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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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KRSCP Workshop to Raise Awareness of PREVENT

The Prevent strategy, published by the Government in 2011, is part of our overall counter-terrorism strategy. The aim of the Prevent strategy is to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism by stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism' (Department of Education, 2015). To comply with the duty everyone working with children and young people should be able to demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the risk of radicalisation in their workplace.

The risk will vary greatly and most likely will be low locally, however this may and can change rapidly; no organisation is r ...
Course Code: EDU 20/197
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Session 1Tuesday 12 May 202015:30 - 17:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Makaton Foundation Workshop for Professionals

‘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 nationally recognised two day workshop is aimed at professionals working with and supporting people that present with communication difficulties. Very often this will be persons presenting with learning disability and autism to include those presenting with physical and sensory disability and challenges. Your role may be a teacher/tutor, speech and language therap ...
Course Code: EDU 19/423
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Session 1Tuesday 12 May 202009:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Wednesday 13 May 202009:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Paediatric First Aid 2-day (Windsor & Maidenhead) (EVENT FULL)

The Paediatric First Aid training course is designed for people caring for children in any organisation setting. It is suitable for au pairs, nannies, childminders, school staff, nursery and pre-school workers, sport and leisure staff, crèche leaders, parents and anyone responsible for the welfare of children.

In order to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises, and available at all times when children are present, and must accompany children on outings. Childmin ...
Course Code: EDU 19/596

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Session 1Tuesday 12 May 202009:30 - 16:30Maidenhead Project Centre, Maidenhead Project Centre, SL6 8BY
Session 2Wednesday 13 May 202009:30 - 16:30Maidenhead Project Centre, Maidenhead Project Centre, SL6 8BY
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Becoming a Childminder - Briefing Session

‘Childminders offer professional home-from-home childcare and early education, looking after small groups of children of different ages and from different families.’(Pacey, 2019)
Childminders play an important part in giving parents a greater choice of high quality, flexible childcare and family support packages.

To become a registered childminder in the Royal Borough of Kingston or London Borough of Richmond you will need to complete the following two phases:

• Briefing Session
• Mandatory training

Childminders are required to complete the following training prior to registration: ...
Course Code: EDU 19/782

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Building Resilience in Children and Young People

The ‘building resilience in children and young people’ training is for everyone who is interested in how to support children in reaching their best potential. Using positive reinforcement and basic strategies to help the child believe in his/herself provides them with the skills to cope with difficult situations they might face.

This course is relevant for everyone who works with children and who would like to learn more about what is useful in supporting the development of children’s ability to ‘bounce back’. Resilience is important to build ‘assets’ as to reduce risk factors that could i ...
Course Code: EDU 19/881
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Session 1Wednesday 13 May 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Early Years SEN Skills - Messy Play, Sticky Fingers and Toes

A series of workshops designed to develop the skills of the early years SENCo’s. Each workshop will focus on a different aspect of being a SENCo and provide practical training on each aspect. The course will build on the knowledge and existing training and equip delegates with a wide range of skills.

With increasing demands on the role of an Early Years SENCo this series of workshops will be relevant to all in the sector, regardless of experience. Delegates will have an opportunity to build a range of skills by attending any or all 12 of these workshops.
Course Code: EY 20/013
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Session 1Wednesday 13 May 202013:30 - 15:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Early Years SEN Skills - Messy Play, Sticky Fingers and Toes

A series of workshops designed to develop the skills of the early years SENCo’s. Each workshop will focus on a different aspect of being a SENCo and provide practical training on each aspect. The course will build on the knowledge and existing training and equip delegates with a wide range of skills.

With increasing demands on the role of an Early Years SENCo this series of workshops will be relevant to all in the sector, regardless of experience. Delegates will have an opportunity to build a range of skills by attending any or all 12 of these workshops.
Course Code: EY 20/015
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Session 1Wednesday 13 May 202018:30 - 20:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Preparing for Management (EVENT FULL)

Making the transition to a management role can be challenging. There are a range of skills and responsibilities relating specifically to management that need to be developed to be successful and bring the best out of your team.

This one-day workshop will help delegates – those likely to be in a management role in the foreseeable future – understand the key skills and responsibilities involved.

This is a one-day development programme aimed at aspiring managers and supervisors likely to move into a management role in the future, who have received little or no formal management training.
Course Code: BSS 19/060

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Session 1Wednesday 13 May 202009:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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Supervision Skills: Making the Most of Supervision

‘It is as though the confluence of the search for certainty in detecting and eradicating abuse and neglect, combined with the belief (and management oversight) that following rules will further reduce the risk of missing a case, has replaced the space of reflection on professional judgement which actually protect children and young people’ (Munro Review of Child, 2010).

Supervision is an essential element of Social Care; effective supervision is linked to improved outcomes for service users. This course is designed for frontline staff working with children, young people and families. It wil ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/139
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Session 1Wednesday 13 May 202009:30 - 16:30The Venue, Heatham House, TW1 1BH
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