Where and when?
- 12 November 2012, Birmingham
- 15 February 2013, London
- 10 June 2013, Sheffield
This event will introduce participants to the principles of positive behaviour support and how to respond appropriately to incidences of challenging behaviour.
The term challenging behaviours is used here to cover the whole range of behaviours which challenge individuals or services. These behaviours do not need to be persistent, or involve aggression and violence. Participants will:
Be encouraged to consider the behaviours they are most likely to encounter
Explore behaviour management techniques which are most likely to be successful in relation to these behaviours
Introduce the principles of positive behaviour support
Who should attend?
Anyone working in health and social care, education and people who directly work with people who have learning disabilities and/or autism whose behaviour challenges individuals or services. It is suitable for both staff who have limited experience and for those experienced staff who wish to refresh their knowledge and understanding.
The event/workshop will introduce participants to the principles of positive behaviour support and how to respond appropriately to incidences of challenging behaviour.
Identify the functions of particular behaviours for individuals
Understand the range of ways to improve the lifestyle and communication of people who present challenging behaviours
Understand organizational policy in relation to the management of challenging behaviours
Understand the importance of working as a team in response to challenging behaviours
Identify a range of positive behaviour management techniques
Recognise the implications of using physical interventions
Identify strategies for providing support to other people, after an incident involving aggression or violence.
Understand the importance of maintaining accurate records
This event covers some of the learning outcomes from the unit – Promote Positive Behaviour. The unit can contribute towards the level 2/3 awards and certificates in supporting individuals with learning disabilities and level 2/3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
This event is suitable for people who are working at level 2 and 3.
Learning will be facilitated through:
Event facilitators will employ a variety of delivery methods to include:
Pair and group work
They will use a variety of audio visual materials appropriate to the subject areas and audience. Materials may include power-point presentations, handouts, dvd/video clips.
Handouts for the delegates to take away will support each training session, and a certificate of attendance will be handed out by the trainer at the end of each course
- Developing positive behaviour support for individual people
How much do they cost?
All events are £95 + VAT person. Discounts are available, contact us for more details.
How to book?
You can download the Events programme and booking form above, or, if you go to the Event page of your choice you can book online.
These events have been CPD Certified
Attendance will allow you to gain CPD points towards your Continuous Professional Development requirements.