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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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The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Learning Disability and Autism Training: Tier 1 (AfC & Health)

The National Autistic Society is one of lead delivery partners in the national pilot for the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training in Learning Disability and Autism for health and social care. We are pleased to be working with NHS Frimley CCG to offer the opportunity for organisations/teams from across health and social care to take part in the pilot. For more background information about the national pilot please visit https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/learning-disability/oliver-mcgowan-mandatory-training-learning-disability-autism

The overall objective of introducing the Oliver McGowan Mandato ...
Course Code: EDU 21/650

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The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Learning Disability and Autism Training: Tier 1 (AfC & Health)

The National Autistic Society is one of lead delivery partners in the national pilot for the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training in Learning Disability and Autism for health and social care. We are pleased to be working with NHS Frimley CCG to offer the opportunity for organisations/teams from across health and social care to take part in the pilot. For more background information about the national pilot please visit https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/learning-disability/oliver-mcgowan-mandatory-training-learning-disability-autism

The overall objective of introducing the Oliver McGowan Mandato ...
Course Code: EDU 21/651
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Session 1Friday 24 September 202109:30 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school-age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these indivi ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/139
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Session 1Tuesday 28 September 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 5 October 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Managing Racism in the Workplace

‘Race discrimination, illegal in the UK since 1976, arises when someone is unfairly disadvantaged for reasons related to their race which, for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins. Caste may also be specifically included in future. To change attitudes, organisations should promote an open culture of respect and dignity for all employees, and value difference.’ (CIPD, 2020)

The workshop will give participants an opportunity to reflect on the construction on ‘race’ and how it influences professional interactions in the workplace. W ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/094
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Session 1Tuesday 28 September 202110:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Supporting Children and Young People with Pathological Demand Avoidance (EVENT FULL)

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a complex autism spectrum condition characterised by high anxiety and a need to be in control. As a result of high anxiety individuals with PDA can find everyday demands and requests intolerable. Often children and young people with PDA can display behaviours that are challenging to others.

This course will be relevant to staff who work with or support families who have children with autism and a demand avoidant profile. The course is interactive and will equip attendees with a range of strategies to use, or to advise parents to use when working wit ...
Course Code: EDU 21/467

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Session 1Wednesday 29 September 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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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 21/618(2)
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Session 1Tuesday 5 October 202118:30 - 21:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Learning Disability and Autism Training: Tier 2 (AfC & Health)

The development of the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training is a result of years of campaigning for mandatory training. The National Autistic Society is one of lead delivery partners in the national pilot for the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training in Learning Disability and Autism for health and social care. We are pleased to be working with NHS Frimley CCG to offer the opportunity for organisations/teams from across health and social care to take part in the pilot. For more background information about the national pilot please visit https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/learning-disability/oliver-mcgo ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/129
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Session 1Monday 11 October 202109:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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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: EDU 21/602
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Session 1Friday 22 October 202109:30 - 14:30Home Study, 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 21/133
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Session 1Friday 29 October 202113:00 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Friday 3 December 202113:00 - 16:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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