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Childrens Social Care Training

Children's Social Care Training

 We will charge a fee of £50 for non-attendance at all Learning and Development courses if you do not give 5 working days notice of cancellation, or another team member cannot attend.

Courses available:

Alcohol and Drugs Training

 

MerciaNet run a wide range of excellent courses on Alcohol and Drugs issues. View their training programme booklet (PDF KB).

  • Many of their courses are free, in which case, please book direct with MerciaNet
  • Some of their courses have a cost. If you are interested in one of these courses, could you please email chswforceandpracdev@worcestershire.gov.uk and we will let you know if we can fund the course for you

Analysis and Critical Thinking in Assessment (Research in Practice Workshop) (PDF 144 KB)

 

This course is aimed at Advanced Practitioners, Practice Educators, Frontline Managers and experienced Social Workers (the old Level 3). It is a 1-day course.

 

Workshop 1:

 

Date: 29th April 2014
Times: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Venue: Countryside Centre, Worcester

 

Workshop 2:

 

Date: 30th April 2014
Times: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Venue: Countryside Centre, Worcester

 

Nomination Form for Analysis and Critical Thinking (Word Document 48.6 KB)

Basic Counselling Skills for Non Counsellors (PDF 237 KB)

 

This is a 4 day Course - 1 day a week over 1 month.

 

No sessions currently available

 

This is an accredited course and requires a certain amount of work outside the actual training. Please only apply for this course if you are prepared to undertake this additional work to gain the full Open College Network qualification.

 

Brief Solution Focused Working (PDF 171 KB)

 
This is a 2 day course.

 

No sessions currently available

Resistant Parents and Child Protection (PDF 156 KB)

 

This is a half-day seminar-format course
 
 
'No sessions currently available'
 
 

Delegated Authority - Making Everyday Decisions for Looked After Children (PDF 160 KB)

 

Each session aims to be a split between 12 Children's Services staff and 12 Foster Carers.

 

Date: Friday 4th April 2014
Time: 10am to 2.00pm
Venue: Bishopswood Environmental Centre

 

Date: Friday 11th April 2014
Time: 10am to 2.00pm
Venue: Perdiswell Young People's Leisure Club, Worcester

 

Date: Monday 2nd June 2014
Time: 10am to 2.00pm
Venue: Finstall Centre, Bromsgrove

 

Date: Tuesday 9th September 2014
Time: 10am to 2.00pm
Venue: Perdiswell Young People's Leisure Club, Worcester

 

Date: Wednesday 1st October 2014
Time: 10am to 2.00pm
Venue: Bishopswood Environmental Centre

 

Date: Monday 3rd November 2014
Time: 10am to 2.00pm
Venue: Finstall Centre, Bromsgrove

 

Nomination Form for Delegated Authority (Word Document 48.5 KB)

Direct Work With Children (PDF 153 KB) 

 

This is a 2 day course.

 

No sessions currently available

 

Domestic Abuse Freedom Programme Training for Professionals

 

Stonham Home Group run this one-day course. This is a free training course, open to all professionals working in Worcestershire. Domestic Abuse Freedom Programme Training for Professionals Course Information (PDF 279 KB)

 

To apply for a place please contact freedomtraining@homegroup.org.uk.

Effective Supervision for Adoption Team Social Workers
 
 
This is a 2 day course, with a follow-up third session. Please note: This course is for members of the Adoption Team only
 
No sessions currently available
 
Effective Supervision for Managers and Supervisors
 
This is a 2 day course, with a follow-up third session.
 
 
No sessions currently available
 
 

Enhanced Court Skills (PDF 207 KB)

 

No sessions currently available

Equality and Diversity for Children's Services (PDF 284 KB)

 

This is a one-day course, which replaces the previous two-day course.

 

Date: Friday 28th March 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester

 
 
Date: Friday 30th May 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester
 
 
Date: Friday 18th July 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester
 
 
Date: Friday 3rd October 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester
 
 
Date: Friday 21st November 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester
 
 
Date: Friday 12th December 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester
 
 
Date: Thursday 29th January 2015
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester

 

Date: Friday 27th February 2015
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester

 

Date: Thursday 26th March 2015
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester

 

Date: Friday 27th June 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester

 

Date: Monday 1st September 2014
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall, Worcester

Evidence-Based Practice Training (PDF 221 KB)

 

This is a 3-day course, with work required in between sessions.

 

NB - if you are required to complete this within 6 months you must ensure you book on a course as soon as possible.

 
Cohort 8
 
Dates: 24th April, 22nd May and 26th June 2014
Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: County Hall and the Countryside Centre
 
Cohort 9

 

Dates: 15th October, 12th November and 10th December 2014
Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Coomber Electronics Ltd, Worcester

 

Legal Framework for Social Work Practice and Court Work (PDF 124 KB)

 
This is a 2-day course
 
 
'No sessions currently available'
 
 

Lone Worker Safety (PDF 234 KB)

 

'No sessions currently available'

 

Parenting Our Children and Young Adults in Care (PDF 154 KB)

 

No session currently available

 

 

Parental Mental Health (PDF 153 KB)

 
This is a 2 day course.
 
No session currently available
 

STORM Training (PDF 783 KB)

 

NB - this course is for Team Managers only
 
This is a 3-day course
 
 

Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th April 2014
Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Wildwood, Worcester

 

Dates: 13th, 14th and 15th May 2014
Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Wildwood, Worcester

 

Dates: 16th, 17th and 18th June 2014
Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Wildwood, Worcester

 

Dates: 23rd, 24th and 25th June 2014
Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Wildwood, Worcester

Working with Gypsy Roma Travelling Families (PDF 202 KB)

 

'No sessions currently available

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid (PDF 765 KB)
 
This is a 2-day course, with a week's gap in between the 2 sessions.
 
 
No sessions currently available
 

To discuss your learning needs please contact the Partnership and Workforce Development Team on 01905 765793 or email chswforceandpracdev@worcestershire.gov.uk.

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