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Positive Behaviour Support

Learn to use positive behaviour support to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

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What you'll learn

  • Apply positive behaviour support to enhance lives.
  • Understand the concept of 'quality of life.'
  • Learn about the positive behaviour support framework.
  • Recognise and address challenging behaviours proactively.
  • Analyse the function of behaviours.
  • Appreciate the impact of effective communication.

Why choose this course?

This course has been developed to exemplify the positive behaviour support approach which focusses on addressing the needs of a person with a disability, and on improving their quality of life.

The idea of the course is to introduce these concepts to disability support workers or any person supporting another individual with a disability, and to encourage them to use positive approaches to behaviour support in their work.

What does the course cover?

  • This is course is designed for any person who may be supporting another individual with positive behaviour support. This course provides an understanding of: The meaning of 'quality of life' and how to apply strategies to improve the quality of life for the people you support.
  • What the positive behaviour support framework is, why we use it and how to apply the framework in your everyday work life
  • How to recognise and implement proactive strategies when presented with behaviours of concern, as well as analyse the function of the behaviour.
  • The impact of communication and the importance of understanding both verbal and non-verbal communication.

This course is essential for:

  • Direct Support Workers and other staff who work in group homes and residential facilities for individuals with disabilities, including those in aged care.
  • Family and friends caring for loved ones.
  • Allied Health professionals
  • Teachers, aides, and other staff who work with students with challenging behaviours in schools or other educational settings.


40 minutes

Refresher schedule

Every 24 months

100% online course
Interactive activities
Voice over
Video and/or animation
Certificate of completion
Aligned to NDIS Practice Standards
Access available for 12 months from purchase

Training 25 or more people?
We have flexible learning options, on our LMS or yours. Contact us to discuss hosting options, cost effective licences and additional discounts for your organisation.

Price: $49.50 Inc. GST
Buy 2 or more seats for $47.85 each inc. GST
Buy 11 or more seats for $46.20 each inc. GST

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