February 2, 2012

Introduction to Positive Behaviour Support Approaches and Challenging Behaviour
March 8th or 15th
St John’s Training Centre, Les Gigands (opposite Oatlands)
10am – 2.30pm
This module is aimed at those informal carers who are caring for someone with a learning disability (complex needs), Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Disabilities (and can often be useful to those caring for someone with acquired brain injury).
The main focus of the module is however to those who support someone with a learning disability or special educational needs. Siblings are welcome however the programme itself is not appropriate for young children.
The basis of the module is to:
• Supporting parents and informal carers in strategies to help them deal with challenging behaviour.
• Ensure that people’s individual communication needs are positively addressed.
• Eliminate the use of unnecessary restrictive and aversive practice.
• Demonstrate how PBS interventions can support people to change their challenging behaviours, improve their quality of life,
If you are unsure if this will meet your needs then please contact Elizabeth Morris on 247979. Elizabeth will take your number and get one of the trainers to call you.

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