Health, Education and Care Systems

We are opening up the training we will be providing to our Cultural Consultants to those who are part of community/voluntary sectors.

Friday, 2nd June, 2017 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
St Wilfrid's Enterprise Centre, M15 5BJ

Learning Objectives

Health Services

  • Understand the historical background to the UK's National Health Service
  • Have gained insight into the different structures within the NHS
  • Be able to navigate the services

Social Care

  • To have an understanding of the history and evolution of Children's Services
  • To develop a basic knowledge of the legislative framework for providing services to children and their families
  • To have an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Children's Social care

Education

  • To provide a brief historical overview
  • To increase understanding of different education structures and roles within schools
  • To explore educational issues that families and members of the community may find challenging
  • To network and share strategies to meet the cultural and social needs of service users from BME communities.

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Counselling Skills

We are opening up the training we will be providing to our Cultural Consultants to those who are part of community/voluntary sectors.

Friday, 9th June, 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
St Wilfrid's Enterprise Centre, M15 5BJ

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Working with Interpreters

We are opening up the training we will be providing to our Cultural Consultants to those who are part of community/voluntary sectors.

Friday, 16th June, 2017 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
St Wilfrid's Enterprise Centre, M15 5BJ

Learning Objectives:

  1. To develop an understanding of the reasons for working with interpreters and cultural consultants
  2. To explore the differences between the role of an interpreter and a cultural consultant
  3. To learn the essential skills needed to be a competent interpreter or cultural consultant

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Working with Survivors of Sexual Abuse

We are opening up the training we will be providing to our Cultural Consultants to those who are part of community/voluntary sectors.

Friday, 23rd June, 2017 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
St Wilfrid's Enterprise Centre, M15 5BJ

Objectives

To develop an understanding of working with survivors of sexual abuse

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Attachment and safeguarding across cultures

A one day workshop using practical case studies and reflexive exercises to explore issues of attachment and safeguarding when working with families from different cultural backgrounds

Monday, 24th July, 2017 - 9:30am - 4:30pm
St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ
Speaker(s): 
Annette Williams - Social Worker
Speaker(s): 
Aneela Pilkington - Clinical Psychologist

Aims of the day are to:

  • Critically explore cultural assumptions and values underpinning parenting and child development in western and non-western societies

  • Introduce delegates to the assessment of attachment and caregiving practices across cultures

  • Consider good practice in the assessment of risk and safeguarding issues in work with Black and minority ethnic families

Suitable for: Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Mental Health Practitioners, Clinical psychologists, educational psychologists, psychiatrists, and other health and social care professionals working with children and families. Students and trainees are also very welcome.

Lunch will be provided.

Cost £150/£100 plus booking fee

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Family Group Conferences and Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Aims:

  • To have a general understanding of the characteristics of adolescent Harmful Sexual behaviour
  • To review the most recent practice research in the field
  • To consider victim impacts
  • To explore the potential application of FGC’s in such cases
Thursday, 14th September, 2017 - 9:30am - 4:30pm
Manchester
Speaker(s): 
Vince Mercer

Objectives:

  • To understand something of the defining characteristics of adolescent HSB and identify the potential suitability of cases
  • To understand the impact upon victims and the potential benefits they might gain from engagement in a HSB/FGC
  • To explore the range of family impacts and experiences of HSB
  • To identify suitable cases to consider for potential FGC and consider issues around agenda setting, facilitation of restorative dialogue and family engagement/planning/ working in partnership/multi disciplinary work
  • Relating practice to current Best Practice Guidelines

Methodology:

A mixture of direct input by PowerPoint presentation, small group exercises and case study work.

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