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Basic Life Support for School Nurses and Health Visitors

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.

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Course Code: EY 21/042
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Session 1Tuesday 18 January 202210:00 - 12:00Moor Lane Centre, Moor Lane, KT9 2AA
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Basic Life Support for School Nurses and Health Visitors

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 21/043
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Session 1Tuesday 18 January 202212:00 - 14:00Moor Lane Centre, Moor Lane, KT9 2AA
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Cultural Awareness Thumbnail

Culture can describe beliefs, behaviours and traits of an ethnic, social or age demographic. The cultural background of any individual will impact on how they interact with others.

A number of recent Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) have highlighted that professionals working with families may benefit from being upskilled in their knowledge and understanding of working with families from different cultural backgrounds. Learning from these reviews will feed into this course and in doing so the facilitator will aim to build on delegates' understanding of how cultural background will influence the ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/156
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Session 1Tuesday 18 January 202209:30 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Introduction to Anxiety Disorders in Children & Young People (EVENT FULL) Thumbnail

This course will provide practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families, essential knowledge and understanding of Anxiety Disorders. The course will introduce practitioners to an overview of what anxiety is, and the impact it has upon school and home life. The course will be engaging and offer practitioners valuable advice and guidance when working with a young person dealing with Anxiety.

According to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, “anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems; nearly 300 thousand young people in Britain have an anxiety disorde ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/158

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Session 1Tuesday 18 January 202209:30 - 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: EDU 21/637(2)
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Session 1Wednesday 19 January 202210:00 - 15:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Mental Health First Aid (AfC Family Hub Only) (Windsor & Maidenhead)

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Youth Mental Health First Aid is an invaluable training programme designed specifically for those who teach, work with, live with or care for young people aged 11 – 18. The training provides information, tools and techniques to promote a young person's mental and emotional wellbeing and to enable participants to support a young person who might be experiencing mental and emotional distress.

Objective and relevance of the training:
The objective of the training is to promote early intervention and support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. 1 in 8 chi ...
Course Code: SFVSS 22/004(2)
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Session 1Wednesday 19 January 202209:30 - 17:00Windsor Youth and Community Centre, 65 Alma Road, SL4 3HD
Session 2Thursday 20 January 202209:30 - 17:00Windsor Youth and Community Centre, 65 Alma Road, SL4 3HD
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Signs of Safety - 2x Day Foundation

Achieving for Children is implementing Signs of Safety from 19 June 2017. The Signs of Safety model promotes strong relationship building and enables practitioners across different disciplines to work in partnership with children and families to maintain a focus on building safety within the family.

The heart of the Signs of Safety process is an assessment and case planning format that is meaningful for professionals as well as the parents, children and young people being assessed. The Signs of Safety format offers a simple yet rigorous assessment format that the practitioner can use to e ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1131
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Session 1Wednesday 19 January 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Thursday 20 January 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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ASC & ADHD Specialist Course

Around 1% of children have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ‘is thought to affect 3–9% of school-age children and young people in the UK’ (NICE 2013). It is essential that these individuals have a positive experience of care and support. For this to be achieved staff need a good understanding of ASC and ADHD and how to work effectively with the difficulties in their role.

Children with ASC and ADHD often need particular support and this programme will provide practitioners with information on how they can best support young pe ...
Course Code: EDU 22/033
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Thursday 20 January 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Thursday 10 February 202209:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
Session 3Thursday 3 March 202209:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
Session 4Thursday 31 March 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 5Thursday 21 April 202209:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
Session 6Thursday 5 May 202209:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
Session 7Thursday 19 May 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Electrical Safety

There are approximately 137 accidents involving electric shock or burns reported to the HSE every year; and about 12 of these are fatalities.

Even minor shocks can lead to permanent injury as a result of a subsequent fall. Consequently, sufficient information, supervision and training is critical to the safety of employees who are responsible for electrical safety in their place of work.
Electrical Safety Awareness provides the basic knowledge necessary for those in charge of or managing premises. Effective training will drive down the risk of electrical incidents and help you, the emplo ...
Course Code: EY21/015
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Session 1Thursday 20 January 202209:30 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Family Network Meetings (Cancelled)

At AfC we have recently introduced the use of family network meetings into our Practice Standards and we want to develop our practitioners to gain more understanding and build confidence in the use of network meetings to support children and young people safety and wellbeing.

Family network meetings are a key aspect of safety planning used in Signs of Safety. You will have heard of the traditional African saying ‘It takes a village to raise a child’. A child who is connected to many people who care for them will almost always have a better life experience and be safer than an isolated child ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1113
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Session 1Thursday 20 January 202209:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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