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Code: ASC 20/179 Dementia Positive Approaches (Cancelled)

This course explores the how poor attitudes impact on an individual and community level. This is considered in relation to communication, connection and challenge. In the area of challenge/emotional distress problem solving approaches are explored including life history, reminiscence, supporting identity and the environment.

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1 11 February 2021 10:00 - 16:30 Wandsworth Professional Development Centre Map

Code: ABS/20/0069 Risk Assessment

Acquire the knowledge to establish principles and standards in your work environment to reduce accidents.

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1 11 February 2021 09:45 - 12:30 Wandsworth Town Hall, Room 145 Map

Code: ASC/21/0098 Motivational Interviewing for Managers (Adult Social Care)


Following previous training, this course is a progression in the development of strengths based practices within Adult Social Services

Motivational interviewing is a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change

It is designed to strengthen personal motivation for and commitment to a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person's own reason(s) for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 16 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
3 22 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
4 23 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/0085 AMHP & Older Adults

This one-day course focuses on the medical issues relevant in older age psychiatry and aims to assist AMHPs by giving them detailed information as it applies to this age group.

This course will enable AMHPs to link theory to practice and refresh knowledge of the law. It will improve and enhance their current practice and enable them to utilise their learning when working with, and assessing older adults with mental illness.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Map
2 17 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0276 Introduction/Refresher to the Strengths Based Practice Approach

This session is designed as a foundation training to the principles of strengths-based practice. It looks a why and how  to apply a strenghts based framework to daily practice with service users.

There are two half days, split over different days. The sessions are virtual and on MS Teams. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Map
2 05 March 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0278 Introduction/Refresher to the Strengths Based Practice Approach

This session is designed as a foundation training to the principles of strengths-based practice. It looks a why and how to apply a strenghts based framework to daily practice with service users.

There are two half days, split over different days. The sessions are virtual and on MS Teams. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 February 2021 12:30 - 16:30 Virtual Learning Map
2 05 March 2021 12:30 - 16:30 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/19/0008 Working with people with Co-Existing Mental Health and Substance Misuse Issues

This course aims to give participants increased knowledge and understanding of the key issues and complexities in relation to the presentation of substance use in mental health.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 17 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/0137 Advanced MCA

This is an advanced one day course in MCA. This course is not suitable for participants who do not have any prior knowledge of MCA. It covers common practice challenges and incorporates up to date case law. This course is for DASCPH staff only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 24 February 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0206 Financial Assessment Form Workshop

The course is designed to improve best practice by giving a clear understanding of the requirements and significance of each section of the Financial Assessment form and the consequences of not completing it correctly or in a timely manner.

This is an interactive session providing an opportunity to take an in depth look at the Financial Assessment form and get clarification on areas with might give rise to questions, including reference to mental capacity, deprivation, and debt recovery.

The session will take place via Teams meeting online.  It is for any Council social workers requiring a refresh, new social workers in the SSA and those new to working at Richmond and Wandsworth.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 February 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/0137 Fire Safety Awareness Training (for ASC and Housing Staff)

The aim of this training is to work together with the London Fire Brigade to raise awareness of the characteristics and behaviours that increase fire risk for vulnerable people, and the actions staff can take to reduce that risk.


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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 February 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Map

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