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Certificate in Behaviour Interventions and Understanding Complex Needs

Next daytime course over 2 days on from 9.30am -4.30pm

Next evening courses starting from 2021

The course is open to Special Needs Assistants, carers, childcare workers, healthcare workers, social care workers, social workers, parents, teachers and anyone with an interest in the subject area.

This workshop series is especially designed to help those working in challenging behaviours to develop an awareness of where those behaviours may be stemming from and the purpose they serve,  and what they are likely to encounter during the course of their work.

This course is priced at €25 per workshop, which can be paid in full or weekly. Run over 5 weeks these 2.5 hour workshops will equip learners with a range of skills and strategies to support their person during their school or work hours.

The workshop series consists of:

Workshop 1 Autism Awareness – A Brief Overview

Topics covered:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder – the medical model & biopsychosocial model
  • Asperger’s Syndrome – the medical model & an Aspie perspective
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance
  • Neurodiversity
  • Stimming
  • Diagnosis & Early Intervention

Workshop 2Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder

Topics covered:

  • SPD & the Medical Model
  • SPD & The environment
  • Our senses and emotions
  • Sensory Overload
  • Strategies for sensory overload avoidance & management

Workshop 3Visual Strategies, Interventions and Supports

Topics covered:

  • Interventions – pro’s & cons 
  • Supports – what is your role?
  • Visuals – what are they and how do we use them?

Workshop 4 Challenging Perspectives on Behaviour, Self-Care and Self-Reflective Practice

Topics Covered:

  • Behaviour, inappropriate & challenging
  • Perceptions on behaviour
  • Our values & belief system
  • Behaviour Theory
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Reflective Practice

Workshop 5 – Identifying and Managing Problematic Behaviour & Crisis Situations

Topics Covered:

  • Identifying Problematic Behaviour
  • Identifying the cause and purpose behind the behaviour
  • Preparing a Behaviour Support Plan
  • Scenarios
  • What to do when crisis occurs
  • After crisis

Certificate in Behaviour Interventions & Understanding Complex Needs

Payment in Full
125 Single Payment
  • Price inclusive of VAT
  • Accredited Certificate upon completion
  • Includes slides and recording after each class
  • Fully live and interactive

Certificate in Behaviour Interventions & Understanding Complex Needs

Installment Payments
25 Weekly
  • Price inclusive of VAT
  • Accredited Certificate upon completion
  • Includes slides and recording after each class
  • Fully live and interactive

A workshop Series Like no other

This workshop series is brought to you live via Zoom. It will take you on a journey to help you to understand challenging behaviour, and where it is stemming from.

New Strategies

The course will equip you with new strategies in behaviour distraction, redirection and avoidance and also assist you in the knowledge of Behaviour Support and Management Techniques

Challenging Perspectives

It will enable you to question your own beliefs and thoughts about Behaviour, Autism, Sensory Processing and Neurodiversity

Self Reflection & Self Care

You will become a self reflective practitioner during these workshops and will also learn about the importance of self care in your highly demanding and stressful role

What People Say


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The course is run for one night a week for 5 weeks. It is on for 2.5 hours for each class

The course costs €125 inc VAT. This also includes all slides, resources, recordings and an Accredited Certificate.

No. The course can be paid for in installments each week.

The next course begins in November (10th, 11th or 12th), you decide. 

No assignments or exams required as this is a continuous professional development course

Yes. You will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate in Behaviour Interventions & Understanding Complex Needs. This carries 15 CPD Points.

No. You can start anywhere on any module. Some people just prefer to start on the first workshop.

The classes start at 7pm and finish between 9pm and 9.30pm.

No.  Each class is fully live and interactive.

That’s no problem at all. We will just pop you into the following time that the class is on.

You will need to interact at some point while you are in class to show that you are present and taking an active role in the class. This is a requirement from the accreditation board. You can do this via video, audio or chatbox facility.


Call Us

00353 (0) 85 1728612

Visit Us

Training Solutions Kilkenny, Knockshanbally,  Johnswell, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny, R95 KX48 Ireland


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