Training

Safeguarding is Everyone’s Business: June 21-27

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(read full article on the Calderdale Council website)

The Safeguarding Children Partnership, Safeguarding Adult Board and Calderdale organisations present Safeguarding Week 2021 to raise awareness about safeguarding children and adults and the importance that safeguarding is everyone’s business.

This virtual Safeguarding Week 2021 Programme provides a varied offer that includes live online learning sessions, live chats, pre-recorded videos, webinars and podcasts, as well as useful links to research reports and other; all aimed at practitioners, managers and members of the public.

The programme has daily themes based on safeguarding priorities for Calderdale:

It also includes some good practice examples and positive stories about the changes to services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you have any questions about Safeguarding Week 2021, please contact: Sophie Boyles Sophie.Boyles@Calderdale.gov.uk or Sally Fletcher Sally.Fletcher@Calderdale.gov.uk.

Safeguarding is everyone’s business

Budget like a Boss! with help from Noah’s Ark – extra days

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Do words like debt, balance, finance, budgeting confuse you? Would you like to take charge of your money for good?

Noah’s Ark have put together a two half-day course that will show you exactly how you can do that.

Due to the popularity of this course, extra sessions have been added.

  • 21st June and 12th & 19th July
    at the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre (Hopwood Lane, Halifax)
  • 2nd & 9th July Illingworth Children’s Centre
  • 15th and 22nd July Ash Green Children’s Centre

Sessions start at 9.30AM until 1.00PM.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Reasonable travel expenses paid.

To book a place, contact Andrew, Lesley or Kelly on 01422 364664 or email debt@noahsarkcentre.org.uk

Confidence, Communication and Teamwork course

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Are you seeking work, looking for a career change or hoping to volunteer in the community? If you may need to work on a team online in future, or wish to face virtual interviews with more confident presentation skills, this may be for you.

Induction session  – 2pm Fridy 28th May 

Classes start 10 am Tuesday 1st June   

Calderdale Adult Learning and the national award – winning Proper Job Theatre Company have joined forces again to offer the free two week LAB Confidence, Communication and Teamwork course. This is designed to develop confidence in managing online meetings or interviews.

Polish up those virtual communication, group and team skills quickly and earn a nationally recognised Award. The free fun sessions use drama and media training techniques to develop confidence.

So start unleashing your creativity today and move forward to a bright future.

For enquiries –  or to register for a place – contact Melissa on 07368291874 or email: engagement@properjob.org.uk

View or download our latest course schedule

 

LAB Online is part of the LAB Project. This is currently aimed at supporting adults in Calderdale who would enjoy keeping connected and using creative learning techniques to boost wellbeing, confidence and  employment skills.

If you are thinking about upskilling for work, tell us about other topics of interest. We may even be able help you to enrol on other free CAL courses, including IT security, Spreadsheets for beginners and Basic Web Design.

Budget like a Boss! with help from Noah’s Ark

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Do words like debt, balance, finance, budgeting confuse you? Would you like to take charge of your money for good?

Noah’s Ark have put together a two half-day course that will show you exactly how you can do that.

There are five different sessions to choose from:

  • 17th & 24th May, 14th & 21st June and 12th & 19th July
    at the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre (Hopwood Lane, Halifax)
  • 27th May & 3rd June Ash Green Children’s Centre and 2nd & 9th July Illingworth Children’s Centre

Sessions start at 9.30AM until 1.00PM.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Reasonable travel expenses paid.

To book a place, contact Andrew, Lesley or Kelly on 01422 364664 or email debt@noahsarkcentre.org.uk

 

Supporting Personal Relationships within the Law

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Following the interest in the Love on the Net and Let’s talk about Sex Baby sessions talking about sexual health and relationships for adults with learning disabilities, Lead the Way are planning bitesize training packages for staff members looking at the Legislative Framework to support somebody to have Happy Healthy Relationships. This is in line with current CQC guidance on Supporting Personal Relationships.

Please note these are aimed at professionals and carers.

Download Flyer

These are initially pencilled in on the following dates:

15th June 2021@9.30-11.30

1st July 2021@9.30-11.30

Lead the Way can offer sessions on a need basis also. The Love on the Net course is still running but dates can be added. Trading Standards are still available to discuss scams and romance scams. These will run on the 26th May and 9th June.

 

If you are interested in any of the work, have any particular issues with the people you support or feel that there are any other things that can be done to support people to have Happy, Healthy Relationships and Sexuality issues, please contact Lead the Way or Tracey Williams.

All1C courses for those working / volunteering during Covid19

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If you have been working or volunteering for the community during the COVID19 pandemic, then these sessions from All 1 Collective and Lab may be for you.

 

All1C has organised a programme of Learning Exchanges to provide a space to reflect on some of the learning from working with communities over the last year. The sessions take place on Tuesday mornings 10-11.30 (shortened agenda than on flyer).

There are 3 sessions left

Tuesday 11th May : Jo Bibby is Director of Health at the Health Foundation and will be talking about health inequalities and what the Health Foundation have learnt around health inequalities during Covid-19.
More about Jo

Tuesday 25th May : Community recovery from Covid-19 by Dr Kaya Davies Hayon from Belong – the Cohesion and Integration Network.
More about Kaya

Belong have done an interesting study around the communities that saw a coordinated community response during Covid-19 and how this provides lessons to support what is needed in terms of community recovery.

If interested, please follow this link to book:
https://all1c-learningexchange.eventbrite.co.uk

Or drop an email on: roisincavanagh@all1collective.org.uk

Once booked, you will be emailed the Zoom link for the session.

 

Looking forward to seeing you!

Free Counter Terrorism Awareness courses available

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With the coronavirus pandemic changing all of our day-to-day routines, it is understandable that the threat from terrorism isn’t necessarily front of mind for everyone across the country. Counter Terrorist Policing know, sadly it has not gone away which is why we still need the public to be vigilant when they are out and about – where ever they may be, therefore,

Counter Terrorism Awareness Advisors on behalf of Counter Terrorism Policing North East are delivering ACT Awareness and SCaN (See Check and Notify) presentations remotely via Microsoft Teams on the following dates :-

 

ACT Awareness

Monday 26th April 10:30 – 12:00
Wednesday 28th April 13:30 – 15:00
Friday 7th May 10:30 – 12:00
Wednesday 12th May 13:30 – 15:00

SCaN (See Check and Notify)

 

Monday 26th April 13:30 – 15:00
Wednesday 28th April 10:30 – 12:00
Friday 7th May 13:30 – 15:00
Wednesday 12th May 10:30 – 12:00

 

SeeCheck and Notify (SCaN) aims to help businesses and organisations maximise safety and security using their existing resources. Your people are your biggest advantage in preventing and tackling a range of threats, including criminal activity, unlawful protest and terrorism. (numbers are limited on these courses),

 

Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) is more of a broader course which covers all aspects.

These courses are free of charge. To reserve a place, please email rob.pyke@calderdale.gov.uk

 

Rob Pyke
Community Safety & Resilience Officer
Community Protection Team
Calderdale MBC
Springhall
Halifax

Online confidence and wellbeing courses by Eve Remington

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There are still available places for Eve’s online confidence and Wellbeing courses running in May 2021.

Available courses:

Transform your Anxiety into Resilience
3rd-5th May 8-9.30pm

Boost Your Wellbeing
10th-12th May 8-9.30pm

The courses run for three days at the same time every day.

Eve is a life coach, committed into helping people achieve their full potential. She has been running workshops and courses aimed at improving mental wellbeing and promoting self affirmation for a while. Her courses provide the tools to instigate positive changes and living life to its full potential.

If interested, email Eve at hello@everemingtoncoaching.com

Beyond Brontës – Film opportunity with Screen Yorkshire

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An amazing opportunity from Screen Yorkshire for  young people 18-24 who are interested in the Film and TV industry!

Beyond Brontës is a part-time screen-industries training package tailored
to your needs, with modules including masterclasses, CV and interview
workshops, mentorship and one-to-one support.

And it’s free.

Whatever your passion is – from story-telling and filming to editing,
make-up or set-building – this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

If you are aged 18-24, have a passion for film and TV, and live in the region, you can apply.

Applications are open until 12 noon 7th May 2021.

For full details go to www.screenyorkshire.co.uk

You can find out more from the attached flyer

Screen Yorkshire Beyond Brontës 2021