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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 (Windsor and Maidenhead) (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 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 20/146

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Physical Restraint Training (CPI Accredited) (Cancelled)

This Physical Restraint training is accredited by Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and includes physical interventions and personal safety techniques, which are designed to maximise the safety of everyone involved in a crisis situation.

The course provides participants with strategies and skills to deal with challenging situations effectively. There is an emphasis on de-escalation throughout, and an understanding that restraint is only used when all other alternatives have failed. The training is concerned primarily with safety, and it is designed to raise the confidence of participants by ...
Course Code: EDU 19/385

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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1 (Cancelled)

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 19/240

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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 19/423

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Working with ADHD – Level 2 (Cancelled)

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 ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/243

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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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An Introduction to using Attachment Theory in Educational Settings

“Schools which are truly ‘attachment aware’ are those where all children are ready to learn and achieve.”
(National College for Teaching and Leadership, 2014)

This half day workshop, delivered via an online platform, is intended for people working in educational settings, from the early years upwards.

The workshop will offer an introduction to attachment theory, plus practical ideas about how an understanding of attachment theory can support the building of nurturing and containing relationships in the classroom. There will also be discussion about how to support children to return t ...
Course Code: EDU 20/299
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Session 1Friday 9 October 202010:00 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Team Teach: Two Day Course (Hope House)

Team Teach is a bespoke de-escalation and positive handling training programme for children, young people and adult’s services, ranging from pre-school to elderly care. Team-Teach training is affiliated to The General Services Association and has been accredited by the British Institute of Learning Disabilities and more recently, The Institute of Conflict Management 2015 (Team Teach, 2016).

This two day training course concentrates on strategies to effectively manage behaviour. 95% of the strategies covered in this course will focus on de-escalating situations, whilst the other 5% focuses o ...
Course Code: EY 20/063
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Session 1Monday 19 October 202009:30 - 16:30Hope House, 105 Queens Road, TW11 0LZ.
Session 2Tuesday 20 October 202009:30 - 16:30Hope House, 105 Queens Road, TW11 0LZ.
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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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