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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 21/533
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Session 1Tuesday 11 January 202218:00 - 20:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Managers Briefing: Getting to grips with the new recruitment system

Achieving for Children (AfC) are currently in the process of making key changes to our HR services, these changes will take effect from 10 September 2021.

We are working with a new recruitment system: Hireserve. This will enable managers to coordinate the recruitment process more smoothly and efficiently.

This briefing is designed for hiring managers. It will take you through the life cycle of recruitment, exploring all the stages required whilst ensuring managers are confident of their roles.

These sessions will be delivered virtually, joining instructions will be emailed to conf ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1244
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Session 1Tuesday 11 January 202211:30 - 13:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Safeguarding Children: Child Protection Process Level 3 - Refresher

This course is for staff who have previously completed Level 2 and Level 3 safeguarding courses and are required to refresh their knowledge and skills. This training session will refresh understanding delegates about the processes involved with child protection procedures, including statutory assessment.

It is expected that all those who work predominantly with children, young people and/or carers who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. As a consequence practitioners ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1195

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Working with Couple and Parental Dynamics

Over several decades one of the key issues that is consistently highlighted in serious case reviews (see Brandon et al (2013), Neglect and Serious Case Reviews; Ofsted: Ages of Concern – Learning Lessons from Serious Case Reviews (2011)) and academic research is the failure to effectively and systematically engage with and assess fathers and other men as a potential risk or resource for children. This is a well-recognised systemic and cultural issue, which is rooted in the understandings of men and fatherhood prevalent within social care systems, and in social care systems’ responses. Despite ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/230(3)
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Session 1Tuesday 11 January 202209:30 - 12:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Basic Life Support for School Nurses and Health Visitors (Windsor and Maidenhead) (EVENT FULL)

Rapid response to emergency situations can save lives. Survival rates for an unconscious individual are increased by up to 60 percent through prompt resuscitation.

The Basic Life Support course covers Adult and paediatric Life support including Anaphylaxis. Is it aimed at health care professionals who care for patients It is in accordance with the Resuscitation Council (UK) and is required for nurse’s revalidation.

This course is specifically commissioned for Health colleagues who work for Achieving for children as part of their annual revalidation requirements.

The session will be in ...
Course Code: EY 21/038(2)

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Session 1Wednesday 12 January 202209:30 - 11:30Windsor Youth and Community Centre, 65 Alma Road, SL4 3HD
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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-w ...
Course Code: EDU 21/760
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Session 1Wednesday 12 January 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Working with Young Fathers

Over several decades one of the key issues that is consistently highlighted in serious case reviews (see Brandon et al (2013), Neglect and Serious Case Reviews; Ofsted: Ages of Concern – Learning Lessons from Serious Case Reviews (2011)) and academic research is the failure to effectively and systematically engage with and assess fathers and other men as a potential risk or resource for children. This is a well-recognised systemic and cultural issue, which is rooted in the understandings of men and fatherhood prevalent within social care systems, and in social care systems’ responses. Despite ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/232(3)
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Session 1Wednesday 12 January 202210:00 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility Level 2 (Windsor and Maidenhead) Thumbnail

The safeguarding of children is the responsibility of everyone who works with children and young people. This safeguarding session is a multi-agency session and is only available to those working in across children's services. If your organisation would like an in-service session delivered in your own setting on level 1 or 2 safeguarding please contact training@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Everyone who works with children has a responsibility for keeping them safe. No single practitioner can have a full picture of a child’s needs and circumstances and, if children and families are to receive ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/163(2)
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Session 1Thursday 13 January 202209:30 - 13:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) and DASH (Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Harassment and Honour Based Abuse) (Windsor and Maidenhead)

MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) and DASH (Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Harassment and Honour Based Abuse) is a virtual half day training course.

This training course will equip front line practitioners, managers and specialist staff to recognise and respond to adults at risk of domestic abuse, stalking, harassment and honour based abuse.

It will give an understanding of risk factors associated with domestic abuse, risk identification,assessment and management, including the MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment) process. According to the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSE ...
Course Code: EDU 21/162(2)
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Session 1Monday 17 January 202209:30 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Paediatric First Aid 2-day

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 21/584
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Session 1Monday 17 January 202209:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Tuesday 18 January 202209:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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