Challenging Behaviour in Schools

This full day course explores the many forms of challenging behaviour and promotes the ability to resolve conflict through interpersonal skills rather than force.
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About this course

Our training in the subject of managing difficult behaviours and aggression all follow the Able 6-Stage Target Model which is based on the principles of positive behavioural support, pro-active and responsive strategies and de-escalation. It is a person centred approach suitable for both adult and child environments and adapts to fits all forms of environments and behaviours.

What does Challenging Behaviour in Schools cover?

This full day course will enable participants to explore the issues that lead to challenging behaviour and is tailored to your environment and needs. 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.

Delegates will learn how to respond to 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 individual to create win-win outcomes, as well as what to do when faced with danger and helps attendees develop their reaction strategies to aggressive behaviour.

Delegates will learn how to manage high risk conflict, about safe exit strategies, and the importance of team work in managing conflict. They will also learn what they should do after an incident.

Who is this course for?

The course is ideal for care staff working in any child care setting. This training is currently taught to staff around the country to assist those working with children with conduct disorders and behavioural issues. 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
  • Implement pro-active reduction strategies
  • Understand the importance of de-escalation
  • Identify the right time to intervene
  • Develop their communication skills
  • Utilise empathy skills to help build trust
  • Demonstrate effective de-escalation techniques

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Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.

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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Module 2: Personal Safety & Breakaway

For low to medium risk settings Module 2 provides personal safety strategies, non-restrictive physical skills including responsive interventions to manage big emotions and breakaway training for those who experience hazardous behaviour that poses a physical risk to staff or service user. Staff need training in personal safety, breakaway or separation techniques but should not be required to use manual restraint. (this is the maximum level for lone workers)

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Module 3: Positive Handling & Restraint

For medium risk settings Module 3 provides training in restrictive and non-restrictive physical intervention skills including; positive handling, guiding/shepherding techniques, restraint or clinical holding. For those experience hazardous behaviours that poses physical risk to staff or service users, where non-restrictive breakaway skills may not always be adequate to manage the risk and restrictive physical skills or manual restraint may be required.

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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
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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