Introduction to Positive Behaviour Support

This practical one day workshop provides an overview of the 10 principles of Positive Behaviour Support and the Multi-Element Behaviour Support (MEBS) Model for children and adults with intellectual disability who may have behaviours of concern. It introduces a 3-Step model for the provision of PBS and practical ways for participants to work within a Positive Behaviour Support Culture and Framework as required by the Health Act 2007

The Workshop will explore:

·        The role of person centred planning using the Wheel Of Optimal Living

·        How incident reports, ABC forms and data collection can identify unmet needs

·        The use of Non-Aversive Reactive Strategies

·        Functional Assessment to find the ‘function’ or message in the behaviour of concern

·        How to develop a PBS plan with examples of the variety of interventions

·        Working with individuals, families, colleagues and MDT members through the MEBS process of assessment, plan development, implementation and evaluation

·        Self-Reflective Practice and self-awareness for building resilience and well- being

The workshop is delivered using lecture, exercises, video and group work.

Who should attend?  This workshop is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn more about Positive Behaviour support and the Multi-Element Behaviour Support Model for children and adults with Intellectual disability/autism who have behaviours of concern.

Dates:                            Zoom 11th October 2022

Face to Face Classroom:  13th September   &  29th  November 

Time:                             9.30am-4.30pm

Venue:   Tessa House, Saint John of God Community Services clg. Block D, Gleann na h-Eorna Springfield, Tallaght, Dublin D24 DTN1

Cost:                    €100 euro  (Free to Saint John of God Employees)

 

Contact:  callan@sjog.ie or phone: 01 281 4139 / 533 3322