Certificate In Behaviour Interventions And Understanding Complex Needs

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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. We welcome anyone with an interest in the subject area of complex needs and supporting vulnerable service users.

This course is specially designed to help those working with challenging behaviours.

The course will facilitate the development of 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.

Learners will be equipped with a range of skills and strategies to support the person in their care during 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.

This course is a perfect add on to our Certificate in Trauma Informed Care and Behaviour Management Course.

Pay by Instalments

We have the option for you to spread the cost of this online course by offering an instalment plan. The first payment of €25 is due at the time of booking, followed by Four weekly instalments of €25 .

“Challenging behaviour occurs when the demands and expectations being placed upon a child outstrip the skills they have to respond.”  Youth dynamics


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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