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Code: PCC/21/420 Dementia - Rights, Risks and activities in the care of people (Virtual Online) (Cancelled)

Rights, Risks and activities in the care of people with dementia delivered by Dementia trainer Buz Loveday

This one-day course split over two consecutive days provides guidance on ways of working to uphold the rights of people with dementia and support them to be meaningfully occupied, while managing risk to ensure maximum benefits

Delegates must attend part 1 & 2 to complete the course

Who should attend?
Anyone with an understanding of dementia and person-centred care who is involved in the care or support of people with dementia in any setting

This course is a virtual course run via Zoom or Teams - joining instructions will be sent to via diary invite a week before the course date.


Please note, this course will have regular breaks for participants so please ensure you take yourself away from the screen. The course is aimed to be interactive.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 November 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Meeting Map
2 30 November 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/184 First Aid at Work Requalification (2 days) (EVENT FULL)

The First Aid at Work Requalification (FAWR) is suitable only for those delgates who have an in date First Aid at Work qualification and it is approaching expiry.

Please only book on this course if your certificate is due to expire with 3-4 months of the date of this course.

If your certificate has expired and it is less than one month since your expiry date please contact the course administrator to discuss your options.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 November 2021 09:15 - 17:00 Nelson Training Room Map
2 30 November 2021 09:30 - 17:00 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: SCH/21/63 Behaviour as Communication – SEMH focus - Primary and secondary schools

• Understanding that all behaviour is communication.
• Reflecting on our mindsets.
• Exploring success and failure cycles.
• Child’s internal working model and the assault cycle.
• Using case studies to reflect on next steps.
• Developing the inclusive classroom.
• Reflecting on the Ordinarily Available Provision and its application.
• The rationale for promoting relational values and qualities in the classroom.

Please note there are two sessions, the second session is 30th November 2021 it's mandatory to attend both sessions. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 November 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map
2 30 November 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/926 Emergency Medication for Seizures- Virtual Course (EVENT FULL)

This course being delivered by Medication Training.

The course will cover:

What causes Seizures?

  • Simple focal seizures
  • Individual Healthcare Plans
  • Auras
  • Risks from seizures
  • Assessing risk
  • The psychological, social and effected on learning epilepsy can have
  • Learning disabilities and epilepsy
  • Seizure triggers
  • Emergency Medication for epilepsy

PLEASE NOTE PRE- READING IS REQUIRED TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE COURSE (SEE ATTACHED WORKBOOK)

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: SCH/21/22 Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) Training 2021

ELSAs are teaching assistants or learning mentors in schools or colleges who have been trained as Emotional Literacy Support Assistants.  ELSAs help children and young people learn to understand their emotions and respect the feelings of those around them.  ELSAs plan and deliver individual and small group programmes in schools with access to support from educational psychologists through group supervision and individual contact. 

The Educational Psychology team will deliver 6 days of training on aspects of emotional literacy including :

  • Emotional awareness
  • Self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Social and friendship skills
  • Social communication difficulties
  • Loss, bereavement and family break-up

The course includes a combination of whole group teaching, tutor demonstrations, small group work and practice sessions. 

NEW for ELSA 2021 : On the 6th and final day of training ELSAs will get the opportunity to work in age groups (primary, secondary and college age) in order to further explore resources, how to put together planning, how to measure the effectiveness of the ELSA and how to gain the views of the children and young people they will be working with.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2021 09:00 - 15:00 Training and Learning Centre Map
2 28 September 2021 09:00 - 15:00 Training and Learning Centre Map
3 12 October 2021 09:00 - 15:00 Training and Learning Centre Map
4 02 November 2021 09:00 - 15:00 Training and Learning Centre Map
5 16 November 2021 09:00 - 15:00 Training and Learning Centre Map
6 30 November 2021 09:00 - 15:00 Training and Learning Centre Map

Code: PCC/21/361 Lite Making Every Contact Count (MECC) Conversation Skills for Social Workers & ISA's (Virtual Online) (Cancelled)

Lite Making Every Contact Count (MECC) Conversation Skills

 

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is a Royal Society of Public Health accredited course and is about supporting you to make the most of every opportunity you have with the people you come into contact with every day to make a change.

The Making Every Contact Counts approach helps to ensure you are able to make a difference to the clients you work with by encouraging and supporting them to change behaviours that may be damaging to their health and wellbeing.

Who is the training suitable for?

Social Workers and ISA's that have completed their Strength Based Training are encouraged to attend MECC. In 'usual times' MECC would consist of two sessions delivered face to face, however, due to the pandemic this can't take place. In response to this MECC Lite is being delivered in one session and has been adapted to be delivered virtually. The session is three hours long and is very interactive.

This course is a virtual course run via Zoom or Teams - please add the date into your calendar, joining instructions will be sent to you a week before the course date.



Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/891 Mosaic: Introduction

This course will provide an essential introduction to the Mosaic system, covering the essential skills you will need to navigate the system and maintain client records.

 


This session will be held online using Microsoft Teams - a link to the online meeting will be attached to the booking confirmation email.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/696 Motivational Interviewing Cohort 3

***THIS TRAINING IS FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY***

 

‘You lot don’t care! You’re going to take our kids away and you get a bonus for that’
‘Why aren’t you going to the neighbours down the road, they’re much worse than us!’
‘What do you know? Do you have kids of your own?’

Are these kinds of ‘heart-sink’ phrases familiar? Do you or your staff frequently find themselves on the defensive as practitioners or as managers? In an environment of diminishing resources and increasing demand on services, we need a fresh and imaginative approach.
Motivational Interviewing is a framework of intervention, brought together in the 1990s by Professor William Miller and Professor Stephen Rollnick. It is an approach designed to work with those most resistant to change or stuck in entrenched behaviours. The premise of Motivational Interviewing is that motivation is not a ‘fixed state’ that a person does or does not have. Rather, motivation ebbs and flows depending on many factors such as circumstances, mood and so forth. The skilled practitioner (or manager) will harness whatever very little motivation there might be, and help it move in the right direction. The Motivational Interviewing approach borrows in from other sources such as Carl Rogers’ person-centred counselling; Socratic thinking and Prochaska & DiClemente’s Cycle of Behaviour change.
The key principles are:
• Engagement with the client, rather than doing something to them – i.e. change cannot be forced or pushed on to someone. It has to be internal for the client to be meaningful and long term.
• Rolling with resistance (NB this is not rolling over or being passive)
• Express empathy
• Avoid conflict
• Developing discrepancy in client’s thinking
• Support self-responsibility
Clients are often stuck or ambivalent about making changes for themselves. Practitioners can easily collude with this ‘stuckness’, or out of frustration try to push people to action, which only increases resistance. Motivational Interviewing helps to make the practitioner aware of these tendencies, and give them options to work more powerfully in ways that create more possibility of change for their clients.
Our MI training course gives a highly interactive and practical experience of Motivational Interviewing, and its potential power to engage with people meaningfully, rather than do something to them. There will be opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and questions, conducted in ways that model the principles of a motivational skills approach. We will explore together how we can all nurture even the smallest steps of progress, with the emphasis on encouragement and trying to bring out the best in others as well as ourselves.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
2 29 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
3 02 November 2021 09:45 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 30 November 2021 09:45 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 19 January 2022 09:45 - 12:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/698 Motivational Interviewing Cohort 5

***THIS TRAINING IS FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY***

 

‘You lot don’t care! You’re going to take our kids away and you get a bonus for that’
‘Why aren’t you going to the neighbours down the road, they’re much worse than us!’
‘What do you know? Do you have kids of your own?’

Are these kinds of ‘heart-sink’ phrases familiar? Do you or your staff frequently find themselves on the defensive as practitioners or as managers? In an environment of diminishing resources and increasing demand on services, we need a fresh and imaginative approach.
Motivational Interviewing is a framework of intervention, brought together in the 1990s by Professor William Miller and Professor Stephen Rollnick. It is an approach designed to work with those most resistant to change or stuck in entrenched behaviours. The premise of Motivational Interviewing is that motivation is not a ‘fixed state’ that a person does or does not have. Rather, motivation ebbs and flows depending on many factors such as circumstances, mood and so forth. The skilled practitioner (or manager) will harness whatever very little motivation there might be, and help it move in the right direction. The Motivational Interviewing approach borrows in from other sources such as Carl Rogers’ person-centred counselling; Socratic thinking and Prochaska & DiClemente’s Cycle of Behaviour change.
The key principles are:
• Engagement with the client, rather than doing something to them – i.e. change cannot be forced or pushed on to someone. It has to be internal for the client to be meaningful and long term.
• Rolling with resistance (NB this is not rolling over or being passive)
• Express empathy
• Avoid conflict
• Developing discrepancy in client’s thinking
• Support self-responsibility
Clients are often stuck or ambivalent about making changes for themselves. Practitioners can easily collude with this ‘stuckness’, or out of frustration try to push people to action, which only increases resistance. Motivational Interviewing helps to make the practitioner aware of these tendencies, and give them options to work more powerfully in ways that create more possibility of change for their clients.
Our MI training course gives a highly interactive and practical experience of Motivational Interviewing, and its potential power to engage with people meaningfully, rather than do something to them. There will be opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and questions, conducted in ways that model the principles of a motivational skills approach. We will explore together how we can all nurture even the smallest steps of progress, with the emphasis on encouragement and trying to bring out the best in others as well as ourselves.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
2 02 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 The Portsmouth Academy Map
3 30 November 2021 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
4 19 January 2022 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
5 15 February 2022 13:15 - 15:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/856 Project Manager Seminar

This is a 90-minute monthly seminar for any PCC, GBC or CCG project manager, primarily for those relatively new to project management.

It is facilitated on Microsoft Teams on a drop-in / drop-out basis, so attendees can participate for all or part of the time allocated, depending on their other commitments.

The seminars will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions, share stories relating to their practice and get coaching from the facilitator and the other participants.

Guest speaker to be confirmed

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map