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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

‘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 ne ...
Course Code: EDU 20/720
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Session 1Monday 5 October 202018:30 - 21:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are starting to be recognised as a major barrier in the way of children with care experience, which prevents them from making the progress that is expected of them. However, it does not just affect those in care. It is currently estimated that 15 per 10,000 people around the world are estimated to have Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), the most severe form of FASD (‘The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome’, 2017).

Within the care system, the figures jump tenfold or more. The most recent published study found that 35% of children in care in one Authori ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/143
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Session 1Tuesday 20 October 202009:30 - 14:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Young People’s Voices - Personalisation and Participation (SEND)

‘Participation is important because it brings everyone closer’ (Young person with SEND, 2017)

It is a fundamental right of all children and young people to be heard and this is enshrined as one of the 4 core principles of the United Nations Convention on The Rights of The Child. (1989)

The Children Act (1989 & 2004) made it a requirement for local authorities to give “due regard to a child’s wishes” in relation to making decisions and taking actions to protect individual children, as well as providing services.

According to the most recently updated SEND Code of Practice guidelines (2 ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/219
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Session 1Friday 30 October 202013:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Friday 27 November 202013:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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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: SFVSS 20/245
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Session 1Wednesday 4 November 202010:00 - 15:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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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 wo ...
Course Code: EDU 20/740
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Session 1Tuesday 10 November 202009:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 17 November 202009:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Epilepsy Awareness

This course is a short course that will provide an introduction to Epilepsy. ‘Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition which affects approximately 1:100 of the general population (approximately 1:240 children under 16).’ (Epilepsy Action, 2018)

People’s knowledge of epilepsy is often limited, and there are a lot of misconceptions. This course will increase your knowledge of epilepsy, and increase your confidence were you to have to deal with a situation where someone is having a seizure.

‘Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. Seizures ar ...
Course Code: EDU 20/855

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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 scho ...
Course Code: EY 20/062
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Session 1Wednesday 9 December 202010:00 - 15:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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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 January 202110:00 - 13:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Young People’s Voices - Personalisation and Participation (SEND)

‘Participation is important because it brings everyone closer’ (Young person with SEND, 2017)

It is a fundamental right of all children and young people to be heard and this is enshrined as one of the 4 core principles of the United Nations Convention on The Rights of The Child. (1989)

The Children Act (1989 & 2004) made it a requirement for local authorities to give “due regard to a child’s wishes” in relation to making decisions and taking actions to protect individual children, as well as providing services.

According to the most recently updated SEND Code of Practice guidelines (2 ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/220
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Session 1Tuesday 19 January 202113:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 23 February 202113:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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