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62 courses found

Code: PRI/21/17 Safer Care

Safer Care Target Group:


All newly approved carers, as soon after approval as possible. All other carers who need an update on policy, practice and research.

This course will look at why it is important to think about Safe Care in relation to foster carers, their families and wider networks, ensuring children and young people in care are safe in a family environment.

 

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1 15 May 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/10 Contact with Birth Families

Who should attend?


All newly approved carers, as soon after approval as possible. All other carers who need an update on understanding the issues involved in planning and managing contact.
Who is running this course?


A trainer from Reconstruct, they have experience of delivering this course to Foster Carers

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1 18 May 2021 09:30 - 14:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/379 Responding to Domestic Abuse

To increase awareness, understanding and response to victims of domestic abuse.

NB: E-Learning will need to be completed prior to attending the course.

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1 18 May 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/12 Positive Behaviour Support - Next Steps (Advanced Course) (Cancelled)

This course will follow on from the PBS awareness training. It will support staff to further their skills and competences when working with people who can challenge in order to promote positive behavioural support which will enhance the quality of life for the service users whom they work with.

Who should attend?
People who attended the PBS awareness training.

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1 20 May 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PRI/21/47 Relationships and Sex Education

All carers and Lodgings carers, residential staff and social workers.

 

By the end of the course participants should be able to - 

Demonstrate knowledge of key issues and local policy on S.R.E, including the principle of 'delay'

Consider their own values and attitudes.

Develop skills to communicate with children looked after about their sexual health needs and put these into practice.

Give information on use of contraceptives and the signs and symptoms of common STIs.

 

Contributes to the training, support and development standards 3, 4, 5, 6. 

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1 26 May 2021 18:00 - 20:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/24 Training , Support and Development Standards (TSDS)

This workshop is for all foster carers who have not completed their TSDS and would like some guidance and support. Everyone is welcome and we will endeavour to support you in every way we can to ensure you are able to completed the standards in time for your next panel. 

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1 26 May 2021 19:30 - 21:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/40 Training , Support and Development Standards (TSDS) AM

This workshop is for all foster carers who have not completed their TSDS and would like some guidance and support. Everyone is welcome and we will endeavour to support you in every way we can to ensure you are able to completed the standards in time for your next panel. 

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1 26 May 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/556 Handling of People Course for informal carers and non-agency staff (personal assistants)

1. Theory
• Posture Awareness: Anatomy and physiology of the back to explain occurrence of back pain and significance of the 5 principles of handling to maintain spine in line (posture, head, elbows, knees, feet)
• Information about the manual handling legislation, manual handling risk assessment processes and documentation
• The definition of core, controversial, condemned techniques

2. Practical
• Demonstrations and practice of handling techniques


1. The morning session (09.30 - 12.30) will provide basic handling skills to transfer a person from one seated position to another seated position and to get a person off the floor.
The theory will be covered and then the following techniques, involving minimal assistance will be demonstrated, with opportunity to practice:

a. Transferring from one seated position to another
• Independently with verbal prompting
• Physical assistance with a variety of standing aids for example Rotundas and Stedys.

b. Getting off the floor
• Independently with verbal prompting
• Using the Mangar Elk (inflatable cushion

2. Those requiring more complex handling skills can stay for the afternoon session (13.00 - 16.00); this will include techniques to reposition in bed and using hoists

 

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1 27 May 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/291 Digital Parenting

This series of short workshops is aimed at introducing parents and carers to online risks and resilience and raising their understanding of young people’s experiences and perspective. The module then examines the significance of social media and digital technologies in young people’s lives and relationships and offers a systematic and evidence-informed approach or safeguarding young people online. In particular, this module covers the following topics in relation to digital parenting:

? The changing context of parenting and parental responsibility
? Learning about and understanding the experiences of young people
? Young people’s understanding of online risks and online harm
? Digital parenting and online risks, harm and resilience
? Young people’s online identities, relationships & social hierarchies
? Changing the conversation: 10 Cs framework & tools for parenting
? 10 Cs: A restorative & trauma-informed approach to parenting
? Using the 10 Cs framework to work with and support young people
? Managing online risks & enhancing young people’s digital resilience

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 June 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
2 10 June 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
3 14 June 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 17 June 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 25 June 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/12 Introduction to Safeguarding

Introduction to Safeguarding - Target Group:


All newly approved carers, as soon after approval as possible. All other carers who need an update on the basics of policy, practice and research.


This course is mandatory for all foster carers and those working with under 18’s. In order to keep children safe key adults need to be able to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect. It is also vital that the reporting and recording process is fully understood.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 June 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map