This pathway is for all childcare staff working in residential care who are not Social Work qualified. The pathway will guide you through the Learning and Development opportunities available to you in your first two years in post.
 
To book a place on these events follow the links to see available dates and locations, all events are also listed at the bottom of this page.


Induction and Online Learning Modules – Week One
Corporate Induction and Residential Induction Process
Child Sexual Exploitation
Manual Handling
Medication Level 1
Infection Prevention and Control




 
 
  
Residential Staff Development
Second Year
These courses can be done at the manager’s discretion. The unit must have two members of staff who have been on the courses at any one time. Course groupings signifies sequence of attendance
Learning and Development Training Days
The Secrets of Self Harm 1
Mental Health First Aid 2
Substance Misuse Awareness 1
Sexual Health and Personal Relationships 1
Caring for Young People who have been Sexually Abused 2
Total Training Days 7
        
Disability Homes Staff Development 
Second Year
These courses can be done at the manager’s discretion. The unit must have two members of staff who have been on the courses at any one time. Course groupings signifies sequence of attendance
Learning and Development Training Days
Epilepsy Awareness 0.5
Autism - Intermediate 1  1
Autism - Intermediate 2 1
Understanding Autism 3 1
Makaton 2
Protecting Disabled Children 1
Total Training Days 6.5
 
 
 
 
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Understanding Autism: Exploring Sensory Awareness  
This one day course is for anyone who works with children or adults who exhibit autistic behaviours. Many children and adults with autistic spectrum disorders experience diminished or heightened sensitivity to sensory stimuli. This course explores the main sensory processes and the impact on individuals who may have sensory processing difficulties. This knowledge can then be applied in designing an assessment which can produce an individual Sensory Profile for each child or adult and how to integrate the results of this assessment into the person's everyday life to improve communicat ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 26 September 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - Edes HouseThe Norfolk Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 26 September 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - Edes House

The Norfolk Room


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Autism - Intermediate 1 (EVENT FULL)  
This is a one day course for staff providing day to day support and care to people on the autistic spectrum. It will provide you with an opportunity to build on your existing knowledge of Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 1 October 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 1 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 2


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Sexual Health and Personal Relationships  
This one day course is for Foster Carers and Social Workers. It explores the development of the knowledge and skills required to support young people to make informed decisions about relationships and to assess risks to their health and wellbeing.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 1 October 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 1 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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Equality and Inclusion  
This one day workshop is for all staff. It explores what is meant by equality and inclusion. It invites you to consider your responsiblities when working with customers to promote equality of opportunity.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 4 October 201909:30 - 16:30Crawley LibraryTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 4 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Crawley Library

TBA


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The Secrets of Self Harm  
This one day workshop is for relevant staff to develop their understanding of issues related to Self Harm. Some people use self harming behaviour as a coping strategy when life gets unbearable. This interactive workshop, which includes group discussion and practical exercises provides an opportunity to explore personal stories of the intricacy of self harm.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 4 October 201910:00 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 4 October 2019

10:00 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Behaviour Management and Physical Intervention (Team Teach)  
This 2 day course is a mandatory course for residential staff. It explores the development of the knowledge and skills required when implementing positive handling as part of a whole setting approach to behaviour management.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 8 October 201909:30 - 16:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room
Session 2Wednesday 9 October 201909:30 - 16:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 8 October 2019

09:30 - 16:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Main Conference Room


Session 2
Wednesday 9 October 2019

09:30 - 16:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Main Conference Room


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Child Protection Awareness (EVENT FULL)  
This full day course is designed for all staff who have infrequent or irregular contact with children, young people, parents or carers who may become aware of possible child abuse or neglect. This is an introductory course to children's safeguarding, to enable staff to be more alert to children's safety and welfare and know how to act on any concerns. This is not a refresher course for staff who have already completed safeguarding training. It will look at current definitions of child abuse and neglect and consider signs and indicators of abuse and neglect. It will outline the current le ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 8 October 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 8 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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Sexual Abuse: Caring for Children and Young People Who Have Been Sexually Abused (EVENT FULL)  
This two day course is for all professional child care staff and Foster Carers Level 1 pathway. It addresses identification of sexual abuse, how that impacts on child development and offers strategies to manage sexualised behaviour.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 9 October 201910:00 - 14:00Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
Session 2Thursday 10 October 201910:00 - 14:00Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 9 October 2019

10:00 - 14:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


Session 2
Thursday 10 October 2019

10:00 - 14:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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Autism - Intermediate 2  
This is a one day course for staff providing day to day support and care to people on the autistic spectrum. You must complete the Introduction to Autism online learning course and 'Autism - Intermediate 1' course before attending this course.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 10 October 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 3 - Hastings
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 10 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 3 - Hastings


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Working Together To Safeguard Children (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 14 October 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 14 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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