Challenging Behaviour in Foster Care

This interactive course will enable participants to explore the issues that lead to challenging behaviour in foster children.

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    Challenging Behaviour in Foster Care Overview:

    Foster carers will often find themselves facing challenging behaviour beyond that which they are used to dealing with. This course provides them with the understanding and skills to manage challenging behaviour with the goal of meeting the foster child’s needs.

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    The course is delivered over 4 hours

    Our group training is offered for attendees per trainer

    This training is available to be delivered in a environment.

    What is covered:

    This interactive course will enable participants to explore the issues that lead to challenging behaviour in foster children. They will learn:

    • How to identify challenging behaviour.
    • The causes of challenging behaviour.
    • The different stressors that can contribute to challenging behaviour.
    • How challenging behaviour can escalate.

    Participants will learn how to respond rather than react to challenging behaviour through techniques including:

    • Behavioural analysis.
    • Behavioural planning.
    • Reinforcing and rewarding behaviour that is incompatible with challenging behaviour.
    • Appropriate use of praise and extinguishing behaviours.

    The course includes the use of clear communication, de-escalation techniques and problem solving with the child to create win-win outcomes.

    Who is the course for?

    It is ideal for any those working in Foster care environments. This half or full day course will enable participants to explore the issues that lead to challenging behaviour and is tailored to your environment and needs. This training is currently taught to staff around the country to assist those working with adults with children who display challenging behaviour. The Able system is praised for its simple but effective principles, its person centred approach and its adaptable design.

    What will you achieve?

    • Identify challenging behaviour
    • Understand the causes of challenging behaviour
    • Make adjustments that may help to reduce the behaviour
    • Learn how their actions can impact on the behaviour
    • Develop behavioural strategies
    • Implement pro-active reduction strategies
    • Demonstrate de-escalation techniques

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      • On-site training: To avoid disruption of your service onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and at times to suit you.

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