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Understanding and responding to challenging behaviours (New) CBD – (CALURCB202000427)

Monday April 27, 2020, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


This session helps adults to understand the behaviours of concern that are often shown by young people, and is an evidence-based approach to supporting young people to manage these behaviours, focusing on challenging behaviours that can impact a young person’s communication and learning needs

This session will be relevant for parents, grandparents, foster or kinship carers, teachers and staff supporting or caring for young people in the community

Areas covered

    • The links between stress and mental illness
    • Symptoms of depression
    • Supporting young people experiencing depression
    • Development of personality, and the effects on this of neglect
    • The brain’s role in explosive behaviour, and de-escalation
    • Teaching young people to self-regulate and de-escalate
    • Helping young people who have experienced trauma
    • Supporting young people to change their behaviour
    • Carer and worker self-care

Learning outcomes

    • Name and describe the functions of neurotransmitters in the brain
    • List the symptoms of depression, and holistic support options
    • Explain the possible effects of neglect on a young person’s personality formation
    • Describe the layers of the brain and their functions
    • Discuss the need for regulation of arousal levels
    • List strategies to help young people regulate their arousal
    • Implement the principles of multi-sensory de-escalation with young people
    • List activities to assist young people in healing the traumatised brain
    • Identify behaviours of concern in young people
    • Implement the ABC model of behaviour management
    • Discuss the importance of, and strategies to maximise, consistency in changing behaviours
    • Explain the importance of self-care in people who care for young people
    • List strategies to maximise self-care practices


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Tea and coffee facilities available and lunch provided.

If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or email the training coordinator at training@cfecfw.asn.au.

Please note: Payment is required prior to the training date

Registration: To ensure your spot in this session, please enrol above.

Cancellation policy

    • We will issue a full refund if we cancel the course or reschedule the course.
    • Participants who withdraw more than 15 days before course commencement will receive a full refund.
    • If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the agreed start date, we will be unable to issue a refund.
    • Course and name transfers may be made if vacancies exist.
    • If there are extenuating circumstances for your cancellation, please contact 9614 1577 or email the training coordinator at training@cfecfw.asn.au.


Monday April 27, 2020
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:
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