Course curriculum

  • 1

    Lesson 1: Understanding Challenging Behaviour - The Basics

    • An Introduction to Challenging Behaviour

    • Challenging Behaviour Workbook - Lesson 1

    • Quiz - Before we begin!

    • Resource 1 - Understanding Why Challenging Behaviour Happens

    • Resource 2 - Challenging Behaviour & the Evolution of the Brain

    • Resource 3 - The 5 Reasons

  • 2

    Lesson 2: Planning for Positive Behaviour Change

    • How to plan for positive change

    • Challenging Behaviour Workbook - Lesson 2

    • Resource 4 - How to help, how to move forward

    • Resource 5 - ABC Recording Sheets

    • Resource 6 - Using Coping Plans (with completed example)

  • 3

    Lesson 3: A Wider Context

    • Context and Challenging Behaviour

    • Challenging Behaviour Workbook - Lesson 3

    • Resource 7 - The Stress Bucket

    • Reflection on your learning

Reviews by previous students

5 star rating

A great insight

Emma Plant

This course clearly breaks down the complex topic of challenging behaviour. It discusses the reasons, steps to take to try to understand which reason is rele...

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This course clearly breaks down the complex topic of challenging behaviour. It discusses the reasons, steps to take to try to understand which reason is relevant and coping strategies to try and support a child.

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5 star rating

Challenging behaviour and strategies to support your educ...

Kerry Jamieson

I really enjoyed this course. Lots of information, downloads to look back at and a new tool, coping plan, to use in the future. A mix of reading, listening, ...

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I really enjoyed this course. Lots of information, downloads to look back at and a new tool, coping plan, to use in the future. A mix of reading, listening, thinking and writing ideas relating to children you know kept me engaged. Thank you

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5 star rating

A fantastic example of online CPD

Rachel Wright

Thank you Dr Lavan and all The SPS team for this informative, interactive and interesting training resource, the staff at FGT have had nothing but positive r...

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Thank you Dr Lavan and all The SPS team for this informative, interactive and interesting training resource, the staff at FGT have had nothing but positive reviews about the content and delivery!

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5 star rating

Excellent

Becky Fisher

Excellent resources and information. Easy and accessible for all staff.

Excellent resources and information. Easy and accessible for all staff.

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5 star rating

A really useful reflection

Lauren Thornett

A great course - lots of things to recap on but new learning too, with the risk factors and the iceberg model.

A great course - lots of things to recap on but new learning too, with the risk factors and the iceberg model.

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5 star rating

great. easy to follow

julie okane

very good course . clear and understandable throughout .

very good course . clear and understandable throughout .

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5 star rating

Informative

Emily Compton

Easy to follow and informative

Easy to follow and informative

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5 star rating

Great!

Louise de Graaff

The content was presented clearly and the resources were extremely useful. I know that the approaches mentioned will make a big difference to positively supp...

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The content was presented clearly and the resources were extremely useful. I know that the approaches mentioned will make a big difference to positively supporting those children that display challenging behaviour within our school.

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