Courses and workshops

We publicise a range of courses and workshops of interest to the local care sector. Please browse or use the search facility below.

If you are running a course or workshop you would like publicised, or have spare spaces on some training you are holding, please submit it using the tab on the left.

19th Jul

Learning Lessons from Safeguarding Adults Reviews

PLEASE NOTE - THE CONTENT OF THIS SESSION CHANGES COMPLETELY FROM YEAR TO YEAR, TO REFLECT NEW CASES AND DIFFERENT PRIORITIES. THE NEW YEAR STARTS ON 1ST APRIL. THE CONTENT OF THE SESSIONS FROM 1ST APRIL 2018 - 31ST MARCH 2019 WILL BE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT TO WHAT WAS COVERED BETWEEN 1ST APRIL 2017 AND 31ST MARCH 2018.

AIM

A one-day session to enable practitioners, in supportive, non blaming environment, to understand the key themes emerging from Safeguarding Adults Reviews. Delegates will also reflect on what the learning means for their practice with service users and their communication and joint working with staff for our partner agencies.

Safeguarding Adults Reviews are conducted when a service user has died or experienced serious harm and there are concerns about how agencies have worked together to safeguard the person. Often in these cases staff have worked diligently and with great care and concern for the service use but with the benefit of hindsight an SAR can shine a light on how staff may have been caught up in complex inter agency or family dynamics which made it difficult to accurately assess the risks to the service user or hear the service user's voice.

The course will consider our Norfolk SARs and learning emerging nationally throughout the year.

TARGET GROUP

Assistant practitioners, social workers, practice consultants, team managers, and optional for Heads of Service/Heads of Operations and Assistant Directors. Also other experienced staff in health & social care organisations throughout the county of Norfolk.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THIS SESSION PARTICIPANTS SHOULD:

  • understand the themes emerging from SARs and what it means for developing individual practice
  • have analysed a section of an anonymised SAR with a view to considering the multi agency context and the risks to the service user
  • understand the concept of static and dynamic risks and the protective / mitigating factors within a person’s life and how to balance them
  • have clarified best practice in information sharing and the multi agency dynamics which can operate to as a barrier to gathering information
  • know how to use supervision effectively to share and analyse risk
  • understand the inter relationship between the MCA and safeguarding work and how the assumption of capacity and the concept of ‘Lifestyle choice’ can detract from understanding the risk of harm
  • know how the ‘Rule of Optimism’ can operate when there are serious risks to service users and understand how to recognise this

HOW TO BOOK ON ONE OF THESE SESSIONS

Employees of  organisations other than Norfolk County Council within the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post. 


Price Information

Free to Norfolk County Council employees. £50.00 per person for employees of other organisations within the county of Norfolk and if you book 3 places at the same time then 1 of those places is free.

Start

9:30am
19th Jul

End

4:30pm

Venue

The White Horse Inn, The Street,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
http://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/learning-lessons-from-safeguarding.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


23rd Aug

Providing Effective Supervision - Dereham

This well received ½ day course gives an understanding and knowledge of the important elements of supervision.   It will show tools and methods to enable both the supervisor and supervisee to benefit from an effective and productive supervision (1-1) session.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance, purpose and principles of supervision.
  • Understand the process, content and preparation for a structured supervision session.
  • Create a comfortable forum for issues and concerns and for performance management.
  • Develop skills in constructive feedback and coaching.
  • Explore reflective conversation.
  • Understand diversity and culture within supervision.

Know about:

  • The supervision agreement
  • Responsibilities for action
  • Dealing with performance issues
  • Identifying learning/development needs
  • The link between supervision and appraisal

Who is it for?

Managers/professionals who supervise staff and need to undertake 1-1 meetings with their supervisees. 


Price Information

£25 plus VAT per delegate

Start

9:30am
23rd Aug

End

1:00pm

Venue

Norfolk Room, Breckland District Council,,
Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, ,
Dereham,
NR19 1EE

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk County Council/Change Consultancy

Contact Name
Chris Brennan

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 222396

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


11th Sep

HABC Emergency First Aid at Work

We are offering a Highfield Awarding body for Compliance accredited Emergency First Aid at Work training course which is ideal for anybody wishing to learn more about first aid.

The course content will include:
* Incident Management
* Dealing with Shock
* Dealing with an unconscious casualty
* CPR
* Minor injuries
* AED

Start

9:00am
11th Sep

End

4:00pm
11th Sep

Venue

4 Manor Farm Barns,
fox road,
framingham pigot,
Norwich,
NR14 7PZ

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
serenity training

Contact Name
kelsea vinall

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01508447311

Website
www.serenitytraining.co.uk


11th Sep

Train the Trainer Safeguarding Adults Awareness - Norwich

The aim of the session is to train staff to deliver safeguarding awareness training to staff and volunteers in their own organisation. Participants will be provided with a set of training materials that they can use back in the workplace including: handouts, exercises, quizzes, case studies, power point presentations and link to a safeguarding awareness film. The pack contents cover all the materials for a half day or full day awareness session and a ninety minute update session.

What will I be able to do as a result of attending the training for trainers?

  • Deliver quality, interactive safeguarding adults awareness training to their own staff group in an engaging way for either a half day or full day session.
  • Have participated in the group exercises and considered how to best deliver them to meet the needs of their staff and or volunteers
  • Identify how to adapt the case studies and design their own training materials to best meet the needs of their organisation

 


Price Information

Total cost £199 (+VAT); £99 for the trainers pack and £100 for the training for trainers day.

Start

9:15am
11th Sep

End

4:30pm

Venue

Cotman Housing Association, Bowthorpe Hall Road,,
Norwich,
NR5 9AD

Booking Details

Provider Name
NSAB

Contact Name
-

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
-

Website
http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/BSUK6/

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


17th Sep

Learning Lessons from Safeguarding Adults Reviews

PLEASE NOTE - THE CONTENT OF THIS SESSION CHANGES COMPLETELY FROM YEAR TO YEAR, TO REFLECT NEW CASES AND DIFFERENT PRIORITIES. THE NEW YEAR STARTS ON 1ST APRIL. THE CONTENT OF THE SESSIONS FROM 1ST APRIL 2018 - 31ST MARCH 2019 WILL BE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT TO WHAT WAS COVERED BETWEEN 1ST APRIL 2017 AND 31ST MARCH 2018.

AIM

A one-day session to enable practitioners, in supportive, non blaming environment, to understand the key themes emerging from Safeguarding Adults Reviews. Delegates will also reflect on what the learning means for their practice with service users and their communication and joint working with staff for our partner agencies.

Safeguarding Adults Reviews are conducted when a service user has died or experienced serious harm and there are concerns about how agencies have worked together to safeguard the person. Often in these cases staff have worked diligently and with great care and concern for the service use but with the benefit of hindsight an SAR can shine a light on how staff may have been caught up in complex inter agency or family dynamics which made it difficult to accurately assess the risks to the service user or hear the service user's voice.

The course will consider our Norfolk SARs and learning emerging nationally throughout the year.

TARGET GROUP

Assistant practitioners, social workers, practice consultants, team managers, and optional for Heads of Service/Heads of Operations and Assistant Directors. Also other experienced staff in health & social care organisations throughout the county of Norfolk.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THIS SESSION PARTICIPANTS SHOULD:

  • understand the themes emerging from SARs and what it means for developing individual practice
  • have analysed a section of an anonymised SAR with a view to considering the multi agency context and the risks to the service user
  • understand the concept of static and dynamic risks and the protective / mitigating factors within a person’s life and how to balance them
  • have clarified best practice in information sharing and the multi agency dynamics which can operate to as a barrier to gathering information
  • know how to use supervision effectively to share and analyse risk
  • understand the inter relationship between the MCA and safeguarding work and how the assumption of capacity and the concept of ‘Lifestyle choice’ can detract from understanding the risk of harm
  • know how the ‘Rule of Optimism’ can operate when there are serious risks to service users and understand how to recognise this

HOW TO BOOK ON ONE OF THESE SESSIONS

Employees of organisations other than Norfolk County Council within the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post. 


Price Information

Free to Norfolk County Council employees. £50.00 per person for employees of other organisations within the county of Norfolk and if you book 3 places at the same time then 1 of those places is free.

Start

9:30am
17th Sep

End

4:30pm

Venue

The White Horse Inn, The Street,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
http://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/learning-lessons-from-safeguarding.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


16th Oct

Adult Mental Health First Aid (2 days)

Course Overview

The two-day course will:

Give a deeper understanding of the issues that impact on and relate to people’s mental health
Teach practical skills that can be used every day, including being able to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate support

Independent research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:

  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate support
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Encourages people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issue
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

MHFA won’t teach you how to be a therapist, but you will be able to say you’re a Mental Health First Aider.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who would like a better understanding of mental health conditions.

Detailed Course Breakdown:

Our instructors deliver training in four manageable chunks, each with a focus on how to apply Mental Health First Aid skills:

Session 1
Mental Health First Aid, mental health, and depression.
Session 2
Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis.
Session 3
Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm.
Session 4
Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the MHFA manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources. When you have completed the course you will also receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained Mental Health First Aider.

Start

9:30am
16th Oct

End

4:30pm
17th Oct

Venue

Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind, 50 Sale Road,
Norwich,
NR7 9TP

Cost

£200

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind

Contact Name
-

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 432457

Website
https://www.norwichmind.org.uk/learn-with-us/workshops-and-courses/adult-mental-health-first-aid


27th Nov

Adult Mental Health First Aid (2 days)

Course Overview

The two-day course will:

  • Give a deeper understanding of the issues that impact on and relate to people’s mental health
  • Teach practical skills that can be used every day, including being able to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate support

Independent research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:

  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate support
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Encourages people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issue
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

MHFA won’t teach you how to be a therapist, but you will be able to say you’re a Mental Health First Aider.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who would like a better understanding of mental health conditions.

Detailed Course Breakdown:

Our  instructors deliver training in four manageable chunks, each with a focus on how to apply Mental Health First Aid skills:

Session 1
Mental Health First Aid, mental health, and depression.
Session 2
Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis.
Session 3
Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm.
Session 4
Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the MHFA manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources. When you have completed the course you will also receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained Mental Health First Aider.

Start

9:30am
27th Nov

End

4:30pm
28th Nov

Venue

Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind, 50 Sale Road,
Norwich,
NR7 9TP

Cost

£200

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind

Contact Name
-

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 432457

Website
https://www.norwichmind.org.uk/learn-with-us/workshops-and-courses/adult-mental-health-first-aid


29th Nov

Providing Effective Supervision - Norwich

This well received ½ day course gives an understanding and knowledge of the important elements of supervision.   It will show tools and methods to enable both the supervisor and supervisee to benefit from an effective and productive supervision (1-1) session.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance, purpose and principles of supervision.
  • Understand the process, content and preparation for a structured supervision session.
  • Create a comfortable forum for issues and concerns and for performance management.
  • Develop skills in constructive feedback and coaching.
  • Explore reflective conversation.
  • Understand diversity and culture within supervision.

Know about:

  • The supervision agreement
  • Responsibilities for action
  • Dealing with performance issues
  • Identifying learning/development needs
  • The link between supervision and appraisal

Who is it for?

Managers/professionals who supervise staff and need to undertake 1-1 meetings with their supervisees. 


Price Information

£25 plus VAT per delegate

Start

9:30am
29th Nov

End

1:00pm

Venue

Independence Matters - Ipswich Road Community Hub,
120 Ipswich Road,
Norwich,
NR4 6QS

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk County Council/Change Consultancy

Contact Name
Chris Brennan

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 222396

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


28th Feb

Providing Effective Supervision - Dereham

This well received ½ day course gives an understanding and knowledge of the important elements of supervision.   It will show tools and methods to enable both the supervisor and supervisee to benefit from an effective and productive supervision (1-1) session.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance, purpose and principles of supervision.
  • Understand the process, content and preparation for a structured supervision session.
  • Create a comfortable forum for issues and concerns and for performance management.
  • Develop skills in constructive feedback and coaching.
  • Explore reflective conversation.
  • Understand diversity and culture within supervision.

Know about:

  • The supervision agreement
  • Responsibilities for action
  • Dealing with performance issues
  • Identifying learning/development needs
  • The link between supervision and appraisal

Who is it for?

Managers/professionals who supervise staff and need to undertake 1-1 meetings with their supervisees. 


Price Information

£25 plus VAT per delegate

Start

9:30am
28th Feb

End

1:00pm

Venue

Norfolk Room, Breckland District Council,,
Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, ,
Dereham,
NR19 1EE

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk County Council/Change Consultancy

Contact Name
Chris Brennan

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 222396

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


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