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PBS Awareness Course

This updated, free, easy to access, good quality e-learning course provides a straightforward introduction to Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). It was created by by Dr Edwin Jones and Professor Kathy Lowe, from Swansea Bay Health Board and BILD.

Originally commissioned by the Department of Health as part of the Positive and Proactive workforce initiative in 2014, the course has been widely used in health and social care. It explains PBS, putting values into practice, how behaviour works and PBS interventions. Numerous organisations use this course as induction and refresher PBS training. The course takes about 3 or 4 hours to complete and can be done in small bite-size chunks to suit your learning style.

This updated 2019 version solves some technical problems and contains some updated content on reducing restrictive practices, active support, accessible descriptions of PBS and more. The new resources section provides free downloadable key documents and access to other PBS resources. These resources can be found in the top right-hand corner of the course box below.

A new optional online assessment produces a certificate to evidence successful completion. If you want to do thisnew optional assessment after completing the learning, click the resources section in the top right hand corner of the screen and follow the instructions in the document ‘how to evidence successful completion of the PBS awareness course.’ Alternatively, click on the second screen below and follow the instructions.

Click the first screen in the box below to access the learning content.  

If you have problems accessing the course press control and F5 to refresh your browser or try again using a different browser, such as Google Chrome or Firefox, unblock or allow popups, flash and automatic downloads—or get help from your local IT support. We hope you find it useful and welcome any feedback.


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