Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour
This course will help you understand some of the underlying issues that may lead to students exhibiting challenging behaviours. It provides a model for managing students' challenging behaviour, along with specific, related strategies designed to support you in dealing with these behaviours in mainstream settings.
- Resilience and risk factors in children
- Understanding behavioural issues including developmental disorders such as: Autism, Asperger's, ADHD, Conduct Disorder
- The impact of learning difficulties
- Mental health issues such as anxiety
- Peer and social issues
- Defining challenging behavior and looking at labels
- Functions of behavior- what is the challenging behavior communicating?
- Functional Behavioral Assessment (Tool that help us understand the WHY of challenging behaviors)
- Positive replacement behaviours (Teaching replacement behaviors and more preferable responses)
- Effective Classroom Management Practices
- PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Support) and Restorative Practices
- Positive relationships
- Positive Behaviour Support Plans
- Inclusivity and Disability Standards
- Anger de-escalation
Online program: one 2-hour online class per week over six weeks, 6.00 - 8.00pm
You will require internet access and a laptop, computer or other device that will enable you to join a virtual classroom and access an online learning portal. Your chosen device requires a camera, microphone and sound.
When and where 2020
Focus on primary students:
October 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19
(6 x Thursday evenings)
6.00 – 8.00pm
$595 (GST free)
There are no prerequisites for this course.
There is no assessment associated with this course.
This course references the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST): 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3, 4.4, 6.2, 6.3 and 6.4.
You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Faculty of Education, Monash University.