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Positive Behavioural Support

Subject category: General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to support staff to work in the best way to support people who display, or may be at risk of displaying behaviour which challenges services. The course will support learners to gain an understanding of the principles of PBS and how to implement this into practice.
Learners will gain an understating of some of the key components of Positive Behaviour Support, the theory, science and values that underpin PBS and how it works in practice. They will also gain information on identifying the purpose and meaning of behaviour’s and the data that they will need to gain as evidence, support strategies will be explored which can be put into place to improve the individuals quality of life as well as the difference between proactive strategies and reactive strategies. 
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Proactive and reactive strategies, group discussions, role play, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
PBS competency framework 
Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009 
The Care Act - Safeguarding 
Positive and Proactive Care: reducing the need for restrictive interventions – (Department of Health 2014)
And the following QCF unit:
Promote Positive Behaviour

Course content

The back ground to Positive Behavioural Support
Behaviours that challenge
Social and physical context in which the behaviours occur
Human rights
Behaviour strategies
Support within the organisation to successfully implement PBS 

Learning outcomes

Explain the back ground to positive behavioral support 
Describe behaviours that challenge 
List social and physical context in which the behaviours may occur 
Explain the importance of values and individual’s Human rights
Explore the different modules to behaviour strategies 
Explain the importance of organisational support for successful implementation of PBS 


3 hours

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