Positive Behaviour Part I

Learning aims

• To develop a shared understanding of challenging behaviour.

• To reflect on new ways of supporting young people whose behaviour is challenging.

• To enhance skills in developing positive behaviour support plans.

• To reduce frequency and severity of challenging behaviour.

• To improve the quality of life and inclusion of the young person whose behaviour is challenging.

Learning outcomes

• To define challenging behaviour and explain why it can occur.

• To record behaviour accurately and use this to identify setting events, triggers and functions of behaviour.

• To think analytically about a young person’s support and what support strategies would be helpful for them.

• To write a positive behaviour support plan for an individual young person, including strategies for each of the four phases (green, amber, red and blue).

• To demonstrate support that helps an individual young person to rely less on challenging behaviours and develop more positive or acceptable behaviour, communication and skills.

• To work in partnership with the families of the young people in the school.

Part II