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19 January 2021
11:00 am / 1:00 pm

Online Intro to Council Tax & Council Tax Arrears Training

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This session is aimed at frontline organisations and will cover council tax banding, exemptions and discounts, claiming council tax support, council tax arrears and their recovery and how we might, assist clients in dealing with them.

This session will last approximately 90 mins and is delivered online via Zoom.

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Event date:Tues, 19th Jan 2021 - 11:00am
Event End Date:Tues, 19th Jan 2021 - 1:00pm
Capacity12
Cut off dateTues, 19th Jan 2021
Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
Other Attendees Price£00.00
TrainerDave Martin
Course LevelIntroductory
LocationBirmingham Settlement

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    20 January 2021
    11:00 am / 1:00 pm

    Adult Safeguarding

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    This one part training course is relevant for anyone working with vulnerable adults or for those who simply wish to understand how to recognise the signs of abuse and learn the important steps they can take to safeguard a vulnerable adult’s well-being.  The training content will include; defining abuse, patterns of abuse, those most at risk of abuse; the 10 categories of abuse; signs and indications that abuse might be occurring; defining safeguarding and taking safeguarding action; and the issue of client consent and safeguarding.  Please note this is adult safeguarding training and not children’s safeguarding.

    This session will last approximately 120 minutes and is delivered online via Zoom.

    Event Details

    Event date:Wed, 20th Jan 2021 - 11.00 am
    Event End Date:Wed, 20th Jan 2021 - 1.00 pm
    Capacity12
    Cut off dateWed, 20th Jan 2021
    Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
    Other Attendees Price£00.00
    TrainerDavid Coombes
    Course LevelIntroductory
    LocationBirmingham Settlement

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      21 January 2021
      11:00 am / 1:00 pm

      Online Mental Health & Debt Training

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      Many of us know someone who is suffering from mental health issues. The ‘Mental Health’ & Debt' training is for front line organisations to gain a deeper understanding of how you can assist your most vulnerable clients when it comes to debt.

      This session will last approximately 75 minutes and is delivered online via Zoom.

      Event Details

      Event date:Thurs, 21st Jan 2021 - 11:00am
      Event End Date:Thurs, 21st Jan 2021 - 1:00pm
      Capacity12
      Cut off dateThurs, 21st Jan 2021
      Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
      Other Attendees Price£00.00
      TrainerSaheeqa Perveen & Pamela McGrath
      Course LevelIntroductory
      LocationBirmingham Settlement

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        28 January 2021
        11:00 am / 1:00 pm

        Online Intro to Personal Independence Payments Training – Part One

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        The 'Personal Independence Payment' Training is delivered over two sessions  on concurrent days and will cover eligibility, the disability conditions and how we might assess a client’s satisfaction of them, the claim process, face-to-face assessments and how we might assist a client dispute an unfavourable decision.

        This session will last approximately 90 mins and is delivered online via Zoom.

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        Event date:Thurs, 28th Jan 2021 - 11:00am
        Event End Date:Thurs, 28th Jan 2021 - 1:00pm
        Capacity12
        Cut off dateThurs, 28th Jan 2021
        Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
        Other Attendees Price£00.00
        TrainerDave Martin
        Course LevelIntroductory
        LocationBirmingham Settlement

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          29 January 2021
          11:00 am / 1:00 pm

          Online Intro to Personal Independence Payments Training – Part Two

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          The 'Personal Independence Payment' Training is delivered over two sessions  on concurrent days and will cover eligibility, the disability conditions and how we might assess a client’s satisfaction of them, the claim process, face-to-face assessments and how we might assist a client dispute an unfavourable decision.

          This session will last approximately 90 mins and is delivered online via Zoom.

          Event Details

          Event date:Fri, 29th Jan 2021 - 11:00am
          Event End Date:Fri, 29th Jan 2021 - 1:00pm
          Capacity12
          Cut off dateFri, 29th Jan 2021
          Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
          Other Attendees Price£00.00
          TrainerDave Martin
          Course LevelIntroductory
          LocationBirmingham Settlement

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            11:00 am / 1:00 pm

            Drug Awareness

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            Drug Awareness

            This three-part training course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain a greater understanding of psychoactive substances, substance abuse and substance dependency.  Over the last few years there has been a worrying growth in the number of new psychoactive substances available and this training will highlight a number of these new substances, as well as the more familiar drugs with a longer history of abuse.  Areas covered will include; different categories of drugs including both the effects and the risks associated with their use; understanding the neurochemical nature of addiction; those most vulnerable to substance abuse; and the support interventions necessary to promote recovery.

            This a three-part training session, please check you are available to attend both dates listed below. Each session will last approximately 120 mins and is delivered online via Zoom

            Event Details

            Event Dates:Part One: Fri, 29th Jan 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
            Part Two: Fri, 5th Feb 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
            Part Three: Tues, 16th Feb 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
            Capacity12
            Cut off dateFri, 29th Jan 2021
            Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
            Other Attendees Price£00.00
            TrainerDavid Coombes
            Course LevelIntroductory
            LocationBirmingham Settlement

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              2 February 2021
              11:00 am / 1:00 pm

              Mindfulness

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              Mindfulness

              Current health statistics suggest both anxiety and stress related illnesses are very real problems for significant numbers of the population. In recent years there has been a growing awareness of the beneficial effects of simple techniques such as Mindfulness in helping to reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and enhancing overall wellbeing. The coronavirus pandemic has caused much concern and anxiety and many people have suffered as a result of enforced social isolation. Mindfulness techniques if practiced regularly can make a positive contribution to overall wellbeing during these uncertain times. This is a two-part training course.

              The content of the course will include:

              • What is mindfulness?
              • Exploring stress and anxiety
              • What is happening inside the brain and the body during stress and anxiety?
              • How stress and anxiety are directly linked to both physical and mental illnesses
              • Exploring cognitive bias - how our thinking and our beliefs influence the experience of stress
              • Brain Wave Patterns and mindfulness
              • Neuroplasticity - ‘we are not stuck with the brains we have’
              • The Default Mode Network and the Task Positive Network - how neuroscience supports the benefits of mindfulness
              • An opportunity during the training to practice at least two ( 10 minute) mindfulness practices

              This a two-part training session, please check you are available to attend both dates listed below. Each session will last approximately 120 mins and is delivered online via Zoom

              Event Details

              Event Dates:Part One: Tues, 2nd Feb 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
              Part Two: Fri , 12th Feb 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
              Capacity12
              Cut off dateTues, 2nd Feb 2021
              Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
              Other Attendees Price£00.00
              TrainerDavid Coombes
              Course LevelIntroductory
              LocationBirmingham Settlement

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                10 February 2021
                11:00 am / 1:00 pm

                Coronavirus Awareness

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                Coronavirus Awareness

                In March 2020 in an address to the nation, Boris Johnson said: “The coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced for decades – and this country is not alone. All over the world we are seeing the devastating impact of this invisible killer.”

                This new coronavirus and the measures taken to prevent its spread, continue to impact all of our lives in one way or another, and it appears this will continue to be the case for the foreseeable future. This training is designed as a general introduction for those who wish to learn more about the coronavirus (SARS COV 2) and the disease that is COVID 19.

                The course content will include:

                • What are the differences between viruses and bacteria?
                • How does COVID 19 differ from Influenza (‘the flu’)
                • Epidemics and Pandemics
                • What are Coronaviruses
                • How they spread – Zoonosis
                • Explaining Case Fatality
                • Symptoms of COVID 19
                • Those most at risk of COVID 19
                • How immunity is achieved
                • Measures to prevent the spread of the virus
                • What is ‘flattening the curve’?
                • Explaining vaccines

                This session will last approximately 120 minutes and is delivered online via Zoom.

                Event Details

                Event date:Wed, 10th Feb 2021 - 11:00 am
                Event End Date:Wed, 10th Feb 2021 - 1:00 pm
                Capacity12
                Cut off dateWed, 10th Feb 2021
                Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
                Other Attendees Price£00.00
                TrainerDavid Coombes
                Course LevelIntroductory
                LocationBirmingham Settlement

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                  19 February 2021
                  11:00 am / 1:00 pm

                  Conflict Resolution

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                  Conflict Resolution 

                  Conflict is an inescapable feature of life. It occurs both internally and externally - within a person and between people. Conflict can be positive when it advances personal development and improves interpersonal relationships or destructive when it damages those relationships or deepens self-destructive behaviour.

                  This two part training course will explore the nature of conflict and how it can be used as a platform for greater self-insight and improved relationships with others. in times.

                  The course content will include:

                  • Defining conflict – good or bad?
                  • Internal vs external conflict
                  • Exploring anger and aggression – are they the same thing?
                  • The ‘rational’, ‘emotional’ and ‘survival’ brains – are they working together?
                  • Understanding the role of the Limbic System in conflict situations
                  • The ‘Fight/Flight’ response and the perception of threat
                  • How Schemas( operating core beliefs) can create conflict
                  • When to avoid conflict
                  • The role of communication in conflict prevention and de-escalation
                  • 5 conflict management styles
                  • Addressing threatening behavior

                  This a two-part training session, please check you are available to attend both dates listed below. Each session will last approximately 120 mins and is delivered online via Zoom

                  Event Details

                  Event Dates:Part One: Fri, 19th Feb 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
                  Part Two: Fri, 26th Feb 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
                  Capacity12
                  Cut off dateFri, 19th Feb 2021
                  Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
                  Other Attendees Price£00.00
                  TrainerDavid Coombes
                  Course LevelIntroductory
                  LocationBirmingham Settlement

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                    23 February 2021
                    11:00 am / 1:00 pm

                    Adult Safeguarding

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                    Adult Safeguarding

                    This one part training course is relevant for anyone working with vulnerable adults or for those who simply wish to understand how to recognise the signs of abuse and learn the important steps they can take to safeguard a vulnerable adult’s well-being.  The training content will include; defining abuse, patterns of abuse, those most at risk of abuse; the 10 categories of abuse; signs and indications that abuse might be occurring; defining safeguarding and taking safeguarding action; and the issue of client consent and safeguarding.  Please note this is adult safeguarding training and not children’s safeguarding.

                    This session will last approximately 120 minutes and is delivered online via Zoom.

                    Event Details

                    Event date:Tues, 23rd Feb 2021 - 11.00 am
                    Event End Date:Tues, 23rd Feb 2021 - 1:00 pm
                    Capacity12
                    Cut off dateTues, 23rd Feb 2021
                    Voluntary Organisations Price£00.00
                    Other Attendees Price£00.00
                    TrainerDavid Coombes
                    Course LevelIntroductory
                    LocationBirmingham Settlement

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