Training courses and online booking

We organise training on various subjects with regards to care for Gwynedd Council workers and agencies that have service level agreements / contracts with the Council.

This is a list of training courses available:

Accredited Training - Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness

Language: English

Date, Location and Time:

  • 14/12/2018 – Caernarfon –09.30-  16.00

Aims and Objectives:

This qualification provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills around supporting individuals with dementia. The qualification is important for supporting social care workers in developing their knowledge, skills and understanding of people who have dementia.

Following the training there is an opportunity to register for the level 2 award in awareness of dementia and you will have to complete knowledge workbooks on the following units;

001- Dementia awareness

002- Person centred approaches to the care and support of individuals with dementia

003- Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

004-Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Accredited Training - Level 3 Award in Dementia Awareness

Language: English

Date and Location: 27/11/2018 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

For: Managers, Deputy Managers and Senior Care Staff Only

Aims and Objectives:

This qualification provides the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support the understanding of how individuals may experience dementia. It also covers the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion that are fundamental to person centred care practice.

Following the training there is an opportunity to register for the level 3 Award in awareness of dementia and you will have to complete knowledge workbooks on the following units;

101 - Understand the process and experience of dementia.

102 - Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach.
103 - Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia.
104 - Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Accredited Training - Level 2 Award in End of Life Care

Aims and Objectives:

This award is for people working with those reaching the end of their lives and provides the learner with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills around supporting individuals with end of life care.
The learner will need to complete the knowledge workbook as well as creating a pamphlet for the one unit that makes up the award.

To register for this award fill in our online form

Active Support 1 - Introduction

Language: Bi-lingual

Time: 09:30 - 16:30 

Location and Dates:          

  • 09/11/2018         Caernarfon - COURSE FULL

 

Who for: Staff supporting people with learning disabilities

Aims and objectives: 

Active support changes the style of support working with a person rather than doing for.  It promotes independence and supports people to take an active part in their own lives.  In order to provide effective support, staff training is needed on how to present the right type of support.  Knowledge and understanding of the theory of active support and understanding the importance of active support.

Trainer: Andrew Guy

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

AIM - under 12's Assessment & Intervention Training

Language: English 

Date, Location and Time:

  • 2 day course 29/10/18 + 30/10/18 – Caernarfon – 9:30 – 16:30
  • 2 day course 15/4/19 + 16/4/19 – Penrhyndeudraeth – 9:30 – 16:30

Target group: 

Social workers and relevant workers from children's agencies and preventative services.

Aim:

To facilitate the participants in developing their understanding and confidence in assessments and interventions with children under 12 and their families were the child is displaying sexually problematic or harmful behaviours.

Objectives:

  • To consider definitions of healthy, problematic and harmful sexual behaviours in children.
  • To provide information from research and practice on why younger children may act in a sexual way.
  • To introduce the AIM assessment model for younger children with frameworks for professional decision making, and give participants an opportunity to use them.
  • To provide information on programmes of interventions with children, their families and their networks.
  • To facilitate participants in trying out techniques for working with children and their families.
  • To facilitate participants in linking the course information to their own practice. 

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

An Overview of the North Wales Safeguarding Board

Date and location:

  • 27/11/2018 – Tŷ Menai, Parc Menai, Bangor – Saesneg

Time: 9.30 – 11:30

Aims and objectives:

  • The role and functions of the North Wales Safeguarding Board.
  • Key priorities for the North Wales Safeguarding Board.
  • Overview of the key practice themes identified from adult/child practice reviews held in North Wales. 
  • The interface with the National Safeguarding Board for Wales.

 

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING (ASIST)

APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING (ASIST)

Date and Location - 25 a 26 March, 2019  Parc Busnes Eryri, Penrhyndeudraeth

Time - 9.30a.m  -4.30p.m

Language  - English

ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.

In the course of the two-day workshop, ASIST participants learn to:

  • Understand the ways personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
  • Provide guidance and suicide first-aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating sui­cide prevention resources in the community at large
  • Recognize other important aspects of suicide preven­tion including life-promotion and self-care

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Brain Development and the Effects of Poverty, Neglect and Poor Parenting

Language: English

Time: 9:30–16:30

Date and location: 21 Ionawr 2019 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL

Who for: Social workers and related professional workers from children services

Aims and objectives:

  • Gain understanding of baby, child and teenage brain development.
  • Understand the impact of poverty, neglect and poor parenting on the developing brain.
  • Understand the impact on practice and be able to compile effective interventions based on child/teenage developmental needs.
  • Consider the impact of external factors – environment, culture, religion, school and media.
  • Know how to build effective communication strategies with children and teenagers.

Trainer: Clare Joyce

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Dealing with Drugs in Housing

Date: 23 November 2018 - CWRS YN LLAWN

Times: 9.30 am - 4.15 pm

Location: Y Galeri, Doc Fictoria , CAERNARFON. LL55 1SQ

Target group: Care and support staff, housing staff and social workers.

 

Course Overview

Many professionals working in the housing sector have to deal with issues associated with clients/tenants drug use on a regular basis. This one day course provides a comprehensive overview of current drug trends with a particular focus on working with clients/tenants who may be drug/alcohol dependent. The course will help staff identify particular substances and signs of drug use on the premises. The training also provides clear guidance on the law and managing drug related incidents.

 

Learning Objectives

  • To explore how and why patterns of drug use are changing.
  • To identify particular substances and signs of their use.
  • To gain an understanding of the nature of drug/alcohol addiction.
  • To be aware of current legislation governing drug use on premises.
  • To understand the good practice guidelines in managing drug related incidents.
  • To understand where further help, information and advice is available.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Dementia Awareness (All About Dementia)

Language: English

Date and Location: A date has not been set

Time:

Aims and Objectives:

The “All About Dementia” awareness course covers the foundation knowledge for anyone involved in dementia care. Focusing on the practical issues of caring for a person with dementia, we look at the ‘retained’ versus the ‘lost’ abilities. Our foundation course is built around best practice with communication being key. Delegates will gain insight into the techniques to use for optimal care compliance. We look at Person Centred Care, and the unique differences between the stages of the dementia journey.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Deprivation of Liberty DOLS

For: Managing Authorities 

Dates and Location: A date has not been set

This session aims to:

  • To understand what deprivation of liberty is.
  • To be able to identify people whom we support who may be deprived of their liberty.
  • To understand roles and responsibilities.
  • To understand the process of authorising a Dols locally. 

Also:

  • Provide an introduction to the legal framework.
  • How is deprivation likely to occur and in what circumstances /settings.
  • How should we respond.
  • Assessment process in Gwynedd.
  • Discussion on forms, meetings and timescales. 

Trainer: Kevin Griffith

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Diabetes Awareness

Language: Welsh

Location: Caernarfon

Date and Time: 17/09/18 - 14:00 - 16:00 - COURSE FULL

Aims and Objectives:

  •  An overview 

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Dual Sensory Loss

Language: English

Date, Time and Location:

  • 04/03/19 - Caernarfon - 09:30 - 15:30 - COURSE FULL

Aims and Objectives:

To enable delegates to understand:

  • The incidence of deaf-blindness
  • Types and causes of deaf-blindness
  • The effects of deaf-blindness on the individual

On completion of this course candidates will:

  • Have a basic understanding of deaf-blindness and of communication with people who have a dual sensory loss
  • Have a basic understanding of Guiding deaf-blind people

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Emergency First Aid

Date and location:

  • 18/10/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth -  Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh COURSE FULL

  • 08/11/2018     Penrhyndeudraeth -  English COURSE FULL

  • 15/11/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English COURSE FULL

  • 22/11/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - English - COURSE FULL

  • 30/11/2018  Gwynedd Council staff only – Penrhyndeudraeth – Welsh - COURSE FULL
  • 13/12/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 18/12/2018 Gwynedd Council staff only – Caernarfon – English - COURSE FULL
  • 09/01/2019 Gwynedd Council staff only – Caernarfon - Welsh - COURSE FULL
  • 17/01/2019    Caernarfon - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English COURSE FULL

  • 15/02/2019    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 21/02/2019    Caernarfon - English - COURSE FULL

  • 07/03/2019     Caernarfon - English - COURSE FULL

  • 14/03/2019    Caernarfon -  Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English - COURSE FULL

Time: 9.30 - 16.30

Aims and Objectives:

The course includes:

  • Communication & delegation in an emergency 
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • The respiratory system
  • Care of the airway
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of burns & scalds
  • Dealing with other common medical conditions

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Enablement Awareness

Course Language: English

Date and Location: A date has not been set

Time:

Aims and Objectives:

After attending the sessions participants will

  • Have a better understanding of the difference between care and enablement
  • Have the necessary knowledge and practical skills for a move from "care" to "enablement".

Gwynedd Council staff only.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (Partnership only)

Course Language: English with option to do group work and discussions in Welsh

Date and Location:

  • 07/02/2019 - Penrhyndeudraeth

Time: 09:15 - 16:30

Aims and Objectives:
The aim of this course is to ensure that all staff members, especially new ones, will develop a basic understanding of health and safety at work and earn a level 2 qualification as evidence of this. The course will then provide opportunities for learners to develop key skills that will ensure their safety, their colleague’s safety and users within the workplace.

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Accidents and ill health
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Health and Safety Law
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Fire prevention
  • First aid
  • Work equipment and electricity
  • Occupational health and noise
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Manual handling

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

HABC Level 2 Award in Food Safety (Partnership only)

Course Language:  English (With option for group discussion in Welsh)  

Date and Location:              

  • 13/02/19 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL

Time: 09.15 – 16.30


Aims and Objectives
:
Provides basic information for all involved in preparing or providing food to others.

Topics covered include:

  • Microbiological hazards (bacteria)
  • Spoilage and preservation
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • Food handlers and personal hygiene
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Food pests and control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • HACCPC from purchase to service
  • Food safety and law enforcement

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Infection Control

Date and location:

  • 20/02/2019 – 9:30 – 12:30 – Caernarfon – English
  • 20/02/2019 – 13:00 – 16:00 – Caernarfon – English

Aims and Objectives:

The training sessions are suitable for staff providing care for clients of all ages in community environments including:

  • Nursing and Residential Homes
  • People's own homes
  • Day care centres / workshops
  • Sheltered accommodation

The training will be provided by the Health Protection Nurses and will cover:

  • General Principles of Infection Control

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Introduction to Care for new staff (Gwynedd staff only)

Time and Location:

  • 07/11/2018  - Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 23/01/2019  - Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 06/03/2019  - Penrhyndeudraeth 

Time: 09:00-16:00

To book a place on this course fill in ouronline form.

Level 2 Award in Social Care Induction and Safeguarding Awareness (Wales)

Target Group: Domiciliary Care Staff

North Wales Local Authorities have commissioned this training course to support the registration of the Domiciliary Care Workforce.

 

Aims and Objectives

Successful completion of this course will meet the requirements to register with Social Care Wales before 2020.

 

What the course covers

  • Communication
  • Health & Safety @ Work
  • The Role of the Social Care Worker
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Safeguarding
  • The Principles and Values of Care

 

Location: Coleg Menai, Bangor  

Learners will attend four full day workshops with four ½ day support sessions interspersed between. 

Thursday 24th Jan delivery day 1

Thursday 07th Feb workshop support 1/2 day 1

Thursday 21st Feb delivery day 2

Thursday 07th March workshop support 1/2 day 2

Thursday 21st March delivery day 3

Thursday 04th April workshop support 1/2 day 3

Thursday 18th April delivery day 4

Thursday 02nd May workshop support 1/2 day 4

 

 To discuss further please contact;

 delythjones@gwynedd.llyw.cymru / 01286 679026

 

Mental Capacity Act and DOLS

Language: English

Time: 9:30-16:30

Date and Location: 15 January 2019 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL

Who for: Social workers and Occupational therapists

Aims and objectives:

  • To understand the definitions and responsibilities within the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards:
  • A working knowledge of MCA 2005 and how to apply it in practice in assessment of need and care planning.
  • Understand what is meant by Best Interest Decision Making and current case law and implications for practice.
  • Understand the interface of mental capacity assessment with safeguarding, discharge planning and placement and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • A working knowledge of how MCA and Dols applies to children and young people.

Trainer: Sally Plumb

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Mental Health First Aid

Date and Location:

  • 22 - 23/11/2018 - Caernarfon, English FULL


Time:
  09:30 – 16:30 


Aims and Objectives:

Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the initial help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained. Participants learn an approach to help them in a mental health crisis situation to remain calm and confident.  They will also learn how to respond in the most appropriate way.  These actions will make a difference and determine how quickly a person gets help or recovers. The aims of MHFA are:

  • to preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
  • to provide help to prevent the mental health problem developing into a more serious state
  • to promote the recovery of good mental health
  • to provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem.

MHFA does not teach people to be therapists.  However, it does teach people:

  • how to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems
  • how to provide initial help
  • how to guide a person towards appropriate professional help

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Motor Neurone Disease Awareness

Language: English

Location: Caernarfon

Date & Time:

15/11/2018 - 09:30 - 12:30 - COURSE FULL

Aims and Objectives:

  • Give participants an understanding of Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron, its causes, types and treatments
  • To raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron and its impact on people’s lives
  • To give an understanding of the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron and how they can effect individuals
  • To provide information on the Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron Society.  

Trainer: MS Society

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Nutrition and wellbeing

Date and Location – 25 January 2019 at The Learning Centre, Cyngor Gwynedd, CAERNARFON

Language: English

CHOOSE ONE SESSION

Time – SESSION 1 - 9.30 -12.45

            SESSION 2 - 13.30 – 16.45

TARGET GROUP 

Staff who are in any way involved in preparing and serving or providing practical help to individuals who need support to enjoy nutritious food

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To give candidates an awareness of the importance of a varied nutritional diet
  • To describe how food is digested
  • To discuss the function of food
  • To discuss various methods of feeding and consider the most appropriate position for feeding
  • To discuss options of ensuring nutritional needs are met when dealing with intolerances/allergies etc .
  • Consider food preparation and presentation when using thickening agents

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Online Safety Workshop

Language: English

Time: 9:30-16:00

Date and location: 30 January 2019 - Caernarfon

Who for: All relevant staff from children and adult services

Aims and ojectives:

After attending this session participants will be able to:

  • Advise on online safety measures to keep individuals safe online
  • Understand all 7 key aspects of online safety
  • Prevent bullying behaviours by addressing its root cause
  • Incorporate online safety into their care plans
  • Be vigilant in respect to their professional online persona, privacy and reputation

Trainer: Penny Limer

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Paediatric First Aid

Language:  Welsh

Date:  Contact us for details

 

Aims and Objectives:

 This course is designed for people who look after children of all ages, particularly children under 8 years of age.

  • Coping with Emergency in the Childcare Environment
  • The Priorities of Treatment
  • Resuscitation: Adult, Child, Infant
  • Unconsciousness: Adult, Child, Infant
  • Choking: Adult, Child, Infant
  • Croup
  • Drowning
  • Control of bleeding & Treatment of minor injuries, with emphasis on children & infants
  • Treatment of burns & scalds
  • Electric shock
  • Poisoning including Smoke Inhalation
  • Eye injuries
  • Treatment of fractures, with emphasis on children & infants

General Paediatric Medical conditions: Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Personal Care

Date and Location: 19/02/2019 Ystafell Prysor Penrhyndeudraeth Saesneg

Time: 9:30 - 16:00 

Language: English

Trainer: Personal Care Consultants  

Aim: This course is a practical one day training event which covers all aspects of personalcare

Objectives:

  • Principles of Care - Dignity, Choice, Respect, Privacy, Individuality
  • Observation - Signs to look out for when providing personal care e.g signs and symptoms of pressure sores, dehydration and cancerous growths, etc
  • Practical Demonstration and Practice - the use of realistic care scenarios and written information based upon good practice associated with a bed bath, bedside wash, shaving, mouth care, foot and nail care, perineal care, continence care andcatheter care

Gwynedd Council staff only.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Positive Behaviour Support (P.B.S)

Language: Bi-lingual

Time: 09:30 - 16:30 

Location and dates:

  • 16/11/2018         Caernarfon - CWRS YN LLAWN

Who for: Managers and Staff who support people with learning disabilities 

 Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand why, when and how behavior occurs and what purpose they serve to the person.
  • Understand how a service can develop a positive behavior approach within their workplace and ensure that people who receive the service have a good quality of life, regardless of their possible behavior
  • The training focuses on proactive interventions rather than reactive.

Trainer: Andrew Guy

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Preventing Distressed Reactions - All About Dementia

Language: English

Date / Location & Time:

  • 09/10/2018 - Caernarfon - 10:30 - 13:00 & 13:30 - 16:00

Aims and Objectives: 

“All About Dementia” offers a bespoke course to suit domiciliary and residential care staff, on the prevention of distressed reactions and how to interpret behaviour as a form of communication. The course examines how elders with dementia become distressed and how escalation can be prevented. Prevention is a team effort, and requires cultural change by the provider. This workshop walks the delegates through the process of observation, understanding, brainstorming and planning prevention:

  • Listening, observation and Interpretation skills
  • Kitwood’s Flower of Needs in Dementia
  • Assembling the prevention team
  • Forensic examination of the behaviour
  • Communication with all staff or family required to enact the plan
  • Evaluation of progress of the plan
  • Accepting failure as a key ingredient to success
  • Following up once plan of prevention is working

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care

To register for this award fill in our online form

QCF Level 3 Health and Social Care

To register for this award fill in our online form

QCF Level 5 Management Health and Social

To register for this award fill in our online form

QCF Level 3 Children and Young People

To register for this award fill in our online form

Reflective Practice

Language: English

Time: 9:30–16:30

Date and location: 11 December 2018 - Penrhyndeudraeth

Who for: Social Workers from Adults and Children's

Aims and objectives:

  • What do we mean by reflection in Social Work?
  • What is the difference between reflection and critical reflection?
  • Why is reflective practice so important in contemporary social work?
  • What are the barriers to reflective practice and might we overcome these?
  • The 'BIG SIX' Concepts in reflection.
  • Theories and models of reflection
  • Using models to enhance reflection.

Trainer: Siobhan Maclean

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Safeguarding for Professionals

You must have attended POVA L2 or the All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training before attending this training.

Who for:  Social workers, nurses, managers and deputy managers from all Adult provider services, including partnership agencies, housing managers, and all other relevant professionals who may take part in safeguarding enquiries or investigations.

Language: English

Dates and Location:

  • 21.11.2018   Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 05.02.2019   Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL

Time:  09:30 - 16:30

Aims and Objectives:

  • Increased understanding of part 7 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 relating to safeguarding adults
  • Increased confidence to carry out your professional roles and responsibilities to Safeguard Adults at Risk
  • Putting the principles into action  – human rights, supporting well-being, outcomes , respect, participation, person centred working
  • Understanding of
    - Prevention and Safeguarding in communities
    - Social model of disability
    - the Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding
    (capacity, consent and advocacy support)
    - Multi-agency safeguarding work – Safeguarding Boards and Safeguarding in practice
  • Knowledge of best practice
    - enquiries and safe enquiry
    - Risk assessment, safety planning and outcomes planning
  • Understanding of other relevant legislation
    - Data protection and information sharing
    - Over-riding duties to investigate
    - APSO’s (Adult Protection and Support Order)

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Safeguarding- All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training

Date and Location:

  • 09/11/2018     Penrhyndeudraeth - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 20/11/2018     Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Welsh - COURSE FULL 

  • 11/12/2018     Caernarfon - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Welsh

  • 22/01/2019     Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - English - COURSE FULL

  • 19/02/2019     Caernarfon - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 08/03/2019     Caernarfon -  English

  • 19/03/2019     Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - English

Time:   09.30 – 16.30

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the training, participants will:

Know own role in relation to safeguarding adults, children and young people from harm, abuse and neglect;

Understand how individuals are protected from harm, abuse and neglect; and

Know how to recognise different types of harm, abuse and neglect.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

If there is a topic of interest to you that we have not covered in one of our courses please contact us, we may be able to arrange. E-mail CaisHyfforddiant@gwynedd.llyw.cymru

Self Neglect and Hoarding

Language: English

Time: 10:00-12:00

Date and location: 15 November 2018 - Caernarfon

Who for: Multi-agency open to all workers 

Aims and objectives:

  • Greater awareness of the Regional Self-Neglect Protocol
  • Safeguarding practice and self-neglect
  • Learning lessons from Adult Practice Reviews regarding Self-Neglect
  • Understanding your role as a Multi-Agency Practitioner when working with a Service User who self-neglects

Trainer: David Lewis

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Step up to Management

The programme gives social care and health workers the knowledge and understanding needed to make the transition into a management role.

More Information

To register for this award fill in our online form

Substance Misuse Awareness & Child Protection

Course Language: English

Aims and Objectives:

  • To gain a basic understanding of drugs, particularly what they look like, how they are taken and the effects on a person.
  • Substance misuse and child protection.
  • The overview of addiction, brain mechanisms and behaviour.

Trainers: Amber Page & Barry Starmer, Substance Misuse Service (SMS)

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Supervision for Social Care Managers

Language: English

Date & Location: A date has not been set

Time: 

Aims and Objectives:

This training will equip supervisors and managers with the key skills and knowledge to create a positive, supportive environment for the Supervision process. 

You will learn:

  • How to create a conductive environment for supervision
  • To understand how different Supervisees learn and tailor your communication to motivate each individual
  • An easy to use model for Supervision
  • Constructive communication for effective Supervision… and so much more

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

The Jewels in Dementia Care - Pat Pope All About Dementia

Language: English

Location and dates:

  • 06/11/2018 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 16/01/2019 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

We explain the stages of Alzheimer’s disease by using the analogy of Six Precious Jewels: easy to remember, dignified terminology and a practical tool for best practice care. What can you expect of each of the Jewels? What are their needs? How can you best help fulfil those needs? 

  • Communication techniques and moving from one Jewel stage to the next
  • Recreational Activities for Each Jewel
  • Ways to encourage good hydration and adequate nutrition for each Jewel
  • Staff Approaches to Distressed Reactions within each Jewel
  • Medication administration solutions for each Jewel

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Theory in Social Work

Language: English

Time: 9:30-16:30

Date and location: 26 Chwefror 2019 - Caernarfon

Who for: Social workers from children and adult services

Aims and objectives:

  • Explore the difference between theories, models, methods and approaches.
  • Consider why theory informed practice is important in social work practice.
  • Consider how theory can be used in practice.
  • Refresh on some of the main contemporary theories in social work.

Trainer: Siobhan Maclean

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

 

Also......

If there is a topic of interest to you that we have not covered in one of our courses please contact us and we may be able to arrange. E-mail: CaisHyfforddiant@gwynedd.llyw.cymru 
 
Please note

  • we must have the name of the attendee or the request will not be processed  
  • if COURSE FULL appears next to the date please email us at  CaisHyfforddiant@gwynedd.llyw.cymru we might be able to arrange further courses.

 

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