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Able Target System Module 2
Our Personal Safety & Breakaway Module of the Able Target System provides accredited training in de-escalation and personal safety strategies for dealing with challenging behaviour. Based on the principles of positive behavioural support, pro‐active and responsive strategies. Our training in the subject of managing difficult behaviours and aggression all follow the Able Target System. The Able Target system is Able Training’s system for managing behaviour of concern, behaviour that challenges, distress, crisis, aggression and violence. It is adaptable to various environments in the health and social care and education settings. It comprises of 5 modules that map across from the three tier strategy process which includes primary strategies, secondary and proactive responsive strategies and tertiary intervention. This module includes personal safety strategies, non-restrictive physical skills including responsive interventions to manage big emotions and breakaway training.
What does Personal Safety & Breakaway Training cover?
In certain environments and situations, staff should be able to recognise and manage the risks of imminent violence or aggression. This may be necessary when every possibility of managing a situation through either pro-active or non-physical responses have not worked and responsive interventions to manage big emotions, de-escalation and personal safety strategies are required. This module expands on the principles of ongoing assessment and dynamic risk assessment from module 1 and brings them over to a higher risk setting where there may be a risk of physical aggression. The Personal Safety & Breakaway Module of the Able Target System gives staff an understanding of any use of force within their setting. Secondary proactive and responsive strategies and Tertiary Interventions, to manage big emotions including personal safety and breakaway training.
Who is our Personal Safety & Breakaway Training for?
This course has been created to adapt to the needs of your setting and can be delivered to pre-schools, schools, children’s homes, supported living, learning disability settings and mental health settings. This course is designed for individuals operating in low to medium risk environments, where they experience behaviours of concern but there is little to no physical risk to staff or service users. Bespoke days are taught in child care and educational settings.
This course is suitable for participants who have successfully completed Able Target System Modules 1. Each module is made up of numerous setting specific components and the modules must be completed in order. The module level required, and components included will be based on your individual setting, risk assessment and training needs analysis.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Define the terms workplace violence and control measures
- Utilise the six stage target model into day to day practice
- Develop situation Awareness.
- Perform a dynamic risk assessment.
- Practice the principles of signalling non-aggression and positive communication.
- Recognise signs of escalation and take appropriate action
- Demonstrate de-escalation in situations of behavioural crisis and conflict.
- Understand what is meant by ‘reasonable force’
- Understand the law relating to ‘Self Defence’ and ‘Physical Intervention’
- Identify the importance of recording and debriefing.
- Demonstrate personal safety skills
- Demonstrate non-restrictive physical interventions
Frequently asked questions
This course explores the law regarding physical intervention and teaches staff disengagement and defence techniques for varying risk levels.
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