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Healthy conversations training

Starts: Thursday 26 May 2022 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
This online workshop is a recommended course for all Camden Early Years staff.
What does this event cover
The Healthy Conversations training was designed by the Camden Health and Wellbeing Team with input from the Camden and Islington Public Health team and the Brandon Centre. It was developed in response to staff feedback following the Camden Can conversations and rising obesity levels in the Borough. The training aims to support participants to understand readiness to change, identify opportunities for conversations on healthy weight and build confidence, techniques and skills for effective conversations and practice.

The Healthy Conversations training is 6 hours and consists of two sessions (half -day each) delivered 4-6 weeks apart with supported practice in between. There is also an option for nursery staff that is delivered as three, two hour sessions with supported practice in between session two and three.

The sessions will be delivered by two of our Health Improvement Practitioners.

Session 1
• Setting the scene/Why are we doing this work?
• Stages of change
• Encouraging behaviour change
• Opportunities for conversation
• Conversation skills
• Factors that impact a child’s weight

Supported practice
Between sessions, participants will be asked to hold at least one conversation about healthy weight or health behaviours and bring learning to the next session, where barriers and obstacles will be explored. Participants will be supported between sessions with resources, advice, and information.

Session 2
• Day 1 re-cap
• Obstacles and barriers
• Practicing skills, techniques and conversations
• Key messages
• Relevant services and how to signpost or refer
Please note
This training will take place on MS Teams
There are 2 sessions between Thursday 26 May 2022 and Thursday 23 June 2022

Report Writing

Starts: Thursday 26 May 2022 - 09:00 - 12:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For all practitioners and childminders working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
This workshop will help you to write accurate reports and assessments of children using Development Matters and Birth to Five. Assessment plays an important part in helping parents, carers and practitioners recognize children’s progress, understand their needs and plan activities and support. This course will consider:  
  • The use of observation to help us gather information needed for assessment. 
  • The importance of the characteristics of effective learning and how these can be included in reports.
  • The identification of practical and realistic next steps for children.
Please note

Secondary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Thursday 26 May 2022 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
SENDCOs in Secondary Schools and Further Education Colleges.
What does this event cover
These meetings will support SENDCOs, Inclusion managers and deputy SENDCOs in their role.

We will draw on the expertise and skills in Camden schools (emphasising peer support) as well as on specialist services and teams.

We will cover issues such as improving outcomes for pupils with SEND, self-evaluation of SEND provision in schools, statutory requirements e.g. EHC Assessment and Plan, Annual Reviews, SEN funding, identification and assessment, planning, support from specialist services, Independent Support (SENDIASS), Interventions ' e.g. literacy, self-evaluation and improvement planning etc.

We will also be responsive to specific requests from SENDCOs.
Please note