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Managing Challenging Behaviour Training

Managing challenging behaviour is an essential skill for anyone working in a role that involves interacting with individuals who may exhibit disruptive or problematic behaviours. Whether you work in healthcare, education, or another field, it is crucial to have the knowledge and tools to respond to challenging behaviours in a calm, effective manner
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Module 1: Positive Behavioural Support & De-escalation

For low risk settings. Module 1 covers Positive Behavioural Support & De-escalation training for those that experience behaviour of concern but there is little or physical risk to staff or service users. It is also suitable for those who want to better support individuals to prevent behaviours from escalating.

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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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Challenging Behaviour Training

Challenging Behaviour Training for adult and child settings including Schools & Education, Foster Care, Children’s Homes, Elderly Care, Social Care & Mental Health settings.

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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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Module 4: Advanced Safe Holding

For medium to high risk settings, Module 4 provides advanced physical skills training to manage high risk situations where the level of risk poses a significant physical risk to staff or service users, and restrictive physical skills or manual restraint are required regularly. The level of risk posed may require the need for higher level techniques including floor or safety pod holds, seclusion, or rapid tranquillisation.

Soft Mitts Mechanical Restraint

Mechanical Restraint – Soft Mitts training

The Soft Mitts mechanical restraint course trains delegates in the use of the VIP-R soft Mitts as an alternative to traditional wrist restraints when mechanical restraint is required to prevent injury or harm in the event of challenging or hazardous behaviours.

Ligature & Protocol Training

Our half day Ligature Training & Protocol Course covers skills and confidence to reduce, assess, manage and treat incidents of ligature.

Challenging Behaviour Training: Managing Behaviour that Challenges for a Safer Workplace

Managing challenging behaviour is an essential skill for anyone working in a role that involves interacting with individuals who may exhibit disruptive or problematic behaviours. Whether you work in healthcare, education, or another field, it is crucial to have the knowledge and tools to respond to challenging behaviours in a calm, effective manner. This is where managing challenging behaviour training comes in.

Managing challenging behaviour training provides individuals with the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to manage difficult situations and individuals who may be exhibiting challenging behaviours. This type of training is designed to teach individuals how to recognise the signs of challenging behaviour, understand the underlying causes of such behaviour, and respond appropriately to de-escalate difficult situations.

The importance of managing challenging behaviour training cannot be overstated. Behaviour that challenges can lead to serious consequences if not managed appropriately, including physical harm to oneself or others, emotional distress, and damage to property. By providing individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to manage challenging behaviours, this training can help prevent such negative outcomes from occurring.

One of the key benefits of managing challenging behaviour training is that it provides individuals with a range of strategies for responding to challenging behaviours. These strategies may include verbal de-escalation techniques, physical restraint techniques, and crisis management strategies. Individuals who complete this type of training are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to respond appropriately to a range of challenging behaviours and can do so in a way that minimises the risk of harm to all involved parties.

Another important benefit of managing challenging behaviour training is that it can help individuals better understand the underlying causes of challenging behaviour. Challenging behaviours may be a result of a variety of factors, including medical conditions, emotional distress, or environmental factors. By understanding the underlying causes of challenging behaviour, individuals are better equipped to respond appropriately and effectively to such behaviour.

In addition to providing individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to manage challenging behaviour, this type of training can also help promote a culture of safety in the workplace. By providing individuals with the tools needed to respond appropriately to challenging behaviours, employers can help create a safer work environment for all employees.

Managing challenging behaviour training is also beneficial for individuals who may be experiencing challenging behaviour themselves. This training can help individuals better understand the behaviour they are experiencing, and can provide them with strategies for responding in a way that minimises the risk of harm to themselves or others.

Our courses can be tailored to your specific needs and requirements. Training may be designed for individuals working in specific industries, such as healthcare or education, while others may be more general in nature. This ensures it’s relevant to your specific needs, and that provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to manage challenging behaviours effectively.

An essential component of any workplace safety. By providing individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to respond effectively to challenging behaviours, this type of training can help promote a safer, more productive work environment for all employees. If you are looking for a way to enhance your skills in managing challenging behaviour or to provide your employees with the training they need to manage difficult situations, contact Able Training today.

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