Upcoming Courses

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Please note: Our courses are available to members only.  Please apply for your free membership here. If you apply for a course and are a non-member, you are agreeing to us creating a membership for you.


Course Title: IPSEA – Level 1 SEND Law Training – All about the Law around Education Health and Care Plans. (EHCP’s)

Date: Sunday 25th February 2018

Time: Registration 9.30-10am. Course starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm

Venue: Kent Event Centre,  Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JF. Training is taking place in Bredhurst room in the Clive Emson Conference Building

Cost: Parent/carers £20, Professionals £50. Prices are per person

Refreshments and Lunch: Are included in the cost

Trainer: Maria Bloom from IPSEA

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

Following on from the successful IPSEA Foundation SEND Law training course we ran in May 2016 we are delighted to now be running the Level 1 and 2 course. (Level 2 details can be found below as a separate course)

This one day introductory level course aims to provide an overview of the law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (“SEN”). The course will provide information on the law, guidance, policy and practice but also aims to enable the participants to see how the law can be applied to support parents and young people with SEN.

Topics covered during the Level 1 training day include:

  1. The framework of SEN law and duties of local authorities, schools and colleges.
  2. EHC needs assessment
  3. EHC Plans
  4. Changing EHC plans
  5. Exclusion
  6. Transition from a statement to an EHC Plan
  7. What makes a good EHC plan
  8. Knowing how the law can help you get the provision your child needs
  9. Introduction to the Equality Act

The course relates to the law as it applies in England.

Parent/Carers and school based professionals are welcome to book.

You do not have to have attended any previous training.

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Don’t miss out – We are also running the follow on Level 2 course on the 29th April.


 

Course Title: IPSEA – Level 2 SEND Law Training – All about the Law around EHCP’s

Date: Sunday 29th April 2018

Time: Registration 9.30-10am. Course starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm

Venue: Kent Event Centre,  Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JF. Training is taking place in Bredhurst room in the Clive Emson Conference Building

Cost: Parent/Carers £20, Professionals £50. Prices are per person

Refreshments and Lunch: Are included in the cost

Trainer: Maria Bloom from IPSEA

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

Following on from the IPSEA Level 1 SEND Law training day we are running the Level 2 Intermediate course.

The aim of the intermediate level course is to provide a more in-depth knowledge of certain areas of the law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (“SEN Law”)

Topics covered during the Level 2 day include:

  1. Inclusion
  2. The duty to specify in an EHC plan
  3. Annual Reviews
  4. Transition from statements to an EHC plan – what is a good EHC plan?
  5. Mediation
  6. Introduction to Social Care Law
  7. Introduction to Health Care Law
  8. Personal Budgets and Direct Payments
  9. Home to School Transport
  10. Mental Capacity

The course relates to the law as it applies in England.

Parent/Carers and school based professionals are welcome to book.

Please Note: Due to this being an advanced course, it is a requirement to have attended either the IPSEA Level 1 Training day, the IPSEA Foundation course or similar EHCP training.

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Course Title: Developing Emotional Wellbeing

Date: Friday 11th  May 2018

Time: TBC

Venue: Ashford Chamber of Commerce, Ashford Business Point, Waterbrook Avenue, Sevington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LH

Cost: TBC

Trainer: Julie Knight from Inclusively Down