This is a workplace programme that is completed over six months and is accredited by Birmingham City University (BCU).
Candidates who have successfully completed the PBS Coaches Programme can combine it with the Functional Assessment Programme to achieve the Birmingham City University PBS Practice Leader Award.
Students successfully completing this second stage programme earn 20 academic credits.
This programme gives students the skills and confidence to write a complex functional assessment, develop an intervention plan for someone they support, coach staff to follow the intervention plan and reflect critically on their practice.
The programme is based on the Descriptive Functional Assessment and Intervention plan developed by Dr Sandy Toogood of Bangor University. Students will have individual mentoring from a suitably experienced and qualified identified CAPBS consultant.
Closing date for applications is 31 July 2018.
Start date for the programme is 18 September 2018.