Following government advice, ESCC have made the decision to postpone or cancel some face to face training.
This decision has been made in light of the national concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID - 19). Please see individual courses for more information.

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28 courses found

Code: DSLW139 Live Webinar – DSL Supplemental Refresher Training (EVENT FULL)

This webinar is open to existing Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs), whose training has, or may be about to lapse. It is an optional supplementary training offer, to support you with your practice during this time of school closures. Once you have successfully booked a place on this event, you will receive a separate calendar invite with a link to the Skype meeting, which will be the platform for this event. Please note this invite will be sent close to the day/time of the event.

For any queries about this event, or for guidance about the use of Skype, please contact SLES.Safeguarding@eastsussex.gov.uk

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1 01 June 2020 11:00 - 12:30 Skype Webinar Map

Code: ASC/20/427 Multi Agency Modern Slavery Awareness and 1st Responder Workshop

This 3 hour workshop is for staff who have or could have responsibility as a SPOC (Single Point of Contact) for their team/service and/or are a 1st responder.

It is aimed at: 

• Staff who would like to become the SPOC for their team/service
• 1st responder organisations who have a duty to complete the NRM
• SPOCs who have already completed the training.

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1 03 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Friars Walk Map

Code: MHEW062 MHEW - East Sussex Mental Health 2020 Conference for Schools and Colleges (Cancelled)

This is the second MHEW conference in East Sussex, and this year is the product of exciting collaborative work between ISEND - including the Educational Psychology Service and the Virtual School for Children in Care - and Public Health. The conference will build on recent developments in mental health and emotional wellbeing in schools and colleges, and highlight practical ways in which staff can support students' mental health and create a mentally-healthy organisation.

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1 01 July 2020 08:30 - 16:00 University of Sussex (Bramber House) Map

Code: CWA329AB Adopting a Whole Family Approach to Domestic Abuse and Promoting Safety - Professional Level Workshop (EVENT FULL) (Cancelled)

This popular course is essential for practitioners from Children's Services and Adult Social Care, education, early help, the police and health, to review, update and consolidate core knowledge about domestic abuse. 

This two day ‘professional level’ workshop is part of the domestic abuse thematic learning pathway and will give an overarching and updated view on current research, theory and practice in the field. It is relevant for all East Sussex children's services practitioners working with children, young people and families assessed as level 3 or 4 on the Continuum of Need.

Important note: You will need to have undertaken all three foundation level domestic abuse e-learning modules prior to attending this course (see additional information under full details) or you may be turned away.  You will also need to attend the full two days in order to get your certificate.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Denton Island Community Centre Map
2 09 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Denton Island Community Centre Map

Code: CWB337A-D Motivational Interviewing Foundation - online

This is an online course replacing CWB333A-B

This course provides a theoretical framework and practical guidance on using Motivational Interviewing as a significant tool within relationship-based practice. 

Important note: The trainer will contact participants in advance of the course to provide a link to the training and joining instructions. The course will consist of 4 sessions (2 whole group sessions - 2 hours, 45 minutes - and 2 smaller group sessions 1 hour, 15 minutes - as arranged by the trainer) - see additional information.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 E-Learning Training Map
2 07 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 E-Learning Training Map
3 14 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 E-Learning Training Map
4 16 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 E-Learning Training Map

Code: CWB327A-B Attachment Based Practice with Families, Part 1- infancy, early childhood and the school years (EVENT FULL)

Social workers in particular, are encouraged to book on this training:

The two-day course forms the foundation level of a programme of training on 'Attachment Based Practice with Families'. It replaces the previous 'Application of Attachment Theory' 2 day course. Practitioners who have attended the Application of Attachment Theory course are eligible to book directly on to the second part of the programme: 'Attachment Based Practice with Families, Part 2 - Adolescence, Adulthood and the Family System'

This Part 1 course focuses on infancy and early childhood, moving up to the school years. It introduces contemporary attachment theory, its links with child development, neurobiology and the emerging field of narrative medicine. 

Attachment theory is essential for understanding how human beings function in relationships and how people develop social and psychological difficulties. It is also fundamental for understanding what constitutes psychological wellbeing.


 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Lansdowne Hotel Map
2 16 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Lansdowne Hotel Map

Code: CWA330AB Adopting a Whole Family Approach to Domestic Abuse and Promoting Safety - Professional Level Workshop

This popular course is essential for practitioners from Children's Services and Adult Social Care, education, early help, the police and health, to review, update and consolidate core knowledge about domestic abuse. 

This two day ‘professional level’ workshop is part of the domestic abuse thematic learning pathway and will give an overarching and updated view on current research, theory and practice in the field. It is relevant for all East Sussex children's services practitioners working with children, young people and families assessed as level 3 or 4 on the Continuum of Need.

Important note: You will need to have undertaken all three foundation level domestic abuse e-learning modules prior to attending this course (see additional information under full details) or you may be turned away.  You will also need to attend the full two days in order to get your certificate.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 The Hastings Centre Map
2 23 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Horntye Park Sports Complex Map

Code: CWA323 Mental Health: Impact of Adult Mental Health on Children and Young People - Professional Level Workshop

This popular workshop is delivered by CAMHS / East Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership (ESSCP) professionals. It explores the impact of adult mental health on children and young people and is for staff that directly support families where adult mental health issues or illnesses might be present.

This workshop is relevant for all East Sussex children's services practitioners working with children, young people and families assessed as level 3 or 4 on the Continuum of Need and specifically Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) and SENCOs from schools and early years providers. 

Important note: Participants will need to have undertaken the Mental Health Foundation eLearning (Modules 1 and 2) prior to attending this course (see additional information under full details) or you may be turned away.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 September 2020 13:30 - 17:00 Horntye Park Sports Complex Map

Code: CWA324 Holding Difficult Conversations with Families - Workshop

These new format events will support staff who work directly with families to be more confident and capable when holding difficult conversations. 

Participants will be introduced to a new set of practice principles that have been designed by East Sussex practitioners and consider how to integrate holding difficult conversations with families with Solution Focus and Motivational Interviewing techniques.

All registered participants are required to watch this 16 minute introductory video from the trainer Phil Jones in advance of participating in this workshop.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Denton Island Community Centre Map

Code: CWA336 Collaborative working with Children and Young People with Mental Health Issues: Professional Level Workshop

This new 1/2 day workshop is part of a themed learning programme focusing on practical support and intervention with Children and Young People where mental health issues might be present.

The event is facilitated by Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and East Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership (ESSCP) professionals. It is responding to learning needs identified in this area by a broad range of Children’s Services practitioners working with Children and Young People on Level 3 and 4 on the Continuum of Need. 

This workshop is relevant for all East Sussex children's services practitioners working with children, young people and families assessed as level 3 or 4 on the Continuum of Need and specifically Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) and SENCOs from schools and early years providers.

Important note: Participants will need to have undertaken the Mental health foundation module 3 eLearning prior to attending this course (see additional information under full details).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 October 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Faraday House Map