Course Content:

There are two parts to the Atlas training and applicants should ensure that they are able to attend both parts.

Pre Atlas Training
Pre-Atlas Day 1: Incident Report Writing Purpose, Practice and Procedure
Based on BA 5 Incident Reporting Policy and HSU 05, Incident Reporting Procedure
Pre-Atlas Day 2: Principles of Strength Based Support
Based on HSU Working with People Policy this course offers insight into the core principles of Enabling Environments. All staff will complete the first hour, Understanding Principles of Strengths Based Approaches. Staff in direct support role (ASW, SW, etc.) will then complete additional 2 ½ hours.

Atlas Training
Day 1 – An Overview of Atlas
This will cover Profiles and Focus, Notifications, Client Support File, Adding to the Clients Support File, Adding to the Location file, Handover, Dashboard and Reports available
Day 2 – Support Plans and Risk Assessments in Atlas
This will cover how to run a client ‘Meeting’, Adding goals, risks and actions, Reviewing goals, risks and actions, Completing assessments within Atlas. This will also include Amber and Red risks.
Day 3 – Completing and Managing Incidents with Atlas
This will cover Creating and Logging an Incident, Approving, Managing and Closing an Incident

This training will involve demonstrations of the Atlas system. Delegates will be provided with log in details to the demo site where they can practice after the training. Delegates will be required to use laptops/chromebook to access Lifesize during the training.

Other courses helpful for preparation:
IT Skills

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Who Should Apply?

Pre-Atlas Training
Day 1 All Staff working in lifehouses and other non HSU services as requested.
Day 2 All Staff working in lifehouses and other non HSU services as requested will complete the first hour. Staff in a direct support role will then complete additional 2 ½ hours.

Atlas Training
Day 1 All Staff working in lifehouses and other non HSU services as requested.
Day 2 Any member of staff who complete support plans and risk assessments and all members of the management team who support these staff
Day 3 All Staff working in lifehouses and other non HSU services as requested.

Venue & Dates

Pre ATLAS linked to ATLAS
21-22 Apr 2021 with 5-7 May 2021
19-20 May 2021 with 2-4 Jun 2021
23-24 Jun 2021 with 7-9 Jul 2021
28-29 Jul 2021 with 4-6 Aug 2021
25-26 Aug 2021 with 1-3 Sep 2021
29-30 Sep 2021 with 6-8 Oct 2021
27-28 Oct 2021 with 3-5 Nov 2021
24-25 Nov 2021 with 1-3 Dec 2021
26-27 Jan 2022 with 2-4 Feb 2022
23-24 Feb 2022 with 2-4 Mar 2022
30-31 Mar 2022 with 6-8 Apr 2022

Pre-Atlas
Day 1 – 9.30am-1pm
Day 2 – 9.30am-1pm
Atlas
Day 1 – 10am-12.30pm
Day 2 – 10am-12.30pm
Day 3 – 10am-12.30pm
You should join the lifesize meeting at least 15 minutes before to ensure there are no issues connecting
Full details of how to join the training will be given on receipt of applications.

Learning Outcomes:

Pre Atlas
Day 1 Learning Outcomes:
• Understand purpose of Incident Reporting
• Be able to identify all stakeholders
• Be able to write coherent, succinct Incident Reports that fulfil organisational and stake holder needs and requirements
Day 2 Learning Outcomes:
• Strengths Based Approaches
• Defining / Identifying Goals and Outcomes
• Evidencing Progress
• Link to Outcomes Star

Atlas
By the end of this course, delegates should be able to:
• Understand the functionality contained within Atlas
• Navigate their way around the system
• Be able to access a number of reports and dashboard items
• Understand and complete the Incident management process within Atlas
• Add to a client and location support file
• Complete Support Plans, Risk Assessments and other Assessments within Atlas

Learning Hours:

Pre Atlas
3.5 hours per day
7 hours in total
N.B. Non Support staff will be 4.5hrs

Atlas
2.5 hrs per section
7.5 hrs in total