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46 courses found

Code: PRI/20/54 Caring for Traumatised Children: Anxiety and Self-harm

This course is for Foster carers, SGO carers and Adoptive Parents and will help participants to understand the presentation of anxiety and distress in children and young people. The course will provide some helpful strategies to support children and young people manage these feelings.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/28 Fostering Changes (Cancelled)

The Fostering Changes programme has been developed by Kings College in London and helps Carers to gain in depth understanding and skills to manage placements for looked after children.
It is held over 6 sessions delivered over 6 weeks.
The programme is based on different underlying theories such as attachment and social learning theories but is also very practical and gives Carers the opportunity to practice new skills and techniques both in the sessions and at home.
The Course will be run by the supervising social workers Andrea Peters and Cheryl Campbell who are both trained facilitators.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 June 2020 10:00 - 13:30 Nelson Training Room Map
2 12 June 2020 10:00 - 13:30 Nelson Training Room Map
3 19 June 2020 10:00 - 13:30 Collingwood Training Room Map
4 26 June 2020 10:00 - 13:30 Collingwood Training Room Map
5 03 July 2020 10:00 - 13:30 Collingwood Training Room Map
6 10 July 2020 10:00 - 13:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PCC/19/997 Manual handling of loads (health and safety) (Cancelled)

Practical course aimed at teaching correct load handling techniques to staff

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 July 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/32 Forming Good Attachments (Cancelled)

Forming Good Attachments Target Group
All carers within their probationary year induction period. All other carers who need an update on policy, practice and research.


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


• Outline how attachments are formed


• Identify how disruptions experienced by children impact on them


• Explain how an inability to form attachments manifests itself


• Devise strategies to repair and re-establish attachments, use them, and transfer them as necessary

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

Code: PRI/20/16 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 15 July 2020 09:30 - 14:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PCC/20/274 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 August 2020 14:00 - 15:30 Britannia Training Room Map

Code: PCC/19/1004 Risk assessment - work activities (health and safety) (Cancelled)

Practical course aimed at understanding and completing work-activity risk assessments using the corporate risk assessment forms and guidance document

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 August 2020 09:00 - 12:30 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PCC/20/260 Increasing Personal Impact

This new course for all staff explores what it takes to make the most of our abilities so that we achieve what we want, whilst being true to our values. The course will be loosely structures around the first three habits of Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People:

1. Be proactive

2. Begin with the end in mind

3. Put first things first

The training will be highly interactive with opportunities for personal reflection and action planning.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Endeavour Training Room Map

Code: PRI/19/59 Managing Challenging Behaviour

All carers and supported lodgings carers within their Induction period. Residential staff, social services assistants and newly qualified social workers. 

This course is led by Calvin George, a residential services manager. 

This course builds upon the basic knowledge and skills covered in the Understanding Behaviour training. Prior completion of Understanding Behaviour is therefore a requirement for attendance on this training.

Course participants will consider techniques for managing more challenging behaviour.

 

Contributes to the training, support and developments standards 2, 4, 5, 7.  

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2020 09:30 - 14:30 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PRI/20/55 Caring for Traumatised Children: Sexual Development

This course is for Foster Carers, SGO Carers and Adoptive Parents. It covers the parameters of normal sexual development and will enable delegates to be able to recognise potentially harmful behaviours.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 September 2020 16:30 - 19:30 Gatcombe House Map