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Develop and Promote Positive Person-Centred Behaviour

$399.00

Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

If you work in the community or disability services industry, this professional development course is essential to develop the skills necessary to increase a person’s quality of life and decrease the frequency and severity of ‘behaviours of concern.’

Develop and Promote Positive Person-Centred Behaviour is an online professional development program that will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to promote behaviour supports for a person with a disability, using a person-centred approach.

On completion of this course, you will feel confident to use a person-centred approach to care in a community or disability services context.

Course Structure

Unit 1 - Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour

  • Behaviours of concern
  • Observational behaviour assessment
  • Antecedents
  • Functional assessment
  • Topography and cycles of behaviour
  • History of interventions
  • Recording triggers
  • Mental illness
  • Positive behaviours
  • Daily living routines
  • Lifestyle preferences
  • Support strategies
  • Impediments to quality of life
  • Responding to abuse
  • Promote behavioural change
  • Empathy
  • Plan timeframes and goals
  • Self-determination
  • Aggression in dementia
  • Non-compliance
  • Self-harm
  • Repetitive sounds or actions
  • Wandering behaviour
  • Intoxication
  • Reactive management plans
  • Law and ethics
  • Diffusion strategies
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Crisis response plan
  • Counselling and therapy
  • Critical incidents
  • Debriefing
  • Behaviour support plans
  • Risk management
  • Incident referral form

Unit 2 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

  • Supported daily living
  • Daily routines
  • Safe environments
  • Client abuse
  • Individual needs
  • Strengths-based support
  • Active listening
  • Dignity of risk
  • Social model of disability and devaluation
  • Behaviour support plan (BSP)
  • Physical environment
  • Behaviours of concern
  • High risk groups
  • Common injuries
  • Triggers and frequency
  • Mental illness
  • Person’s health status
  • 4 categories of consequence
  • 2 types of reinforcement
  • Behavioural support strategies
  • Lifestyle enhancement
  • Behavioural changes
  • Dealing with aggressive behaviour
  • Reactive management plan
  • Variations to client wellbeing
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Law and ethics
  • Incident reports

Assessment

Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.

Benefits

  • Become fully trained and improve your employment opportunities;
  • Recognised by employers as professional development
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • Access to high-quality courses written by industry experts;
  • Interactive simulations for many programs;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate issued for your CV (hard copy provided);
  • Tax deductible in most cases* See your tax advisor.

 

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