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Positive approaches to behaviour support: Disability support

This course is currently being delivered as a 3 hour webinar and you will receive an email prior to the session, with details of how to connect to the session.  You will require a computer or tablet (mobile phones are not suitable), reliable internet connection and a quiet working place.



Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                                               

This course is available:    

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees: see the scheduled dates below
  • for public participants or organisations: please enquire below about course dates or group bookings at your venue or ours 

Why choose this course?

This course is for employees who support individuals who may display behaviours of concern including Disability Support Practitioners, Accommodation and Respite Managers and Lifestyle Support managers.  You will be provided with information about positive approaches to behaviour support and have the opportunity to discuss and apply the concepts using case studies and structured activities. This is essential knowledge to understand and implement CPA’s support policy and the Restricted Practice and the Authorisation process.

What content does the program cover?

The course will enable participants to:

•    Explain what constitutes a behaviour of concern and a pattern of behaviour
•    Describe the various factors that may contribute to, and impact on a Behaviour on Concern
•    Relate the way we work with people who exhibit a behaviour of concern to relevant organisational, funding and legal requirements
•    Demonstrate how the use of positive support strategies improve outcomes for people who exhibit behaviours of concern
•    Describe the different types of restrictive practices and the legal and ethical requirements surrounding their use

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following online learning course must be completed prior to taking part in the Positive Approaches to Behaviour Support webinar/workshop.
•    Positive approaches to behaviour support – Online

This online course must be completed at least 1 business day prior to the webinar/workshop and can be accessed via the Online Learning System.

Course completion requires:

The assessment for this learning activity is contained within group activities and discussions.

What is the cost?

There is no cost for this course for CPA staff.

How long is the course?

Duration:  Currently a 3 hour webinar           (1 day when delivered face to face)

Time:  Please see scheduled times or enquire below.

Where can I get more information?

Contact:  Training Alliance team
Email:      training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone:     +61 2 9975 8715

Cancellation conditions apply

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Tue 29 Sep 2020 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Fri 20 Nov 2020 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Fri 27 Nov 2020 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register