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Core Training

This section offers a range of programmes which will meet the learning needs of both social care and qualified social work staff. The training is intended to support staff with developing the core skills and knowledge required to effectively fulfil their roles. Please read the flyers thoroughly to ensure the training provided is appropriate to your role. All applications must be approved by your Manager before submission.

Alcohol & Screening

Staff from both the local authority and independent sector who offer support to service users experiencing alcohol issues.

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Benefits Overview

Social workers in Children's Services.

 

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Brain Development and Substance Misuse

All staff who may come into contact with young people who use drugs and alcohol.

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Cannabis and Screening

Both local authority and independent sector staff whose roles involve supporting individuals who use cannabis.

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Catheter Care and Continence Promotion in Community Settings

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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Communication and Record Keeping

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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Diabetes Training – ‘What is Diabetes/ Blood Glucose monitoring & Dietary Advice’

Care staff in Adult residential care and nursing homes and care services in which the taking and recording of blood glucose levels is supported, and dietary management of the condition of Diabetes in times of illness becomes an important part of individualised care.

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Dignity in Care

All care staff and managers in social care services.

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End of Life Care

All social care staff working in residential and domiciliary care services who have or are supporting individuals and families with end of life care.

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Epilepsy and Rescue Medication

Social Care staff who work with and support those with Epilepsy

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Infection Control

All social care staff working in any care setting including the independent sector.
Any staff assisting older people in their daily living in the community.

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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

All staff working in Children’s Services, including Fostering and Adoption, and Next Step teams.

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IPED - Image & Performance Enhancing Drugs

All staff working with youths and adults who are using or thinking of using Steroids and Image Enhancing Drugs. This can include all health and social care practitioners, housing, domestic abuse, police, employment, training, education and leisure facility providers, who would like more knowledge around the culture and practices of this particular group of users.

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Oral Health Training

All care staff and managers in care & respite homes, domiciliary & day services for adults.

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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Structured to benefit those who provide care for people living with Parkinson’s disease whether in a nursing, residential or their own home.

This course will be delivered by a variety of teaching methods including; presentations; case studies; small group discussions; interactive quizzes and video examples and demonstrations.

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Person Centred Care

New and or experienced social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services that require an understanding of person centred working.

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Tissue Viability (Pressure Care)

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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Recording Skills

All staff, including support staff, working with vulnerable children within Carmarthenshire.

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Report Writing and Case Recording

Social work staff based in Community Resource Teams will be given priority but applications will also be accepted from social work staff based in other teams which offer services to adults.

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Sexual Offending in People with Learning Disabilities

Social work staff based in CTLDs and Transition Team

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Social Care Practical Skills

This course has been designed for those new to social care and for those who require a refresher. The course provides learners with an opportunity to explore and add to their existing knowledge.

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Solution Focused Approaches

All Childrens services staff, TAF and Families First projects, Residential Childcare services, Fostering and Adoption, 3rd Sector.

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Substances 101

All staff in Children, Youth, Adult and Mental Health Services working with young people who are at risk of harm through substance misuse.

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Using new Technology for home visits

All children services, TAF projects, Fostering and Adoption, 3rd Sector and adult services.

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Understanding Autism– Autism Training for Health and Social Care Practitioners

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PRACTITIONERS - This course has been developed to support Health and Social Care professionals working with Autistic individuals (children and adults).

This course is relevant to you if:

  • you work in a service where you may support autistic people and their families.
  • you need to be aware of how to adapt your practice/communication to support autistic individuals (adults or children)

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