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Adapting for Children with Challenging Behaviours (Introduction)


This course introduces delegates to a range of adaptation & equipment issues relating to children with challenging behaviours.

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Description

ADAPTING FOR CHILDREN WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIOURS (INTRODUCTION)

On completion of the course, delegates should:

  • be able to discuss recent research into the housing circumstances of children with challenging behaviours (and their families)
  • be aware of the legislative and policy context within which adaptations are provided and understand how to use these to advocate for adaptations for children with cognitive impairments and challenging behaviours
  • have discussed the pros and cons of equipment options aimed at promoting safety within the home – for example, window locks, climb-proof fencing, safe play spaces, radiator guards, biometric door locks, motion sensors etc
  • have discussed key principles of safeguarding and risk assessment, including issues of deprivation of liberty and parental zones of responsibility
  • have explored modification of challenging behavior through use of environmental sensory profiling (related to social of model disability as opposed to medical model)

     

    PRACTICAL INFO

    Fee
    £175, plus VAT (£210)

    Discounts
    Scroll to bottom of page for list of discounts.

    Course Times
    10.00 – 16.45 (training room open from 09.30 onwards).

    Venue
    National Union of Teachers, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD.

    Parking
    There is no parking on site.

    NCP car parks nearby are:
    Judd Street: http://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/london-judd-street/
    Brunswick Square: http://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/london-brunswick-square

    Nearest tube/train stations to venue:
    London Euston (approx 500m)
    London Kings’ Cross (approx 400m)
    London St Pancras International (approx 600m)

    Refreshments
    Teas/coffees served on arrival and mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
    Lunches are not provided but can be purchased from the many shops and cafes nearby.

    Course Materials
    Included in the fee and provided on the day of training.

    Discounts
    Book 2 spaces - £30 discount
    Book 3 spaces - £40 discount 
    Book 4 spaces - £70 discount 
    Book 5-6 spaces - £130 discount 
    Book 7-9 spaces - £180 discount 
    Book 10+ spaces - £220 discount

    Discounts are applied automatically at check out.

     

     

 

 

 

 

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