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eLearning: Equality and Diversity

Maintaining an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity is essential to any organisation. This revealing course is split into four modules to thoroughly explore the issues involved and their relevance to us all, including protections laid out in the Equality Act 2010.

With this course you will learn inclusion in terms of equality and diversity and the universal benefits of promoting an inclusive workplace. The course discusses protected characteristics and explains the problems surrounding prejudice and discrimination.

This course is intended for anyone who would like to ...
Course Code: EDU 19/1007

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Introduction to Makaton (Windsor and Maidenhead)

‘Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language; the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order’ (The Makaton Charity, 2017).
This Makaton taster session is an introductory and experiential session. Delegates will learn about the Makaton Language Programme: what it is, how it works and who it is used by. They will see demonstrations of approximately forty signs and symbols. Delegates can use and try these signs and symbols in their own workplace or with the individual(s) with communication need ...
Course Code: EDU 20/146
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Session 1Friday 1 May 202009:30 - 12:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Desborough Theatre, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Physical Restraint Training (CPI Accredited)

This Physical Restraint training is accredited by Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and includes physical interventions and personal safety techniques, which are designed to maximise the safety of everyone involved in a crisis situation.

The course provides participants with strategies and skills to deal with challenging situations effectively. There is an emphasis on de-escalation throughout, and an understanding that restraint is only used when all other alternatives have failed. The training is concerned primarily with safety, and it is designed to raise the confidence of participants by ...
Course Code: EDU 19/385
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Session 1Tuesday 5 May 202009:00 - 15:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1

This course will enable practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families to increase their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The course will provide an overview of what ADHD is and the impact it has upon school and home life. By the end of the day practitioners will have the essential skills and knowledge to better support children and their families locally.

ADHD is thought to affect 2–5% of school-age children and young people in the UK (NICE, 2018). https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs39/documents/care-and-support-for-people-with- ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/240
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Session 1Wednesday 6 May 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Deaf Awareness

This year, we are offering deaf awareness and sign language workshops for practitioners across Kingston, Richmond and Windsor and Maidenhead. This training is essential for staff and volunteers, in their work with vulnerable service users and families.

Throughout history sign language has been regarded as inferior and not recognised as a proper language at all, but as a system of mime and gestures. Although sign language has been around for over a hundred years, it was not until 1974 that it was acknowledged that sign language is a language in its own right and officially named 'British Sig ...
Course Code: EDU 20/088
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Session 1Tuesday 12 May 202010:00 - 13:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these individ ...
Course Code: EDU 19/728
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Session 1Tuesday 19 May 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Makaton (Windsor and Maidenhead)

‘Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language; the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order’ (The Makaton Charity, 2017).
This Makaton taster session is an introductory and experiential session. Delegates will learn about the Makaton Language Programme: what it is, how it works and who it is used by. They will see demonstrations of approximately forty signs and symbols. Delegates can use and try these signs and symbols in their own workplace or with the individual(s) with communication need ...
Course Code: EDU 20/145
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Session 1Wednesday 27 May 202018:30 - 21:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Desborough Theatre, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1 Inset (Home-Start Elmbridge)

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these individ ...
Course Code: EDU 20/110
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Session 1Tuesday 9 June 202009:30 - 13:00Church Gate House, Downside Bridge Road, KT11 3EJ
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Working with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 2

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be made after the age of three. It's estimated that more than 1 in every 100 people in the UK has ASD. More boys are diagnosed with the condition than girls. (NHS, 2016)”
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/

This course is for practitioners who already possess some knowledge of Autism and are supporting children and young people on the spectrum. This programme wor ...
Course Code: EDU 19/725
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Session 1Thursday 11 June 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Working with ADHD – Level 2

This course will build on content from the ‘Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)’ level 1 course. By the end of this course practitioners who are working directly with children and young people and/or their families will have the essential knowledge and understanding of ADHD, enabling them to work more effectively with those children and families. The course will particularly focus on supporting and managing ADHD in children and young people.

Attendance at level 1 ADHD training is required before commencement of this course.

ADHD is thought to affect 3–9% of ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/243
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Session 1Wednesday 24 June 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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