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Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility Level 2 (EVENT FULL)

The safeguarding of children is the responsibility of everyone who works with children and young people. This safeguarding session is a single agency session and is only available to those working in schools. Bookings received from organisations that are not a school will be cancelled. 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

All other sectors please visit http://kingstonandrichmondlscb.org.uk/training.php to book your centrally based safeguarding training

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Course Code: SFVSS 18/158

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Makaton Foundation Workshop for Professionals (Cancelled)

‘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 18/639

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Lunch and Learn Session: Advocacy Service (Windsor and Maidenhead)

This is a one hour session on every Friday for all Windsor and Maidenhead AFC Staff to come together, share best practice, and refresh knowledge.

In Achieving for Children we think it is really important that teams and services are able to meet up regularly. What sets this concept apart from other courses is the accessibility and less framed structure of this approach.

The lunch and learn session are important, not just to share a level of expertise but they enable two way, regular communications among employees from different parts of AFC. With practitioner attendance we will be able t ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/262
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Session 1Friday 18 October 201912:00 - 13:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone F Room 1, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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The Impact of Sensory Processing in the Classroom

‘Sensory processing is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioural responses. Whether you are biting into a hamburger, riding a bicycle, or reading a book, your successful completion of the activity requires processing sensation or sensory integration’ (Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, 2016).

The workshop will outline and explain sensory processing in relation to children and young people whose difficulties with sensory integration are impacting on their ability to carry out everyday tasks. ...
Course Code: EDU 19/565
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Session 1Friday 18 October 201909:30 - 13:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Young People’s Voices - Personalisation and Participation (SEND) (Cancelled)

‘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 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 guideline ...
Course Code: BSS 19/035
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Session 1Friday 18 October 201909:45 - 16:15Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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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 need ...
Course Code: EDU 19/424
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Session 1Monday 11 November 201918:30 - 21:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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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 wor ...
Course Code: EDU 19/723
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Session 1Thursday 14 November 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) (Windsor and Maidenhead)

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. In the first UK screening research published in November 2018 it is suggested that between 6 and 17% of the population might be affected.

Within the care system (and with adopted children), the figures jump considerably. The most recent published study found that 35% of children in care in one Authority were affected by FASD, and 75% of chi ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/185
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Session 1Tuesday 19 November 201909:30 - 14:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Council Chambers, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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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-with- ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/238
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Session 1Wednesday 20 November 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Lego Therapy

LEGO®-based therapy was created by psychologist Daniel LeGoff, who noticed that children with autism were more interested in interacting together when through the medium of LEGO® play materials. LEGO®-based therapy was established as a group intervention to develop social skills in children with autism and related conditions.

This course will equip attendees with the theory behind Lego therapy and how to use this approach to support social communication skills. It is designed to be a practical and interactive workshop for practitioners, the session will cover how to set up and run Lego ther ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/184
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Session 1Thursday 28 November 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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