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Code: ASC 20/145 Safeguarding Level 1 (Adults) (Cancelled)

This course provides a basic overview of safeguarding and key roles and responsibilities. It provides a basic introduction into the law, and types of abuse. It covers what constitutes harm, identifying also restrictive practices.  Prevention and positive practice is also covered, and details of how to deal with disclosure.

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1 29 March 2021 10:00 - 16:30 Wandsworth Professional Development Centre Map

Code: SCB/20/0070 Supporting Prisoners Families Through Lockdown & Beyond - Virtual event

Research shows us that traumatic childhood experiences can have a profound impact on many different areas of functioning attachment, biological, sensory, physiology, social, emotional and psychological. Children of prisoners are 3 times more likely to have mental health issues and boys with a father in prison are twice a likely to offend (CREST 2019)

This training will raise your awareness of the needs of children and young people and their families impacted by a family member in prison.

If we are to best meet the needs of young people and minimise the risk of further trauma, a thorough understanding
of the benefits of a positive prison response to families is required.

This course will: Develop an understanding of the impact of parental offending on childhood trauma
Provide a forum to develop skills and nurture children and young people who feel ashamed, have to keep secrets may be experiencing financial difficulties and emotional distress. This course will provide attendees with access to local resources to support children and families with a family member in prison.

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1 31 March 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0211 Safeguarding Adult Manager (SAM) Training

This course is for all managers and principle social workers and aims to develop their skills in chairing safeguarding case conferences and safeguarding case conference reviews, in line with Richmond and Wandsworth's Inter Agency Policy and Procedures.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 08 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
3 09 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
4 12 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0199 Care Act, Wellbeing Principle and Eligibility

This course is aimed at individuals that are responsible for undertaking assessments of need. It outlines the responsibilities of the Care Act, clarifying ‘proportionate and appropriate’ assessments. It considers the wellbeing domains and uses case studies to identify how eligibility can be applied. It defines strength-based assessments and their role in preventing and delaying care and support needs.

Please note that there are two modules to this course - one compliments the other but it is not essential to attend both. This is the first module and the second module is called Care Act, Wellbeing Principle and Support Planning.  If you would like to attend the second module, please book onto this separately.

This course is for Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health (DASCPH), local authority staff only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 20 April 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0243 Advanced MCA

This is an advanced one day course in Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and it will run virtually over 2-half days. 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 Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health (DASCPH), local authority staff only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 15 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0244 Constructive Conversations

This is a one-day course aimed at individuals with statutory responsibility. The course enables practitioners to consider a range of communication approaches and to balance customer expectations with operational reality. The course provides practical tools to deal with difficult situations sensitively.

This course is for Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health (DASCPH), local authority staff only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 21 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0245 Motivational Interviewing for All Staff (ASC)

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.

This course is for Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health (DASCPH), local authority staff only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 20 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
3 26 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
4 27 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: SCB/21/0084 Female genital mutilation (FGM)

To support practitioners working with women and children subjected to FGM understand, engage and gain confidence with support processes to safeguard the child more effectively and improve understanding of mandatory processes and responsibilities

T o understand
• the definitions of Female Genital Mutilation & why families practice FGM
• the types of FGM and potential community issues
• the impact of health on FGM for victims, including children – Survivor Stories
• To identify risk indicators before / after FGM has taken place
• Understand the Legislation - Mandatory Reporting / FGM Protection Orders (brief to be continued in advance if needed)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 April 2021 09:30 - 11:15 Virtual Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/0246 Coroners Court

It is becoming increasingly common for professions to be called to give evidence where an adult with care and support needs dies. This course will explore the purpose of an inquest and provide practical guidance on steps practitioners should take when drafting witness statements or preparing to give oral evidence. The course sets out the responsibilities of the coroner and explains the investigatory process of an inquest. There will be a clear focus on core social care values and a human rights approach.

This course is for Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health (DASCPH), local authority staff who are required to understand the workings of the Coroners Court as part of their role.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 23 April 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: SCB 20/059 Transitions: The importance of planning and decision making for disabled children

This course will look at developing the child’s voice, choice and ability to input into planning processes and to understanding Education and Health Care Plans

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 April 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Virtual Learning Map

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