Training & Workshops Across Greater Manchester July/ August
Introduction to Brief Solution Focused Training
2nd July Manchester
This training provides professionals with a basic introduction to the theory of a Brief Solution Focused approach and will equip participants with basic skills to support young people in finding their own solutions to the issues they may be facing in their lives. Training designed by 42nd Street specifically for professionals working with young people in a variety of settings. £65/£95.
Going for Growth: Stimulating Sustainable Local Regeneration
3rd July Manchester
This conference offers up-to-date information about the progress and future direction of the coalition Government's localised growth initiatives – such as the Localism Act and the Regional Growth Fund. The programme of high-profile speakers will give experienced insight and examples of how these measures will influence the practical delivery of public services so that they are truly tailored to the needs of a local area. Organised By Public Sector Events. Reduced delegate rate of £150 + VAT for GMCVO members. £195 + VAT for other charities.
Details/Bookings: John Leach, PSE, 0161 831 7111
Pension Reforms 2012
6th July Manchester
GMCVO, in partnership with NCVO and Greater Manchester independent insurance broker and adviser, Lucas Fettes, would like to invite you to this seminar focusing on the forthcoming changes to workplace pensions. The morning seminar will be of interest to employers and trustees who will be responsible for the provision of workplace pension and auto-enrolment duties. £5 attendance fee.
Susan Barrett 0161 277 1001 email@example.com
Working Creatively with Young People
9th July Manchester
This training provides participants with a valuable opportunity to develop their creative tools when engaging and working with young people who have a variety of needs. Learning new creative skills not only enables workers to develop effective communication methods when working with young people but also to adapt to a young people’s preferred form of expression in their provision of support. Course designed by 42nd Street specifically for professionals and students working with young people in a variety of settings in both the statutory and voluntary sectors. £65/£95.
Adapting to Change: Working Together Seminar
10th July Manchester
A free safeguarding children seminar organised by Safe Network. It will provide colleagues in the voluntary and community sector with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with and assess the implications of the development of new Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance, and help frame Safe Network’s future plans and the support it offers. 10am to 2pm.
Bookings to firstname.lastname@example.org
More Details: Veronica Hyde 07530 516800 email@example.com
Key Facts about the future of the NHS in Manchester
11th July Manchester
An opportunity to discuss the new structures for the NHS in Manchester. The session will include presentations from the chairs of the three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Manchester, a representative of the voluntary and community sector and an update on the development of Healthwatch from Manchester City Council. The morning event is targeted at local community groups, voluntary organisations and members of the Manchester LINk. There will also be a ‘Question Time’ style session where members of the audience can put questions to a panel composed of the speakers.
Manchester Community Central, 0333 321 3021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Groups under threat: Where does true resilience lie?
12th July Manchester
How can small community groups survive and thrive in the current climate of cuts? Can new partnerships and peer support help groups become more resilient in facing these challenges? Or do we need social action to ensure survival? At this free seminar, speakers from MACC, the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, the National Coalition for Independent Action and Manchester Metropolitan University will address these questions, reporting back on recent research and providing examples of how communities are responding. Organised by NW Together We Can and Our Life.
Details: Eve Davidson 0161 233 7515 email@example.com
3rd August Manchester
In recent years, employment law has expanded to protect people on grounds of age, disability, gender, race, sexual orientation and religion. Employers should have fair policies and processes in order to avoid legal challenges. This Acas briefing will provide an overview of discrimination legislation, definitions and management responsibilities of equality and diversity at work. Aimed at all staff with people-management responsibilities. £60 + VAT.
ACAS 08457 383736 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to GMCVO for this information