting ID: 394 331 083 368
Passcode: dL8qPB

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1 13 June 2024 09:30 - 10:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/24/0442 See, Hear, Challenge Unacceptable Behaviour (SGC Staff only)

Equality, diversity and inclusion is a council priority. There is a range of courses available to ensure that staff and managers have the knowledge they need to support this. We have now developed a short course specifically around challenging unacceptable behaviour. It is available as a live webinar and in-person session for those who don’t have access to Teams. The course is a pilot and likely to develop as we gather feedback and include additional information.

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1 13 June 2024 11:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0174 Advanced Child Protection Update

Please click here to view and download the course handouts

The course resources are available for digital download and storage and for use and reference during or after the event, whichever you prefer.

Also, please be aware that some of the resources contain sensitive content, that you may find upsetting. This training aims to educate and raise awareness, but it can evoke emotional responses, particularly for individuals with personal connections to child or adult bereavements, or the incidents themselves.

If you find the content overwhelming, we encourage you to prioritise your well-being. Take breaks, reflect on your boundaries, and seek support from trusted individuals or professionals as needed. For assistance during or after the training, please reach out to the trainer or your line manager in the first instance, contact Interchange the staff counselling service, or you can also access Thrive.

We are committed to creating an inclusive learning environment and promoting empathy and respect for all.

This course is delivered on behalf of the South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children's Partnership.

Participants should be only those who have already completed the Introduction to Child Protection and Advanced-level of Child Protection training within statutory or setting-related timescales, and who now need to maintain this level of training.

Participants will be expected to have a good working knowledge of safeguarding with experience of statutory and local child protection responsibilities and procedures.

Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgment and the ability to work together co-operatively.

Staff with lead roles in child protection require specialised training in order to carry out their work with abused children and families.

The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.

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1 14 June 2024 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0379 Domestic Abuse Training

Please note that you must be able to attend both sessions in order to complete this training.

This course is deemed Mandatory by the Adult and Childrens Senior Leadership Team. The Learning and Development will be contacting the line managers of South Gloucestershire Council staff to ensure that your work time will be protected (i.e. that you will be deemed ‘unavailable’ to work that day and free of all distractions).

If you are unable to complete both sessions within the course you will be asked to complete both sessions at a future date – it will not be possible to attend your second session on another cohort.

This new 1.5-day training programme is for staff who work with adults, children, young people and families based within statutory and voluntary/independent sector organisations across South Gloucestershire.

The aim of the programme is to promote effective multi-agency working between professionals and organisations aligned to national/local legislation, policy, guidance and best practice. A key focus will therefore be person/child-centred practice that promotes positive outcomes for those who lives are affected by domestic abuse.

The first half-day session will be delivered virtually via MS Teams. This will provide an opportunity to refresh and develop your knowledge base including in relation to the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 and key learning from Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews, Safeguarding Adult Reviews and Domestic Homicide Reviews. The importance of trauma informed practice underpinned by professional curiosity will be explored.
Throughout the session delegates will be encouraged to generously share their practice experience with colleagues, learn from others and move beyond knowledge, understanding and theory to application in their practice.

Delegates must attend day 1 and undertake an individual research/reflective task before attending day 2 of this training.

The second session will be delivered in-person, with a primary focus on exploring, developing and embedding best practice within the landscape of effectively multi-agency/disciplinary working. A broad range of topics will be included, e.g. intersectionality, child-centred practice within a whole family approach, effective risk assessment/monitoring and safety planning, professional self-care.

Throughout the session delegates will be encouraged to generously share their practice experience with colleagues, learn from others and move beyond knowledge, understanding and theory to application in their practice.

The individual learning task, along with active participation in both sessions are integral to the completion of the programme.

If you are from an external organisation and fail to attend one of the sessions you will still be charged for both sessions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 June 2024 09:30 - 14:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 19 June 2024 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0129 Supporting Emotionally-Based School Avoidance (EBSA) in South Gloucestershire

This event is suitable for any professional working CYP/families where the young person is finding school attendance challenging due to their Special Educational Needs and/or emotional needs.

This training is designed to support a range of professionals to understand and respond collaboratively to Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA) needs. The training will focus on early intervention approaches as well as more complex situations.

EBSA toolkit (southglos.gov.uk)


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Meeting ID: 387 415 393 37
Passcode: yC9N6w

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1 18 June 2024 13:00 - 15:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/24/0388 CHILD EXPLOITATION: Sexual, Criminal, Trafficking, County Lines, Online Grooming and Positive Language

CHILD EXPLOITATION: Sexual, Criminal, Trafficking, County Lines, Online Grooming and Positive Language
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By the end of the session will:
• Be able to define and understand child exploitation.
• Be able to identify risk indicators that a child is being/or is at risk of being exploited .
• Have considered which vulnerabilities contribute to a child being at risk of exploitation.
• Understand young people’s behaviours in the context of perpetrators’ abuse.
• Know what safeguarding steps to take if you suspect a child is being exploited.

The course will be delivered by 
Androulla (Andri) Nicolaou 9478
Child Exploitaiton Prevention Officer and Coordinator
CID - TOPAZ

This course will go towards core skill 8 Child Exploitation

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 June 2024 10:00 - 12:00 Patchway Children's Centre Map