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Code: PCC/21/44 Digital Parenting (Cancelled)

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 23 February 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
2 26 February 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
3 02 March 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 09 March 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 16 March 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/2 Introduction to Digital Parenting (Cancelled)

This is an online module with 5 online sessions (1.5 hours each) :  In booking this training you are commiting to attend all 5 sessions.

This series of workshops is aimed at introducing parents and carers to online risks, resilience and raising their understanding of young people’s experiences and perspective. They then examine the significance of social media and digital technologies in young people’s lives and relationships and offers a systematic and evidence-informed approach for safeguarding young people online. 

The aim is to enhance parents and carers digital parenting skills with a focus on early identification of risks, promoting digital resilience and achieving digital well-being in a developmentally appropriate manner. This also offers a practical approach to working with trauma and supporting young people’s positive development. 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 February 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
2 26 February 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
3 02 March 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 09 March 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 16 March 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/7 Team Around Your Portsmouth Child

This course is open to all carers who are new to fostering or those wishing to refresh this training. This training gives carers the opportunity to meet and learn about the roles of the professionals involved in the care of Portsmouth's Looked After Children. This will include members from Portsmouth Virtual School, staff from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and the Participation Team.

This course will be delivered virtually and you will be sent links to attend the training on line.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 March 2021 09:30 - 12:45 Virtual Learning Platform Map
2 20 March 2021 09:30 - 12:45 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/46 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

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/47 Handling of People Course for informal carers and non-agency staff (personal assistants) - pm

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

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 March 2021 13:00 - 16:00 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PRI/21/5 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 18 March 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/252 Parent and Child Training (EVENT FULL)

This one-day Parent and Child Together training course is aimed at foster carers who provide this specialist service and those that support them and aims to prepare and increase confidence within their roles.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 March 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/1 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

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 March 2021 09:30 - 14:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/206 PREVENT Training

Prevent is part of the UK's counter terrorism strategy. This workshop will help participants to identify the issues and preventative measures from the Government strategy aimed at tackling the radicalisation of individuals, both in the UK and elsewhere (stopping people from becoming a terrorist or supporting terrorists or violent extremists).

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 March 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PRI/21/4 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.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 March 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map