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eLearning: Unconscious Bias

Biases are inclinations that people hold towards a particular idea, individual, group or belief. They can cause us to act favourably or unfavourably towards groups of people based on characteristics that we perceive them to possess. Unconscious bias is not intentional but it can affect everyday decisions and interactions.

At Achieving for Children, we are committed to valuing difference and diversity in our workforce and in the children and families we work with, so that their identities are promoted and their individual needs can be met.

This elearning course gives a clear insight into ...
Course Code: EDU 20/368

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Introduction to Mindfulness

‘Mindfulness is a technique you can learn which involves making a special effort to notice what's happening in the present moment (in your mind, body and surroundings) – without judging anything’ (Mind, 2018).

The needs of practitioners working in children’s services are continually changing. Staff are working in a fast changing business climate with unprecedented challenges, tight finances and customers with increasing expectations. It is therefore important to provide opportunities for staff to develop their skills and knowledge in a wide range of areas to ensure success in delivering the ...
Course Code: EDU 20/866
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Session 1Tuesday 24 November 202009:30 - 13:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Managing Telephone Aggression

Anyone whose job requires them to deal with the public can be at risk from violence. This can include employees engaged in giving a service, education, caring professions, cash transactions, delivery and collection, and controlling or representing authority (Healthy Working Lives, 2013).

This course is designed for practitioners whose role entails dealing with many partners and customers via the telephone.

Please note this is an online course and a joining instructions will be sent to you prior to the course start time . We recommend that all delegates login to the session in plenty o ...
Course Code: EDU 20/717
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Session 1Wednesday 2 December 202009:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Attachment: Use in Assessment - Level 3 (Windsor and Maidenhead)

This series of three courses will focus upon how an improved understanding of attachment strategies can inform work with children, young people and families, and offer an additional lens through which to attempt to understand their behaviour in the home, in placements, and in educational settings. The courses will also introduce ideas of how workers and carers for vulnerable children and young people can adapt their ways of working in order to promote best outcomes for the children.

This course follows on from Attachment: Impact on Practice- Level 2. It is aimed at professionals working wi ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/239
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Session 1Wednesday 20 January 202110:00 - 15:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Supporting Resilience in Practitioners (Windsor and Maidenhead)

When referring to resilience we often consider the definition to mean an individual’s ability to recover quickly from setbacks. We make reference to how they can cope with high pressure demands and how they adapt to stress and adversity.

This training day is intended to help practitioners to develop and sustain their own resilience. The day will include a mixture of presentations of theory and concepts, and self-reflective exercises in small groups.

Change Point will lead this day; they have a wealth of experience in the field and work closely with a number of our established trainers su ...
Course Code: EDU 21/061
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Session 1Monday 8 February 202113:30 - 16:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Managing Aggression and Violence

Anyone whose job requires them to deal with the public can be at risk from violence. This can include employees engaged in giving a service, education, caring professions, cash transactions, delivery and collection, and controlling or representing authority (Healthy Working Lives, 2013).

This workshop will provide staff with the knowledge and skills to effectively respond to situations of conflict with service users. Such situations may include incidents where service users display aggressive or threatening behaviour or in extreme cases use physical aggression or violence. The focus of th ...
Course Code: EDU 20/725
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Session 1Thursday 18 February 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Managing Aggression and Violence (Windsor and Maidenhead)

Anyone whose job requires them to deal with the public can be at risk from violence. This can include employees engaged in giving a service, education, caring professions, cash transactions, delivery and collection, and controlling or representing authority (Healthy Working Lives, 2013).

This workshop will provide staff with the knowledge and skills to effectively respond to situations of conflict with service users. Such situations may include incidents where service users display aggressive or threatening behaviour or in extreme cases use physical aggression or violence. The focus of th ...
Course Code: EDU 20/726
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Session 1Tuesday 2 March 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Attachment: Use in Assessment - Level 3

This series of three courses will focus upon how an improved understanding of attachment strategies can inform work with children, young people and families, and offer an additional lens through which to attempt to understand their behaviour in the home, in placements, and in educational settings. The courses will also introduce ideas of how workers and carers for vulnerable children and young people can adapt their ways of working in order to promote best outcomes for the children.

This course follows on from Attachment: Impact on Practice- Level 2. It is aimed at professionals working wi ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/237
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Session 1Tuesday 9 March 202110:00 - 15:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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First Response and Personal Safety for Lone Workers

This course will equip employees with the skills to observe and manage risk. The session will be interactive and engaging and is
designed to meet the needs of practitioners working with children, young people and their families.

The training provider has a wealth of experience, they know how important it is for lone workers to have access to a practical training offer on this really important subject area. Consequently, this course is intended to provide staff who work alone with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage the risks of lone working and respond to situations of conflic ...
Course Code: EDU 20/723
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Session 1Thursday 6 May 202109:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Attachment: Use in Assessment - Level 3

This series of three courses will focus upon how an improved understanding of attachment strategies can inform work with children, young people and families, and offer an additional lens through which to attempt to understand their behaviour in the home, in placements, and in educational settings. The courses will also introduce ideas of how workers and carers for vulnerable children and young people can adapt their ways of working in order to promote best outcomes for the children.

This course follows on from Attachment: Impact on Practice- Level 2. It is aimed at professionals working wi ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/238
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Session 1Tuesday 15 June 202109:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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