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Learning Aims: To better understand ADHD and its effects on the child in your care Enable you to better manage your child’s behaviour Increase your confidence in the skills and abilities to ‘parent’ Develop an even better relationship between you and your child Have key basic techniques for effective interventions

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Learning Aims: To understand the importance of siblings To understand sibling relationships in abusive or neglectful families To be aware of the benefits of placing siblings together To be aware of the barriers to placing siblings together To know the practices for keeping siblings together in placement To know what to do when siblings cannot live in the same home To know how to maintain ties between separated siblings To recognise sibling issues within care

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Learning Aims: To understand the importance of siblings To understand sibling relationships in abusive or neglectful families To be aware of the benefits of placing siblings together To be aware of the barriers to placing siblings together To know the practices for keeping siblings together in placement To know what to do when siblings cannot live in the same home To know how to maintain ties between separated siblings To recognise sibling issues within care

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Learning Objectives: Explore the ways in which the changes to family dynamics brought about by fostering causes stress Identify ways of maintaining positive elements of “pre-fostering life” and self-care Explore how the stresses caused by Covid may manifest themselves for carers and children and how to minimise these stresses Analyse factors that lead to compassion fatigue in your work Identify coping strategies that you can use to increase your resiliency Develop ways to find support for yourself and give support to your colleagues

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Learning Objectives: Explore the ways in which the changes to family dynamics brought about by fostering causes stress Identify ways of maintaining positive elements of “pre-fostering life” and self-care Explore how the stresses caused by Covid may manifest themselves for carers and children and how to minimise these stresses Analyse factors that lead to compassion fatigue in your work Identify coping strategies that you can use to increase your resiliency Develop ways to find support for yourself and give support to your colleagues

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The Dark Web Training – Learning Outcomes: To understand what the Dark Web is How does the Dark Web work? Why must carers understand the Dark Web better? What threats exist on the Dark Web? What steps can staff and carers take to minimise these threats?

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The Dark Web Training – Learning Outcomes: To understand what the Dark Web is How does the Dark Web work? Why must carers understand the Dark Web better? What threats exist on the Dark Web? What steps can staff and carers take to minimise these threats?

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1. Examine various ways in which family members are affected by fostering. 2. To enable foster carers to communicate the challenges and dilemmas that are inherent in fostering with family members. 3. To clearly explain the role that family members can play in supporting foster children. 4. To encourage foster carers to reflect on the emotions likely to arise for family members. 5. To demarcate roles and responsibilities that are delegated to family members usually sons and daughters living at home. 6. To point out the pitfalls of fostering which may include allegations against family members and discuss how they will be supported. 7. To examine the effects of separation on birth children who are left behind if a placement breaks down. 8. To support foster carers in developing positive strategies that will encourage birth children to cope with a wide range of possible emotions negative, i.e. envy, resentment and loss.

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1. Examine various ways in which family members are affected by fostering. 2. To enable foster carers to communicate the challenges and dilemmas that are inherent in fostering with family members. 3. To clearly explain the role that family members can play in supporting foster children. 4. To encourage foster carers to reflect on the emotions likely to arise for family members. 5. To demarcate roles and responsibilities that are delegated to family members usually sons and daughters living at home. 6. To point out the pitfalls of fostering which may include allegations against family members and discuss how they will be supported. 7. To examine the effects of separation on birth children who are left behind if a placement breaks down. 8. To support foster carers in developing positive strategies that will encourage birth children to cope with a wide range of possible emotions negative, i.e. envy, resentment and loss.

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The primary aims of the course are: To look at the aims of contact for looked-after children To explore how carers can develop skills in relation to contact To provide a safe space to discuss experiences and in order to problem solve and support others To enable carers to build effective strategies for dealing with contact difficulties To address contact within an anti-discriminatory framework Format: Taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, whole group discussion Hand-outs: Full hand-outs and sources of further information will be provided

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The primary aims of the course are: To look at the aims of contact for looked-after children To explore how carers can develop skills in relation to contact To provide a safe space to discuss experiences and in order to problem solve and support others To enable carers to build effective strategies for dealing with contact difficulties To address contact within an anti-discriminatory framework Format: Taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, whole group discussion Hand-outs: Full hand-outs and sources of further information will be provided

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The primary learning objectives of the course are as follows: Be able to describe what advocacy is and why it’s important Have identified the key principles of advocacy and understand why independence is important Understand the role of the police when young people are arrested Understand the role of the Appropriate Adult when called to the police station Understand Redbridge YOS/police Appropriate Adult protocol

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The primary learning objectives of the course are as follows: Be able to describe what advocacy is and why it’s important Have identified the key principles of advocacy and understand why independence is important Understand the role of the police when young people are arrested Understand the role of the Appropriate Adult when called to the police station Understand Redbridge YOS/police Appropriate Adult protocol

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Learning Outcomes: What is conflict? What is workplace conflict? Identify common styles of conflict Identifying preferred conflict style informed by SFC Identify behaviours that are likely to trigger events leading to conflict Identify how to apply solution-focused conversations on a one to one basis

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Learning Outcomes: What is conflict? What is workplace conflict? Identify common styles of conflict Identifying preferred conflict style informed by SFC Identify behaviours that are likely to trigger events leading to conflict Identify how to apply solution-focused conversations on a one to one basis

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Learning Outcomes for the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy course: Support youth in developing an appreciation and understanding of feelings, body states, and associated thoughts and behaviours; Helping youth develop an increased capacity to tolerate and manage physiological and emotional experience; and Enhancing tolerance for and skill in building a relational connection.

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Learning Outcomes for the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy course: Support youth in developing an appreciation and understanding of feelings, body states, and associated thoughts and behaviours; Helping youth develop an increased capacity to tolerate and manage physiological and emotional experience; and Enhancing tolerance for and skill in building a relational connection.

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Learning Outcomes for the Autism (ASC) and Anxiety course: Explore why anxiety is so prevalent for those with Autism Spectrum Condition Look at the possible causes of anxiety (sensory, social etc) Share ideas of releasing stress in ASC Offer a selection of methods and resources to address anxiety in ASC to make training easy to apply Understand and implement the ASC acceptance model Explore the balance of compensating vs overcompensating Look at how modern technologies are supporting those with ASC Understand the importance of self-care and how to do this

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Learning Outcomes for the Autism (ASC) and Anxiety course: Explore why anxiety is so prevalent for those with Autism Spectrum Condition Look at the possible causes of anxiety (sensory, social etc) Share ideas of releasing stress in ASC Offer a selection of methods and resources to address anxiety in ASC to make training easy to apply Understand and implement the ASC acceptance model Explore the balance of compensating vs overcompensating Look at how modern technologies are supporting those with ASC Understand the importance of self-care and how to do this

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Learning Outcomes for the Autism and Sexuality course: 1. Define sexuality 2. Explore common myths 3. Consider challenging behaviour patterns 4. Look at challenges in conversation 5. Become familiar with key research 6. Consider possible risks both to the young person and wider community 7. Explore assessment methods 8. Identify issues in sex education 9. Discuss social and life skills and the role of the family

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Learning Outcomes for the Autism and Sexuality course: 1. Define sexuality 2. Explore common myths 3. Consider challenging behaviour patterns 4. Look at challenges in conversation 5. Become familiar with key research 6. Consider possible risks both to the young person and wider community 7. Explore assessment methods 8. Identify issues in sex education 9. Discuss social and life skills and the role of the family

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Learning Outcomes: The meaning of evidence-based management and why it’s important The use of analytical skills The nature of logical reasoning, when planning social care work The quality of critical thinking The kind of critical evaluation, when planning placements, working with professionals and other partnerships agencies The skills required by external and internal staff

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Learning Aims:  What is assertive communication? Why use assertive communication? The advantages of assertiveness in communication What assertive communication is not Identifying behavioural choices and how we support a young person to use them Characteristics of assertiveness in communication

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Learning Aims:  What is assertive communication? Why use assertive communication? The advantages of assertiveness in communication What assertive communication is not Identifying behavioural choices and how we support a young person to use them Characteristics of assertiveness in communication

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Learning Aims:  To understand the social model of disability To understand the inclusive needs of young people To support a vulnerable young person and the various different ways their needs may present themselves To understand how discrimination may affect these groups To explore strategies as to how to support young people in your care to reach their full potential    

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Learning Aims:  To understand the social model of disability To understand the inclusive needs of young people To support a vulnerable young person and the various different ways their needs may present themselves To understand how discrimination may affect these groups To explore strategies as to how to support young people in your care to reach their full potential

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Learning Aims: To better understand ADHD and its effects on the child in your care Enable you to better manage your child’s behaviour Increase your confidence in the skills and abilities to ‘parent’ Develop an even better relationship between you and your child Have key basic techniques for effective interventions  

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Learning Outcomes: Understand the term ‘Autistic Spectrum Disorder (Condition)’ Have more of an awareness of the challenges associated with the ASD and the triad of impairments Effectively understand the ASD perspective Have a better understanding of triggers and behaviours “Think and speak autistic” (Lawson)

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Learning Outcomes: Understand the term ‘Autistic Spectrum Disorder (Condition)’ Have more of an awareness of the challenges associated with the ASD and the triad of impairments Effectively understand the ASD perspective Have a better understanding of triggers and behaviours “Think and speak autistic” (Lawson)

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Learning Aims: To better understand ADHD and its effects on the child in your care Enable you to better manage your child’s behaviour Increase your confidence in the skills and abilities to ‘parent’ Develop an even better relationship between you and your child Have key basic techniques for effective interventions

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Learning Outcomes: Understand the term ‘Autistic Spectrum Disorder (Condition)’ Have more of an awareness of the challenges associated with the ASD and the triad of impairments Effectively understand the ASD perspective Have a better understanding of triggers and behaviours “Think and speak autistic” (Lawson)

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Learning Objectives: To increase your understanding of delegated authority and the legislative context To consider the issues surrounding the sharing and balance of responsibilities when delegating authority To consider the implications for care planning and practice in your service To explore the practical implementation in everyday life

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Learning Objectives: To increase your understanding of delegated authority and the legislative context To consider the issues surrounding the sharing and balance of responsibilities when delegating authority To consider the implications for care planning and practice in your service To explore the practical implementation in everyday life

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Learning Aims: To understand what constitutes therapeutic care and how to establish a therapeutic relationship To provide an introduction to the Secure Base model To consider ways of applying the model to practice To explore the five dimensions of the Secure Base Model To understand how to facilitate healthy attachment To identify how carers can help children with attachment difficulties by developing self-awareness and coping strategies

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Learning Aims: To understand what constitutes therapeutic care and how to establish a therapeutic relationship To provide an introduction to the Secure Base model To consider ways of applying the model to practice To explore the five dimensions of the Secure Base Model To understand how to facilitate healthy attachment To identify how carers can help children with attachment difficulties by developing self-awareness and coping strategies

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Positive Sexual Health: Training for Foster Carers, Social Workers, Drug Workers and Social Housing Teams This course is for anyone working with young people but particularly those in targeted youth support, pupil referral units or those working with l …

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This course looks at how to work with excluded, looked-after and targeted young people to nurture their resilience, maintain their sexual health and wellbeing and minimise their involvement in risk-taking behaviour.

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This course will demystify these conditions and explore strategies to support the child.

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This course will demystify these conditions and explore strategies to support the child.

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Learning Outcomes: Recognise and understand the additional support needs for Looked After Children and Care Leavers to enable you to work sensitively with adolescents Discuss the issues for young people as they face transitions and how to support young people through these transitions Identify ways to help young people think ahead and make sure they have a clear idea about what to expect, in terms of budgeting and finance Demonstrate how to support young people to develop confidence and motivation as they move towards independence Describe the range of skills young people need to develop in preparation for leaving care/ adulthood and of their role in supporting skills development (social, practical and emotional) Explain how to support young people to reach their potential in terms of education, training and employment

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