Who is the course designed for?

This course is suitable for those who are faced with challenging behaviour on a regular basis. Positive Behaviour Support (PBS), is a group of ethically based techniques designed to maximise the life-quality of people who have behavioural problems. The creation of personalised environments that are less stressful and more rewarding reduces challenging behaviour and increases satisfaction for service users and staff alike. 

Course syllabus

  • Understand the legal and professional framework relating to Positive Behaviour Support

  • Appreciate the benefit of proactive strategies to improve behaviour

  • Respond appropriately to incidents of challenging behaviour

  • Describe best practice in reinforcing positive behaviour

  • Support people to return to a calm state following a challenging incident

  • Post incident (reporting and welfare support) review 

  • Analyse incidents to improve the promotion of positive behaviour support

Post training support is offered as part of our client customer service provision

What are the benefits of this course? 

To course helps individuals to effectively respond to challenging behaviour through use of a good Behaviour Support Plan which aims to reduce the likelihood of challenging behaviour happening and if used consistently is very successful in supporting the person to find other ways to communicate their needs. The course also helps carers to identify when an individual may display challenging behaviour, giving them a chance to intervene before the behaviour escalates. Therefore, avoiding a full-blown incident of challenging behaviour.

Delivery, assessment and certification

  • Formal presentation, discussion, group work and practical exercises.

  • Learners knowledge is evidenced by verbal or written questioning.

  • The course is recognised, accredited and certificated.