Health & Social Care Courses - Legal Skills and Safeguarding

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  • Acting lawfully and ethically under Coronavirus Act 2020 (England)

    During a practical Virtual Classroom, delegates will acquire a better understanding of the Act, and if the emergency measures contained within the Act are triggered, how they layer on top of existing legislation, reviewing which parts of pre-existing legislation will or will NOT be suspended.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Acting lawfully and ethically under Coronavirus Act 2020 (Wales)

    During a practical Virtual Classroom, delegates will acquire a better understanding of the Act, and if the emergency measures contained within the Act are triggered, how they layer on top of existing legislation, reviewing which parts of pre-existing legislation will or will NOT be suspended.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Acting lawfully and ethically under Coronavirus Act 2020 (Northern Ireland)

    During a practical Virtual Classroom, delegates will acquire a better understanding of the Act, and if the emergency measures contained within the Act are triggered, how they layer on top of existing legislation, reviewing which parts of pre-existing legislation will or will NOT be suspended.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Record Keeping

    This interactive skills-based course will ensure that delegates can create and manage their records to best practice, reinforcing the importance of clear and accurate entries.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 during Covid-19

    This 1-day virtual interactive course is designed to assist health care professionals and social workers to think through mental capacity and deprivation of liberty and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic in practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • DoLS/BIA Legal Update

    Delegates will explore the current legal framework, set within the context of public health measures introduced by the Government during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Safeguarding Children - Law, Evidence and Procedure

    This course is designed to ensure social workers are able to carry out professional and timely child care investigations in order to achieve adequate and appropriate safeguards.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Introductory Legal Skills for NQSWs

    This course has been designed for social workers with up to two years’ experience. The course instils Best Practice in their daily roles, and gives confidence to carry out their work effectively and within the legal frameworks.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Safeguarding Children: Social Worker's Responsibilities

    Over this highly interactive course, delegates will explore the definition ‘Safeguarding Children’ and will identify and work through the 9 stage process involved in Safeguarding Children.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Advanced Legal Skills for Social Workers

    This highly intensive course is designed for social workers with over two years’ experience. The course fully instils Best Practice in all aspects of a social worker role; from a first note, to giving effective evidence in court.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Section 47 Investigation

    This training will assist newly qualified social workers develop an awareness and knowledge of the relevant law, evidence & procedure to carry out their Section 47 role more responsibly and effectively. At all times they need to be alert to Best Practice within current policy and procedure.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • The Threshold Criteria

    The course will enable the social worker to identify and set out their proposed threshold statement when approaching an LPM, a CPCC/Signs of Safety Meeting or in their application and statement to the court for a care or supervision order.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Best Practice in Record Keeping

    Records are integral in ensuring continuity of care and may be used as the original source of evidence in legal proceedings. This course teaches how to collect clear, truthful and admissible records to Best Practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Excellence in Statement and Report Writing

    This course has been designed to enable social workers to produce court-compliant, clear, concise and well-structured statements and reports to help better assist the court or tribunal making the decision.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Court Skills for Children's Social Care

    Attending court can be a daunting experience. This training course equips social workers with the core skills to effectively present evidence coherently, truthfully, and confidently under cross-examination.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • First-tier Tribunal (SEND)

    The course familiarises delegates with the relevant legal framework for the appeals process for the First Tier Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal following the appeal lodged by the child/family against the local authority’s SEND decision.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Deprivation of Liberty for Children and Young People

    This practical training course explores deprivation of liberty in the Court of Protection for young people from the age of 16 in any placement where their care amounts to a deprivation of liberty.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • CSE and online abuse

    This course will increase awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation and Online Grooming as a form of ‘sexual abuse’, and enable social workers to identify vulnerable children and risk factors surrounding them.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Domestic Abuse Course

    This course is designed to assist social workers with the knowledge and skills to identify domestic abuse at the earliest opportunity, and to be able to provide appropriate support, guidance and advice to those who will need to seek protection through criminal, civil or family courts.

    Course available:

    Qualification: No

  • Adoption Law

    The course has been designed to ensure social workers have a full and working knowledge of the relevant legal framework relating to all routes of adoption including placement orders, Coram, and private applications.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Corporate Parenting

    This training will enable delegates to test their knowledge & develop their understanding of their role as the Corporate Parent towards children in their care.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Chairing Safeguarding Meetings for Children's Social Care

    This course will provide delegates with the confidence and competencies to convene and chair successfully, in order to achieve positive outcomes for the client.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • How to respond to a Serious Case Review/Notifiable Incident Report of OFSTED report

    The course will arm social workers with the skills required to respond appropriately to adverse findings, criticisms and/or recommendations made by other agencies and/or tribunals.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Essential Interviewing Skills for Adult Services

    Interviewing and questioning is an integral part of the social worker’s role. This course is designed to maximise the quality and weight of information obtained.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Confidentiality, Access to Records and Data Protection

    This course is designed to give delegates a comprehensive understanding of the laws governing patient data and give them the skills and knowledge to comply with professional standards and best practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Best Interest Assessor Course And Qualification

    Bond Solon’s BIA qualifying course has been designed to ensure that learners gain the required skills and specialist knowledge to complete Best Interest Assessments to best practice.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Best Interest Assessor (BIA) Legal Update / Refresher Training

    This highly practical and intensive refresher course is designed to ensure BIAs have the most up-to-date knowledge, skills and competence to correctly interpret and apply legislation and guidance to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Report Writing for Safeguarding Adult Reviews and Domestic Homicide Reviews

    This two-day course will develop the core knowledge of the relevant legal framework underpinning the SARs and DHR. Delegates will consider the roles and responsibilities of the relevant agencies involved, while clearly understanding the role of the IMR author.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Deprivation of Liberty Authorised Signatory Training

    This practical and interactive training day is designed for DoLS supervisory body signatories. The course will look at the new DoLS forms and consider what signatories should expect to see in relation to the evidence and rationale for decisions made.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Chairing Skills: Safeguarding Meetings

    This course will provide delegates with the confidence and competencies to convene and chair successfully, in order to achieve positive outcomes for the client.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm: The Legal Framework

    The course is designed to refresh delegates’ knowledge of the legal framework underpinning safeguarding adults including the Care Act 2014 and other relevant legislation.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Chairing Best Interest Meetings

    This two day course assists delegates in understanding what is required of them to convene and chair Best Interest meetings.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Designated Lead Managers

    This three day course assists delegates in understanding what is required of them to co-ordinate a successful process and convene and chair adult safeguarding strategy meetings and case conferences.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Human Rights Act 1998 for Social Care Professionals

    The course will provide a historical overview, will cover what is meant by Human Rights, and will explore the different categories of rights. The training will explore the Articles of most relevance to safeguarding vulnerable adults in health and social care and will explore the associated case law.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Financial Abuse Training - Protecting Adults at Risk

    Financial abuse is a serious problem, yet can be difficult to identify and evidence. This course equips social workers with ability to identify the different types of financial abuse and the relevant interventions possible.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Self-Neglect

    This one-day course will enable professionals to identify the skills that are required to navigate the three "human" elements of this area of work, namely, "knowing, being, doing".

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Modern Slavery

    This one-day course will explore what modern slavery is, giving delegates an in-depth overview. They will consider who is affected, how to spot the signs and know how to respond effectively.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Domestic Abuse

    The course will include looking at Female Genital Mutilation, Honour-Based Abuse, Forced Marriage, Harassment and Stalking, alongside other forms of abuse.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Minute Taking and Recording Skills

    A one day in-house course to ensure best practice in producing clear and concise minutes within the safeguarding process.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Court Skills/ Giving Evidence

    Social workers are been called to give evidence more than ever before. This practical and highly interactive course equips adult social workers with the ability to give oral evidence coherently, truthfully, and confidently.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Healthcare Records on Trial - Defensible Practice

    This one day course has been designed to ensure that healthcare professionals have a defensible, rather than a defensive practice by giving them the skills to create, manage and store records to best practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Witness Skills for Health Practitioners

    This intensive and highly practical course provides delegates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to present evidence effectively in a range of legal forums in regards to events that occurred as part of their daily practice

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Coroner’s Court Training

    Professionals are often questioned to assist in Coroner’s Court, therefore it is essential they are prepared and confident in giving evidence under the inquisitorial system.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Consent

    This course has been designed for medical and healthcare professionals, with particular regard to doctors who work with consenting patients and who want to understand how to get informed consent right every time.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Advanced Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Day 1

    This interactive one-day course will give delegates a clear and in-depth understanding of the MCA framework, with the ability to apply it to complex cases. Delegates will consider complex decisions and explore relevant, current case law.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Advanced Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Day 2

    This 1-day course is for experienced professionals who have attended the MCA Day 1 course, and who use the Mental Capacity Act 2005 on a regular basis. It will allow them to immerse themselves in theory for the day and to make the connections into how they deliver the MCA as core business into their everyday work within the larger legal framework of human rights.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Advanced Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training (DoLS)

    This highly practical and interactive course is designed to provide practical application of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards brought in by the Mental Health Act 2007, in light of the current Supreme Court’s judgment.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Training Tier 1 for Senior Managers / Inhouse Legal

    This one-day course will increase delegate’s knowledge of the law, evidence and procedure necessary to correctly work within the legal framework and carry out their role effectively and to best practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Training Tier 2 for Frontline Practitioners

    This one-day course will increase delegate’s knowledge of the law, evidence and procedure necessary to correctly work within the legal framework and carry out their role effectively and to best practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Court of Protection

    The one day course will assist professionals who are contemplating an application to the Court of Protection for a person who has lost their legal capacity in a legal sense.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk of Harm

    The course will explore the transition from protection to safeguarding, and delegates will consider different types of abuse and their characteristics.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Training (England)

    This one-day course will increase delegate’s knowledge of the law, evidence and procedure necessary to correctly work within the legal framework and carry out their role effectively and to best practice.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Training (Wales)

    This one-day course will increase delegate’s knowledge of the law, evidence and procedure necessary to correctly work within the legal framework and carry out their role effectively and to best practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Leadership in Safeguarding

    This course is designed for all professional safeguarding leads for both child and adult safeguarding. Delegates will explore safeguarding and managing safeguarding in an ever changing NHS and giving delegates a safe place to explore the difficult elements of leadership.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Executive Leadership in Safeguarding

    The course has been designed to help ensure that Senior Executive leaders within the NHS, with Board accountability for safeguarding children and adults lead safeguarding within the NHS Five Year Forward View.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Clinical Responsibility and the Law

    This intense and practical course covers individual and organisational responsibility and accountability. Blame and litigation will be put in context and the trainer will demonstrate how to practice safely and lawfully.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Excellence in Statement/ Report Writing

    This course teaches delegates how to write clear and well-structured statements and reports that provide a clear and accurate order of events, which are watertight and insulated from attack.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Serious Incident Investigation and Reporting

    The course will enable delegates to better identify triggers to serious incident investigation. Delegates will consider the importance of getting the right staff with the appropriate degree of skills and seniority to undertake such investigations.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Process, Procedure and Information Gathering in Complaints Handling and Investigation

    A one day course provides delegates with the core knowledge, skills and techniques to carry out a complaints investigation to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Questioning and Communication Techniques in Complaints

    This course provides delegates with the core skills to effectively plan, structure and undertake interviews to best practice standards, enabling them to obtain key information and effectively deal with a complaint.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Responding to Complaints - Letter and Report Writing

    During this course delegates will learn how to improve the content, structure and style of the letters and reports they produce during a complaints investigation.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Chairing Skills

    This course is designed to ensure that healthcare professionals have the necessary skills and knowledge to participate and chair multi-disciplinary meetings to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Safeguarding Adult Enquiries

    This highly intensive and practical training is designed to ensure that those who may have to make a safeguarding enquiry, and write the subsequent reports and give evidence, undergo a process of familiarization with the legal process and procedures around adult safeguarding.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • MAPPA/MARAC

    This course is designed to provide social workers with a clear understanding of the MAPPA and MARAC processes, appropriate to their roles.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • The Children and Social Work Act 2017

    Delegates will explore the legislative framework of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and learn what is expected of them within their respective roles.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • CoP DoL for Best Interest Assessors

    As a Best Interest Assessor you are required by statute to provide a report to the Supervisory Body usually having conducted three, perhaps four assessments within the Deprivation of Liberty Process.

    Course available: Public

    Qualification: No

  • MCA and MHA Interface

    This course explores this overlap regulated by the provisions of Schedule 1A of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 with a focus on both the relevant statutes, statutory codes of practice and case law to enable practitioners to decide when to use each procedure to authorise a deprivation of liberty in day to day practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • LPS for Responsible Bodies

    This course will help Responsible Bodies prepare for their new role and legal responsibilities under the LPS.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Safeguarding Supervision Skills

    Designed in partnership with NHS England, this programme will ensure that your workforce are able to provide effective supervision in order to promote a safe and supportive environment, while being able to respond to the increasing demands for high performance.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Adult Safeguarding - Roles and Responsibilities

    This course is suitable for Level 5 Health Care Staff and includes reference to “knowledge” section in the Intercollegiate Document.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Continuing Care for Children and Young People

    The training will identify the roles and responsibilities of the different agencies and organisations involved in the multi-agency decision making and identify who may then hold primary responsibility for the continuing provision of any healthcare package.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Domestic Abuse – Impact on Children – Safeguarding and the Law

    This course is designed to assist social workers with the knowledge and skills to be able to provide appropriate support, guidance, and advice to those who will need to seek protection through criminal, civil or family courts.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • AMHP Legal Update 2021

    This course will look at all the key legal developments in the field of mental health in 2020/2021.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Domestic Abuse – Impact on Adults – Safeguarding and the Law

    This 1-day virtual interactive course is designed to assist social workers with the knowledge and skills to be able to provide appropriate support, guidance, and advice to those who will need to seek protection through criminal, civil or family courts.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Lessons learnt from Covid-19 - The way forward for Health and Social Care

    During a practical Virtual Classroom, delegates will acquire a better understanding of the legal and ethical framework and consider how these emergency measures layer on top of existing legislation intended to safeguard and promote the safety and wellbeing of all children, young people and adults.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Remote Working - Overcoming New Challenges

    This course will provide you with the key techniques to enhance communication, collaboration and productivity in a remote environment. You will learn how to maintain relationships and emotional connections in your teams during these challenging times.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 for Managers

    This is a one day in-depth exploration of the duties and responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 for senior staff and managers.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Defendable Mental Healthcare Records

    This course is written with all members of a psychiatric patient’s clinical team in mind, but is particularly aimed at those staff who may not fully appreciate the role which clinical notes play within the legal process.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Report Writing for Mental Health Tribunals

    This one-day course is aimed at those members of the psychiatric clinical team who will be required to write and present reports at MHTs and Hospital Managers’ Meetings.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Giving Evidence in Mental Health Tribunals

    This one-day course is designed for psychiatric healthcare professionals who need familiarisation with the necessary skills to give a confident account under questioning or cross-examination.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Human Rights and the Policing and Crime Act 2017

    This one-day course enables the AMHP to review their practices through practical exercises and examination of the legislative framework.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Part 4 & 4A of the Mental Health Act

    This one-day course is aimed at Clinical and Community Psychiatric Team members with a working knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983, who want to increase their knowledge of the legal safeguards surrounding the treatment of detained psychiatric patients.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Community Treatment Orders

    This one-day course aimed at social workers and approved mental health professionals clarifies the powers available to clinical and community teams and helps identify which patients would and would not benefit from a CTO.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Law

    This one-day course is for nurses of all levels who work with patients detained or treated under the Mental Health Act 1983.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • The Interface Between S117 Aftercare and Continuing Healthcare

    This one-day course has been designed for nurses, Doctors, other healthcare professionals and social workers who are involved in discharge and aftercare planning and implementation.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • The Interface Between The Mental Health Act and The Mental Capacity Act

    This one-day course explores the concept of capacity, mental capacity assessments and best interests decisions.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Hospital Managers' Panels - Their Role and Responsibilities

    This one-day course offers panel members thorough training as to the sections of the Mental Health Act 1983 and parts of the Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act relevant to their role.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • MCA and Young People

    This one-day course is aimed at social workers who work with young people of 16/17 to gain an overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and to enable them to integrate it into day to day practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • The Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Essential Tool Kit

    This course is aimed at social workers who work with adults. It has been designed to enable them to gain an overview and robust understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and to be able to integrate them into day-to-day practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Eating Disorders and the Mental Health Act 1983

    This one-day course draws on a combination of legal principles, guidance and practical experience, as it follows the journey of a young person with anorexia nervosa through the psychiatric system.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Assessing Children and Young People Under the Mental Health Act

    This one-day course explores how to ensure that the delegate's aims, of helping children and young people with mental health difficulties, align with the key human rights principles of autonomy, control and participation.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • An Introduction to the Mental Health Act 1983

    This one-day course explains everything those who are new to working with psychiatric patients needs to know and through group discussion and case studies, explores the complex legal principles behind such detentions in a straightforward way.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • De-escalation, Lone Working and Breakaway Techniques

    This one-day course is designed to give your staff the knowledge and confidence to reduce the risk of harm to them when faced with a potentially violent situation by using effective de-escalation techniques.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

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