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Course Details

October 2021

from 200€

2 – 3 hours

CPD Accredited Certificate

Description

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 2 – Understanding 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 3 – Visual 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

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Certificate In Behaviour Interventions And Understanding Complex Needs

Next Available Course Start Dates:

Tuesday October 12th, 2021 from 7pm to 9.30pm and each Tuesday for 5 weeks.

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.

You will receive an accredited CPD certificate in Behaviour Interventions and Understanding Complex Needs upon completion of the full workshop series.

Pay by Installment

We have the option for you to spread the cost of this online course by offering an installment plan. The first installment of €25 is due when booking and you will be charged €25 for the following 4 weeks.

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

No! In order to gain the accredited certificate, we only ask that you participate in the workshops. There is an 80% particpation rate in order to pass.

Our courses have been adapted to run online during the pandemic. We will continue to offer our courses online so we can support learners nationwide.

Don’t worry, we have you! Here is a link to using basic zoom controls. We recommend you log on the 10 – 15 minutes early the first class so you can test your mic and camera.

Yes! Most of our learners use their mobile devices to log in, due to convenience. We ask that you keep your camera on. If you can’t, don’t worry you can use the microphone and chat function to take part!

Have you a question that we have not answered here? You can contact us here, or send a messenger chat below! Get in touch today!

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