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33 courses found

Code: PRI/20/12 Resilience Awareness for Foster Carers (Cancelled)

Course outline:
Change in our workplace has become the norm as we face new and bigger challenges. When things don’t go as planned, or something unexpected happens, our ability to bounce back, individually and collectively is put to the test. Our ability to handle the pressures of work has a strong correlation with the likelihood of future success. For this reason, it’s important to develop a set of resilience skills. This 4-hour workshop will give you practical techniques to enhance your personal resilience. It will help you develop resiliency skills in yourself and others that enable to you to develop helpful beliefs learn from setbacks and move on constructively.
Who is the course for?
All Foster Carers in their continuing professional development stage or sooner if needed
What does the course cover?
The course examines the beliefs of resilient people, our emotional and physical reactions to pressure and how our default beliefs and behaviour affects our resilience.
The course offers practical, learnable tools and techniques that will help you raise your thought awareness and build resilience in yourself and others.

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1 24 September 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/56 Caring For Traumatised Children: Looking After Ourselves (Cancelled)

This course is for Foster Carers, SGO Carers and Adoptive Parents and offers helpful coping tools to manage stress and promote relaxation.

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1 01 October 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/61 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.

 

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1 03 October 2020 10:00 - 12:00 WEBINAR Map

Code: PRI/20/6 Safer Care (Cancelled)

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.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 October 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/17 Introduction to Safeguarding (Cancelled)

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.


By the end of the course, participants should be able to:


• Name and define the categories of abuse


• Recognise some of the possible signs of abuse


• Support children and young people through disclosure


• Identify the roles and responsibilities of different agencies involved in Safeguarding and Child Protection


• Outline briefly the main points of the 4 LSCB Safeguarding Procedures 2007

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 October 2020 09:30 - 14:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/24 Preparation for Permanence (Cancelled)

Preparation for Permanence Target Group


All carers. Please note that this revised course content includes moving children onto adoption.


By the end of the course, participants should be able to:


• Demonstrate an understanding of the process of moving children onto an adoption placement and explain the effects on all parties
• Recognise the crucial role of Foster Carers working in partnership in this process
• Outline the theoretical basics of attachment building and its application to adoption
• Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of Life Story Work
• Acknowledge and explore own feelings in relation to moving on


CWDC Outcomes: 1.1ab, 1.2b, 1.3ab, 2.1b, 2.2ab, 2.3a, 2.4abc, 4.4b, 4.5b, 5.1abc, 5.2a, 5.3a, 5.4c, 5.6abc, 6.5a, 7.1ab, 7.2a and 7.3bcde

 

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1 08 October 2020 10:00 - 14:00 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/20/594 Basic Awareness of Children who Display HSB (AIM Introductory Course) (Cancelled)

Harmful sexual behaviours (HSB) can provoke considerable anxiety in parent/carers and porfessionals. This one day course aims to demystify this whole area of work, increase awareness and empower carers and professionals to use transferable skills when manageing children and young people who present with HSB.

The training will provide professionals with a theoretical background about the development of sexual behaviour problems, and guidance on what works. It will also consider the impact on adults who are trying to manage a child or young person displaying HSB.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/35 Emergency Paediatric First Aid (Foster Care)

This course focuses on all aspects of First Aid and is ideal for anyone who would like to know what to do if faced with a serious medical emergency. This course is certified by Qualsafe and there is a requirement for training of at least 6 hours to meet the accreditation. You will therefore not be able to leave this training early because there is an assessment at the end of the course. You will need to make child care arrangements accordingly.

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1 12 October 2020 09:15 - 17:00 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PCC/20/275 Manager Essentials (Cancelled)

This is an informal event primarily to help new managers build their know-how and confidence in the challenges of management.

Attendees will bring a question or an issue of concern which will be discussed by the peers in the group with the leader facilitating.

If you don't have a question or issue to bring, you are still welcome to attend to participate in the conversations.

 

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1 12 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Britannia Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/36 Paediatric First Aid (Foster Care)

This two day course will prepare you when faced with a serious medical emergency. This course is certified by Qualsafe and there is a minimum attendance requirement to meet the accreditation. You will therefore not be able to leave this training early because there is an assessment at the end of the course. You will need to make child care arrangements for both days accordingly.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 October 2020 09:15 - 16:30 Nelson Training Room Map
2 14 October 2020 09:15 - 16:30 Nelson Training Room Map