Challenging Behaviour in Foster Care

This interactive course will enable participants to explore the issues that lead to challenging behaviour in foster children.
Challenging Behaviour in Foster Care
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About this course

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.

What does Challenging Behaviour in Foster Care cover?

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 this 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?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • 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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We cover the whole of the UK.

Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will recieve a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are inhouse certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accreddited by other awarding bodies.

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Jay Benjamin
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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
Louise Sullivan
Louise Sullivan
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
Aneka Roy
Aneka Roy
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.
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