Course Code: TT180 - Course Duration: 6 Hours

Mental Health Training | Learning Disability Training | Group Training for Support Staff | Maximum 15 Attendees

This Positive Behaviour Management course provides support staff with the knowledge they need to respond appropriately to an individuals challenging behaviour. 

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Mental Health Courses

The course teaches support staff how to communicate with individuals effectively, how to address any behavioural issues, and how to improve their behaviour in a more confident and constructive manner.  This course will give learners the tools needed to identify trigger points to help  defuse and de-escalate in potentially violent & aggressive situations.

Course Content

What is positive behaviour support?

  • Rights of people with a disability
  • Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities 2006
  • Attitudes, perceptions and values
  • Rights of disability support workers
  • Getting to know the person: Personal background factors


  • Behaviours of concern and challenging behaviours
  • Functional behaviour assessment
  • Mistaken and alternative interpretations of behaviour
  • Behaviour recording
  • STAR charts

Positive behaviour support

  • Changing background factors
  • Skill development strategies
  • Short-term strategies
  • Immediate response strategies
  • General risk minimising strategies
  • Maintaining self-control

Course Assessment and Certification

There will be continuous tutor assessment, there is no final examination.

Those students who complete the course and are deemed to have reached the required standard will be awarded a certificate attendance.

This course is often booked with the following courses:

Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.

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Onsite Training for Positive Behaviour Management

This Positive Behaviour Management course and all of the other courses we provide can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!