This course is for Adult Social Care staff who want to train as Mental Health First Aiders to support their colleagues in the workplace.
The course will teach you practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues and help you gain confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
On completion you will be a certified Mental Health First Aider.
This course is a blend of live training sessions and self-learning activities which must be completed before the live training sessions in order to become an accredited Mental Health First Aider.
The guidance from MHFA England indicates the following pre-course self-learning durations:
Pre day one:
Pre day 2:
This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.
Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this email will be sent close to the day/time of the event. See additional information below for more information about the pre-course self learning and registration with MHFA England.
Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.
Please read the attached document – Attending online training- before joining the courseEssential Information
This course will be delivered across 5 sessions, via Microsoft Teams, and will introduce delegates to the core skills they require to manage change and deliver projects.
Please see additional notes for timetable of sessionsEssential Information
The Supervisors Development Programme is open to all Practice Managers who supervise Social Workers and Resource Officers. It is a portfolio based programme of support and assessment against a national set of post qualification standards for social work supervisors.
In the first phase the programme is open to all Practice Managers, and the second phase will extend the programme to all Senior Practitioners /Senior Resource Officers.
It is a flexible programme that recognises your current knowledge and skills and can be completed between 6-12 months depending on experience and previous achievements. Participating in the programme will support you to develop your knowledge, skills, and professional confidence in supervision. Critically reflective practice is a cornerstone of the standards and you will be offered monthly reflective group supervision throughout the course of the programme.
In addition, the programme includes 4 half-day workshops and individual mentor support. The content of the workshops include: leadership and performance management; critical reflection models; learning styles; models of supervision; change management; and equality and diversity. All 4 sessions must be attended to complete the training.
Important: This training is part of the COVID19 interim training programme and is suitable for new and existing staff.
It is recommended that new staff attend face to face training when available. This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.
Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams or Zoom meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.
The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event.
Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.
Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate.Essential Information
Are you curious about how the menopause can affect you?
Would you like to understand this part of your life, know how to manage it and be confident with your choices?
This three and a half-hour online session is aimed at women going through, approaching, and out the other side of, the menopausal transition and offers information and tips to understand the process and emerge stronger.
This is a remotely delivered session. Please note the information under Additional Information (which you'll find in Full Details) regarding joining this courseEssential Information
This session will be delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams. Once your place is confirmed please take note of the joining instructions under Additional Information (below).
At East Sussex Council, you work with the public, clients, suppliers and colleagues.
You give them the best services and information possible.
But sometimes, people do the wrong things and consequently there are occasional conflicts that need to be managed.
Many people don’t like handling conflict, because they don’t know how to do it.
We know that mismanaged conflict can be very costly.
Conflict situations need to be handled properly.
So, how can we best resolve conflicts; quickly, easily, and without too much negative emotion?
IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID-19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT AN ONLINE SESSION AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO ATTEND PHYSICALLY. THIS TRAINING IS DELIVERED USING VIDEOS AND USEFUL RESOURCES IN CONJUNCTION WITH A WORKBOOK YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE. PLEASE IGNORE THE START AND FINISH TIMES OF THIS TRAINING ON THE LEARNING PORTAL.
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN AVAILABLE.
You will be sent a First Aid manual and workbook via email, so it’s vital that you give us your correct email address if it differs from the one on your East Sussex Learning Portal user account
Workbooks are not to be shared between colleagues; each person who wishes to complete this training MUST book their own place on it. Workbooks returned to the trainer by delegates who have not booked a place will NOT be marked
After reading the First Aid manual, please complete the workbook and return it (via an email with answers typed or completed in PDF, saved and returned) for marking to email@example.com by no later than the Thursday after you receive the manual.
Workbooks received after this time will not be marked and your training record will not be updated to show completion of this course.
Please don’t hesitate to email Ann with any questions about Basic First Aid.
Ann will mark and return your workbook.
Your East Sussex Learning Portal user account will be updated to show completion of this training once your workbook has been marked.
Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate online.
This is a distance learning course which does not involve attendance at a training venue or a virtual meeting. You will be sent a First Aid manual and workbook via email closer to the date of the course. Delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.
Brighton University are running this introductory session for potential applicants.
This session will take place via Microsoft Teams.
During this session you will be provided with information about the course and have the chance to discuss some of the things you might consider before applying.
Previous cohorts say they have found this very useful in terms of preparing for both the interview and the course.Essential Information
This session will be facilitated by Dr Aruna Wijetunge, Consultant Psychiatrist, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and David Watson, Principal Lecturer.
This study session will explore the clinical presentation and associated risks of older people and its relevance to the assessment of older people under the Mental Health Act.
The session will also cover the legal and policy situation and messages from research.
Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this email will be sent close to the day/time of the event. Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.Essential Information
This live interactive virtual classroom, delivered through Microsoft Teams, aims to increase participant’s understanding, skills and knowledge when working with parental substance and alcohol use. This course will benefit staff from Children's Services (Social Care and Education), Health, Community Mental Health Team & Youth Offending Team, who are working with children & families or with adults who have children & may be involved in making and/or receiving referrals regarding child care and child protection issues.
Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children eLearning and the Alcohol and Drugs foundation (Modules 1 & 2) eLearning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.
Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be provided at the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.
Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future.Essential Information