In light of continuing Government advice regarding the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) and social distancing, the majority of our face to face courses remain cancelled. Alternatively, we are pleased to offer an increasing range of online and virtual courses. Please see individual courses for details.

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Code: ESC/20/17 Communication Skills (Cancelled)

Effective communication techniques are vital for anyone who needs to manage or influence other people to achieve desired results. During this course the participant will gain a greater understanding of communication, message management and will also learn how to enhance their natural communication skills.

 


In order to aid your learning, please complete the pre-course work and ensure you bring it with you on the day of the training session.

 

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1 23 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: LSC625 ESSCP : Gangs, Youth Violence, Knives and Criminal Exploitation Awareness Training (Cancelled)

This course will address gang crime and youth violence. This has been identified as a national priority and this course will enable frontline staff and those working with children and young people to identify individuals at risk of gang involvement and to provide timely support and interventions to support them.

This course will be delivered by Excelsior Safeguarding CIC, a ‘not for profit’ organisation established to provide effective help and support to vulnerable young people and adults.

The sessions are relevant for colleagues who work with children and young people as well as vulnerable adults

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children (or an equivalent Safeguarding/ Child Protection Awareness course within your own organisation, and Child Sexual Exploitation e-learning courses prior to coming on this course, see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

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1 23 March 2020 09:30 - 13:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: LSC620 ESSCP : The Effective Communication of Safeguarding Concerns (Cancelled)

To equip participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to contact and make referrals to Children’s Social Care.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

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1 23 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Denton Island Community Centre Map

Code: ASC/19/810 Good Autism Practice - Skills Development and Application (Cancelled)

A one day workshop exploring contemporary knowledge, understanding and practice in the field of Autism Spectrum Conditions and Neurodiversity.

This course requires basic knowledge of autism and experience in working with people with autism. If you are unfamiliar with autism we recommend you attend the 'Introduction to Autism' course first.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/203 Moving and Handling of People with Dementia (Cancelled)

Delegates must have attended the foundation level course before attending this training session.

This half day course is aimed at those who care and provide moving and handling assistance for people with dementia. The course looks at the challenges and issues that can arise when helping someone with dementia to move and transfer.

The course covers:

  • Symptoms of dementia that affect mobility and movement
  • The differences between violence, aggression, anxiety and fear and factors influencing them
  • Behaviour in dementia, focusing on non verbal, verbal and physical. Possible reasons and triggers for such behaviour
  • Triggers that can be linked to behaviour specific to moving and handling techniques and strategies and interventions that can be utilised to reduce distress, including equipment and handling techniques
  • Risk assessing for those with dementia and fluctuating ability.

Part of the course is practical so participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 March 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/423 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs (Cancelled)

This half day course is for care givers who assist and provide personal care for those clients with limited mobility, i.e. clients who are non weight bearing, hoisted or spend prolonged periods in bed.

Applicants must have completed the 1 day Moving and Handling of People for Care Givers - Foundation Level prior to undertaking this training.

  • The course reflects back on legislation within care and health and safety and their relevance to moving and handling of people with complex needs
  • We teach candidates how to use a variety of equipment, including hoists and sling, various techniques for fitting slings with and without slide sheets
  • We cover the effects that immobility has on the body, in relation to posture, tissue viability, circulation etc and the importance of ensuring clients sit in a functional postural position and are repositioned appropriately
  • We look at clients who have restricted mobility within bed or who may need to spend prolonged periods within the bed, covering equipment and techniques to assist with rolling, repositioning in bed, techniques to fit slings and dress clients who have limited ability or are unable to be rolled.

For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops or open toe sandals.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 March 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map