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eLearning: Stay Safe Online

There is so much cyber security advice available these days, many people find it hard to know where to start. Some organisations struggle to explain why cyber security is something that all staff should care about. Even larger organisations (with dedicated training resources) find it difficult to explain the technical aspects of cyber security in ways that are relevant to their staff, so that they can help keep their organisations (and themselves) safe from cyber attack.

Equally, many small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and charities may not have the resources to put any cyber security ...
Course Code: EDU 20/049

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eLearning: Data Protection Training

Mishandled data can lead to serious consequences for organisations as well as for individual staff members, including financial penalties and disciplinary action.

Compliance with data protection legislation is both a personal and an organisational responsibility. All staff, including volunteers, have a responsibility to know how to process personal data.

This course is aimed at all Achieving for Children staff.
Course Code: EDU 20/310

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eLearning: Information Sharing

‘Information sharing is vital to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. A key factor identified in many serious case reviews (SCRs) has been a failure by practitioners to record information, to share it, to understand its significance and then take appropriate action’ (HM Government, Information sharing, 2015).

Research, feedback from national and local SCRs and Lessons Learnt tells us that early intervention and child protection are both dependent on good information sharing practice. Therefore, appropriate and timely information sharing is the key to delive ...
Course Code: EDU 20/335

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eLearning: Record Keeping for Foster Carers

“A child’s records are an important source of information for them. They provide information about the sequence of events which brought about Children’s Social Care intervention into their life and (in many instances) explain the reasons for decisions about their care. These can be key to helping a child to understand themselves and their past. It may also be helpful for the child in later life when they want to understand more about their childhood.

Records also help to make sure that situations are clearly understood and this can help if allegations are made against you. They may also be ...
Course Code: EDU 21/195

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Responsible Case Recording (AfC only) (Windsor and Maidenhead)

In 2020 Ofsted judged RBWM as Good. However, one of the areas highlighted as needing further development from the Ofsted report is ‘the quality and consistency of our recording. ‘ We are committed to ensuring that the good work that our staff undertake with children and families is properly reflected in children’s records.

Effective Case Recording is an integral part of a practitioners work. It can serve to help/evidence the following:

• Provide accurate, current, comprehensive and concise information about children/young people, their carers and any services provided.
• Provide easy ...
Course Code: EDU 21/379(2)

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Writing a Child Permanence Report (CPR) (Cancelled)

The Child Permanence Report (CPR) is one of the most important reports a social worker will be asked to complete. It provides information that will be the basis of how the child understands their history during their childhood and throughout their adult life.

A CPR is the document that will be used for the agency decision maker to reach their decision that the child ‘should be placed for adoption’. It is important when writing a CPR to keep in mind the different functions a CPR has and the potential audiences.

This workshop is designed for all social workers involved in care planning fo ...
Course Code: EDU 21/492

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Permanency Planning for Children and the Adoption Process (Windsor and Maidenhead) (Cancelled)

“The long-term plan for the child’s upbringing and provides an underpinning framework for all social work with children and their families from family support through to adoption. The objective of planning for permanence is therefore to ensure that children have a secure, stable and loving family to support them through childhood and beyond and to give them a sense of security.” Children Act 1989, Guidance and Regulations Vol. II: care planning, placement, and case review (June 2015).The permanency planning process can identify which option best meets the needs of the individual child.

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Course Code: EDU 21/228(2)
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Session 1Wednesday 16 June 202113:00 - 16:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Children's Social Care Joined Legal Training Programme - Contact/ Sibling Assessment/ Post-placement contact (AfC only) (Windsor and Maidenhead)

Social Care Professionals are required to interpret and apply legislation, guidance and case law on a daily basis. Incorrect interpretation and/or application can cause anxiety and confusion among professionals. This can negatively affect the decision-making process and lead to drift and delay, poor outcomes and ultimately leaving a child at risk.

This training programme was developed by the Joint legal team in Reading Borough Council , which will provide a range of half day courses that will instil social workers with knowledge, understanding and skills needed to carry out their roles lawf ...
Course Code: EDU 21/258(2)

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Responsible Case Recording (AfC only) (Windsor and Maidenhead)

In 2020 Ofsted judged RBWM as Good. However, one of the areas highlighted as needing further development from the Ofsted report is ‘the quality and consistency of our recording. ‘ We are committed to ensuring that the good work that our staff undertake with children and families is properly reflected in children’s records.

Effective Case Recording is an integral part of a practitioners work. It can serve to help/evidence the following:

• Provide accurate, current, comprehensive and concise information about children/young people, their carers and any services provided.
• Provide easy ...
Course Code: EDU 21/381(2)
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Session 1Monday 21 June 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Writing a Child Permanence Report (CPR)

The Child Permanence Report (CPR) is one of the most important reports a social worker will be asked to complete. It provides information that will be the basis of how the child understands their history during their childhood and throughout their adult life.

A CPR is the document that will be used for the agency decision maker to reach their decision that the child ‘should be placed for adoption’. It is important when writing a CPR to keep in mind the different functions a CPR has and the potential audiences.

This workshop is designed for all social workers involved in care planning fo ...
Course Code: EDU 21/493
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Session 1Tuesday 22 June 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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