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26 courses found

Code: PCC/21/110 Healthy Conversation - Smoking

Smoking - We spend the evening tailoring our conversations around helping someone make changes to their lifestyle with expert advice on hand from specialist practitioners – limited places, NHS protected

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1 12 August 2021 17:00 - 20:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/89 Healthy Conversation Skills - Behaviour Change

Hi ! How are you?

There seems to be a misconception around 'helping people' and a tendency to move towards specific training that is overly complicated, sometimes daunting and often ends up sitting on the 'shelf' - The Healthy Conversation Skills training aims to de-mystify the art of 'giving help' and build confidence in everyone.

This 3 hour, fully interactive virtual training is designed to encourage and support the philosophy behind Making Every Contact Count (MECC) with added peer support, networking opportunities and a desire to implement what they learn in their daily lives


We all have a shared responsibility to be healthy in the conversations we have with our residents/customers and each other. We need to invest time in the development of our skills now while there is a collective consideration of health and inequality made so evident in the current pandemic.

If people are empowered to be proactive and opportunistic in their approach to helping others with more complex issues like mental health and sexual health: they will need to be confident in having a basic conversation; using reflection, open discovery questions and a person centred, asset based approach.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 August 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/111 Healthy Conversation - Smoking

Smoking - We spend the evening tailoring our conversations around helping someone make changes to their lifestyle with expert advice on hand from specialist practitioners – limited places, NHS protected

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1 26 August 2021 17:00 - 20:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/90 Healthy Conversation Skills - Behaviour Change

Hi ! How are you?

There seems to be a misconception around 'helping people' and a tendency to move towards specific training that is overly complicated, sometimes daunting and often ends up sitting on the 'shelf' - The Healthy Conversation Skills training aims to de-mystify the art of 'giving help' and build confidence in everyone.

This 3 hour, fully interactive virtual training is designed to encourage and support the philosophy behind Making Every Contact Count (MECC) with added peer support, networking opportunities and a desire to implement what they learn in their daily lives


We all have a shared responsibility to be healthy in the conversations we have with our residents/customers and each other. We need to invest time in the development of our skills now while there is a collective consideration of health and inequality made so evident in the current pandemic.

If people are empowered to be proactive and opportunistic in their approach to helping others with more complex issues like mental health and sexual health: they will need to be confident in having a basic conversation; using reflection, open discovery questions and a person centred, asset based approach.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 August 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/91 Healthy Conversation Skills - Behaviour Change

Hi ! How are you?

There seems to be a misconception around 'helping people' and a tendency to move towards specific training that is overly complicated, sometimes daunting and often ends up sitting on the 'shelf' - The Healthy Conversation Skills training aims to de-mystify the art of 'giving help' and build confidence in everyone.

This 3 hour, fully interactive virtual training is designed to encourage and support the philosophy behind Making Every Contact Count (MECC) with added peer support, networking opportunities and a desire to implement what they learn in their daily lives


We all have a shared responsibility to be healthy in the conversations we have with our residents/customers and each other. We need to invest time in the development of our skills now while there is a collective consideration of health and inequality made so evident in the current pandemic.

If people are empowered to be proactive and opportunistic in their approach to helping others with more complex issues like mental health and sexual health: they will need to be confident in having a basic conversation; using reflection, open discovery questions and a person centred, asset based approach.

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1 09 September 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/732 Pension Planning

With the changes that have been made to state and occupational pensions in recent years and still tohappen in the near future, pension planning has never been more complicated. Many people allow the perception of planning i to overshadow the genuine benefits that arise from planning ahead. This workshop offers 'bite sized' information to give you a broad overview of the benefits, changes and the financial implications of pension planning.

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1 14 September 2021 10:00 - 11:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/382 Responding to Domestic Abuse

To increase awareness, understanding and response to victims of domestic abuse.

NB: E-Learning will need to be completed prior to attending the course.

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1 14 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/735 Safer Recruitment

Organisations that provide services to children are required to incorporate into their recruitment and selection procedures measures that help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children, or otherwise be unsuited to work with them. 

Making safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children an integral part of human resources management in organisations that work with children is an essential part of creating safe environments.

Following the 2004 Bichard Inquiry Report there are legal duties on schools, FE colleges and a wide range of partner organisations to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

For schools, Bichard specifically recommended that:

  • Head teachers and school governors should receive training on how to ensure that interviews to appoint staff reflect the importance of safeguarding children
  • No interview panel to appoint staff working in schools and colleges should be convened without at least one member being properly trained

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 September 2021 10:00 - 15:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/740 Mid-Career Financial Planning (Pension +)

This course is aimed at individuals wishing to take control of their finances for a secure future. Looking at information on mortgages, understanding your pension savings, state pensions and benefits, investing in the future and tax efficiency.

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1 01 October 2021 13:00 - 14:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/93 Healthy Conversation Skills - Behaviour Change

Hi ! How are you?

There seems to be a misconception around 'helping people' and a tendency to move towards specific training that is overly complicated, sometimes daunting and often ends up sitting on the 'shelf' - The Healthy Conversation Skills training aims to de-mystify the art of 'giving help' and build confidence in everyone.

This 3 hour, fully interactive virtual training is designed to encourage and support the philosophy behind Making Every Contact Count (MECC) with added peer support, networking opportunities and a desire to implement what they learn in their daily lives


We all have a shared responsibility to be healthy in the conversations we have with our residents/customers and each other. We need to invest time in the development of our skills now while there is a collective consideration of health and inequality made so evident in the current pandemic.

If people are empowered to be proactive and opportunistic in their approach to helping others with more complex issues like mental health and sexual health: they will need to be confident in having a basic conversation; using reflection, open discovery questions and a person centred, asset based approach.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 October 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map