Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Awareness
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To enable staff to use the PBS approach.
• Define what Positive Behaviour Support is.
• Understanding the types of behaviours to include: Areas of specialism – i.e. Autism, Learning Disability etc.
• Identify the types of behaviour that need to be addressed
• Identify effective strategies for engaging with the client
• Appreciation of the factors that might contribute to the unwanted behaviours
This course is intended for staff who with clients who have challenging behaviour issues.
• Define what Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is
• PBS – Observation of behaviour
• Functional assessment
• Interact with actor to develop the PBS strategies
• Legal framework.
• 8 step PBS model
• Stages of behaviour; blue, green, red, amber
• Common types of learning disabilities
• 4 functions of challenging behaviour
• Kaplan and Wheeler model
• Antecedence Behaviour Consequences
• Communication plan.
• Non- verbal communication.
• Impact of Autism, Learning Disabilities
• Review of Challenging behaviours due to specific learning disability
• The Picture Exchange Communication System – What is it?
• Proactive & Reactive strategies.
• Course assessment
This course has been mapped to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3), the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (Part 4), and the CQC Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations. It also complies with Regulation 12 Safe Care and Treatment and Regulation 18 Staffing of the CQC fundamental standards are met.
This course is delivered on site, at the client’s premises or nominated venue.
Summary & Booking
The course is designed for staff who are working with clients with behaviour issues. They will build on the PBS system and complete a PBS plan. The course utilises a professional actor to engage with realistic scenarios to embed the PBS approach. With reference to NICE quality standards for behaviour management, in addition, there is a short assessment of learning for audit and CQC evidence.