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WECIL & WORKS – Virtual Disability and Equality Training Session

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Bristol WORKS is running a WECIL Disability and Equality training session for 8 March 2021. We currently have a few available placements that are bookable for the virtual training session this coming month.

These are fully funded placements and are available as a support mechanism for those who are currently or will be offering careers experience of work opportunities to their provisions. This could also be a good opportunities for any employee to get further CPD and training done to provide a better service and support for those with SEND.

We have limited placements available so we must at this time limit placements per organisation. We are happy for colleagues to be added to a reserve list if more places do become available.

Further details about the training can be found below, if you’re interested please do get in touch. The deadline to apply by is set for 3 March 2021!

Details

WECIL DISABILITY EQUALITY TRAINING

This informative, thought provoking and forward thinking training course is CPD UK Accredited and will allow you to make the first steps in understanding the social model of disability, increase your knowledge of how to support people with SEND and will be a support towards becoming even more disability confident.

Where: Session will be held Virtually

Platform: Teams Times: 9am – 12 and 1pm – 4:15pm – you will need to attend both sessions on this day.

Date: 8 March 2021

The expected learning outcomes from undertaking this training are that you will come away with:

·        An understanding of the meaning of disability rights & responsibilities

·        Knowledge about the Social Model of disability & how to classify barriers

·        An understanding of how the Social Model can be used as a tool for removing barriers

·        An understanding of how to implement reasonable adjustments to remove barriers

·        An understanding of how equality law applies to you as employees & service providers

·        An appreciation of how language affects your work & the inclusive language that should be used

·        An ability to identify how to offer assistance to disabled service-users in a non-patronising way

·        An understanding about choice, control and independence in connection with services for disabled people

·        Greater confidence to discuss disability issues and have more confidence to challenge discrimination

Please contact via WORKS@bristol.gov.uk if you have any questions or if you would like to be added to the list of those attending!

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