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Safety Intervention (formerly MAPA) - 1 day course

This course is for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees 

Who is this course for? 

This course is for employees working directly with people that display behaviours of concern that pose a risk of harm to themselves or those around them.
For more detail see your Learning Journey.
If this course is relevant to your role, but not mandatory, please discuss with and get approval from your manager.

What content does the course cover?  

In this training session you will learn how to manage and maintain your personal safety and the safety of your clients when dealing with behaviours of concern.
This includes:

  • Knowing your responsibilities in a crisis situation
  • Using suitable safety interventions to manage and/or reduce the level of harm from behaviours of concern
  • Identifying early warning signs that indicate an escalation in verbal or physical behaviour  
  • Taking proactive, positive, and acceptable measures to avoid, decelerate and/or de-escalate a potential crisis
  • Assessing the level of risk associated with a crisis and making appropriate decisions to manage it
  • Practice disengagement skills in a safe classroom setting.

This course requires a level of physical interaction with other participants during simulations.
Full PPE is to be worn during practice of physical skills and will be provided. 
Please wear suitable clothing which will allow you to move comfortably and wear enclosed footwear. 

Does the course have prerequisites or specific requirements? 

The following must be completed before attending:

  • Positive approaches to behaviour support (online)
  • Positive approaches to client support.

What other details do I need to know? 

Attendance type: In person (face to face)
Duration: 1 day 
Times: Please select a course date below or if there are no dates, please click Enquire 
Refreshments: Please bring your own lunch (as required) 
If you need to cancel: Cancellation guidelines

Where can I get more information?

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

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Fri 19 May 2023 at 9:00AM 1 class Ryde Register
Wed 14 Jun 2023 at 9:00AM 1 class Kahibah Sports Club (Hunter) Register
Wed 05 Jul 2023 at 9:00AM 1 class Allambie Register