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The First Aid at Work (FAW) course will alow delegates to act as a qualified first aider in the work place. This course will give delegates the Level 3 First at Work qualification, accredited by Qualsafe awards.
There is no need to attend Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) before attending this course. If you already hold the EFAW qualification, please contact the administrator of the course before booking.
If you are already FAW qualified and need to requalify please look for the First Aid at Work Requalification course. This is a two day course open to people who are appoaching the end of their three year FAW qualification.Essential Information
THE VIRTUAL MEDICINES ROUND
This medication training online module fulfills the requirement from CQC and NICE for staff to have an annual update of the skills and knowledge required to administer medicines.
This is a 90-minute monthly seminar for any PCC, GBC or CCG project manager, primarily for those relatively new to project management.
It is facilitated on Microsoft Teams on a drop-in / drop-out basis, so attendees can participate for all or part of the time allocated, depending on their other commitments.
The seminars will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions, share stories relating to their practice and get coaching from the facilitator and the other participants.
Guest speaker to be confirmed
***THIS TRAINING IS FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE STAFF ONLY***
‘You lot don’t care! You’re going to take our kids away and you get a bonus for that’
‘Why aren’t you going to the neighbours down the road, they’re much worse than us!’
‘What do you know? Do you have kids of your own?’
Are these kinds of ‘heart-sink’ phrases familiar? Do you or your staff frequently find themselves on the defensive as practitioners or as managers? In an environment of diminishing resources and increasing demand on services, we need a fresh and imaginative approach.
Motivational Interviewing is a framework of intervention, brought together in the 1990s by Professor William Miller and Professor Stephen Rollnick. It is an approach designed to work with those most resistant to change or stuck in entrenched behaviours. The premise of Motivational Interviewing is that motivation is not a ‘fixed state’ that a person does or does not have. Rather, motivation ebbs and flows depending on many factors such as circumstances, mood and so forth. The skilled practitioner (or manager) will harness whatever very little motivation there might be, and help it move in the right direction. The Motivational Interviewing approach borrows in from other sources such as Carl Rogers’ person-centred counselling; Socratic thinking and Prochaska & DiClemente’s Cycle of Behaviour change.
The key principles are:
• Engagement with the client, rather than doing something to them – i.e. change cannot be forced or pushed on to someone. It has to be internal for the client to be meaningful and long term.
• Rolling with resistance (NB this is not rolling over or being passive)
• Express empathy
• Avoid conflict
• Developing discrepancy in client’s thinking
• Support self-responsibility
Clients are often stuck or ambivalent about making changes for themselves. Practitioners can easily collude with this ‘stuckness’, or out of frustration try to push people to action, which only increases resistance. Motivational Interviewing helps to make the practitioner aware of these tendencies, and give them options to work more powerfully in ways that create more possibility of change for their clients.
Our MI training course gives a highly interactive and practical experience of Motivational Interviewing, and its potential power to engage with people meaningfully, rather than do something to them. There will be opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and questions, conducted in ways that model the principles of a motivational skills approach. We will explore together how we can all nurture even the smallest steps of progress, with the emphasis on encouragement and trying to bring out the best in others as well as ourselves.
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||28 September 2021||09:30 - 16:30||The Portsmouth Academy||Map|
|2||29 September 2021||09:30 - 16:30||The Portsmouth Academy||Map|
|3||02 November 2021||09:45 - 12:00||Virtual Learning Platform||Map|
|4||30 November 2021||09:45 - 12:00||Virtual Learning Platform||Map|
|5||19 January 2022||09:45 - 12:00||Virtual Learning Platform||Map|
A webinar to support new and existing co-ordinators in schools to better understand the role and the support that EMAS can provide.
This webinar will also run on 5th July 2022Essential Information