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Equalities: Exploring Inclusive Practice In Your Team - Racial, Ethnic and Religious Diversity - am session

Venue
Acorns Children's Resource Centre, 130 Dorset Road
venue
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (CWEvents@eastsussex.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Managers / Operations Manager / Practice Managers / Senior Practitioners / Social Workers
target audience
Course Types
Workshop, Course
Course categories
Early Help, Social Care and SEND / Equality, Diversity and Inclusion / Inclusion, Special Educational Needs & Disability
Subject
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion / Social Care / Working with Families
Course description

This workshop is for Acorns Children's Resource Centre only.


You are skilled and experienced in your field; you take pride in your professionalism; you care about your team and the children, young people and
families you work with. 



  • How confident and equipped do you  feel to provide the best possible service to diverse communities  of all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds?

  • What are your strengths in this area and what  anxieties and concerns do you have?


This reflective workshop will provide an opportunity to explore issues around race, ethnicity and religious diversity, enabling
you and your team to improve professional practice when working with families, children and young people.


Participants are required to complete the Racial, Ethnic and National Equality Foundation Module e-learning via the East Sussex Learning Portal prior to undertaking this workshop.

Training objectives

Facilitated by Yaa Asare who has a history of community development work, mainly with black and minority ethnic communities in London, Brighton and Hastings. Yaa has become increasingly interested in issues of race in education, particularly in mainly white areas. She has been involved in working on several cultural diversity resources and teaches on courses which focus on race and ethnicity in modern Britain, both at Brighton and Sussex universities. Yaa has a doctorate in Education.


Training Objectives: 



  • To be able to evidence sensitivity and understanding of the impact and implications of race, religion and  ethnicity on service users’ lives.

  • To be aware of, able to identify and act on  issues relating to race, religion and ethnicity as they impact on  children and families.

  • To understand terminology pertinent to racial,  religion and ethnic injustice and to be confident in using appropriate  terminology.

  • To be aware of and able to support the development of positive identity in children and families affected by issues of racial, religious and ethnic diversity.

  • To be able to identify racism and discrimination and to be equipped to challenge this appropriately and effectively.

  • To increase team confidence and to be able to initiate challenging conversations linked to issues of  race, religion and ethnicity.

Learning outcomes

  • Be sensitive and understanding of the impact and implications of race, religion and ethnicity on service users' lives.

  • Be able to identify and act on issues relating to race, religion and ethnicity as they impact on children and families.

  • Understand terminology pertinent to racial, religion and ethnic injustice and be confident in using appropriate terminology.

  • Be able to support the development of positive identity in children and families affected by issues of racial, religious and ethnic diversity.

  • Be able to identify racism and discrimination and to be equipped to challenge this appropriately and effectively

  • Have the skills to work with difficult issues and to initiate challenging conversations linked to issues of race, religion and ethnicity.

Additional Information

Preparation:

Participants are required to complete the Racial, Ethnic and National Equality Module elearning prior to undertaking this workshop. 

The module can be accessed via the East Sussex Learning Portal. Please log on via www.eastsussexlearning.org.uk Then select eLearning > Children’s Workforce > Early help, Social Care and SEND. You will then be able to select the module.

Light refreshments will be available at this workshop.

Enquiries
Start Date
Friday 6 September 2019
End Date
Friday 6 September 2019
Closing Date
Wednesday 21 August 2019
Times
11:15 - 14:30
Maximum Places
20 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1