Advanced Positive Behaviour Support for Speech and Language Therapists
This programme is available in-house, tailored to the needs of your organisation, or as open training.
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Who is this for?
Speech and language therapists who work with any age group (across home, school, community, hospital settings) who may display behaviours of concern (eg people with learning disabilities and/or autism; SEMH, dementia) and who have attended one of our introduction Level training programmes in positive behaviour support (PBS), or who have a basic working knowledge of PBS by experience.
Summary of content
Part 1: Enabling environments minimising behaviours of
Part 2: Functional assessment and formulation
Part 3: Intervention; proactive strategies; functional
communication training and outcomes
Part 4: Staff wellbeing, attribution and working with the
Part 5: Action planning
Aim of the programme
- To understand the relationship between enabling environments
and behaviours of concern
- To understand the process of a functional assessment, formulation
and writing function-based proactive and developmental strategies
- To participate in a brief functional assessment case study
- To reflect on outcomes for PBS and communication work
- To be familiar with some tools for measuring staff wellbeing
- To reflect on the role of the speech and language therapist in PBS and develop personal action plans