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Managing Challenging Behaviours


Managing Challenging Behaviours


Pyramid Approach to Education

Date: Saturday 24th November 2018
Venue: Maldron Hotel, Tallaght
Time: 09:00 – 16:30 (Registration from 8.30am).

Fee: £130 Special Offer

*Special Offer GBP £130 with Synergy discount code*
(Standard fee is £210).

*Click on the following link for booking information and to get synergy discount code.

This training involves applications of the Pyramid Approach to Education to the management of challenging behaviours. Discussions focus on analysing and addressing a learners skill deficits prior to or while simultaneously addressing contextually inappropriate behaviours.

The Guide to Managing Challenging Behaviours training involves an introduction to broad-spectrum behaviour analysis in the form of the Pyramid Approach to Education. Discussion focuses on the importance of addressing students’ skill deficits prior to or simultaneously with addressing behaviour excess or other unwanted behaviour. Other key elements of the training include the description and the design of effective educational settings that emphasise the use of systematic reinforcement. The link between functional activities, communication training and the reduction of unwanted behaviour is explored. In addition, issues related to teaching skills are addressed. This workshop teaches participants to determine and define unwanted behaviour targeted for intervention. Participants are assisted with understanding the functional assessment of behaviour, and the selection and teaching of alternative responses to replace unwanted behaviour. Participants are exposed to antecedent strategies designed to reduce unwanted behaviour as well as differential reinforcement procedures and consequence based strategies. Finally, issues related to the evaluation and monitoring of behaviour plans are discussed.


How to operationally define behaviour
How to identify and conduct a functional assessment
How to select and teach functionally equivalent behaviour to unwanted behaviour
How to identify consequence-based strategies for reducing unwanted behaviour
How to measure, assess, and maintain the efficacy of behaviour intervention

£130 (GBP)

The fee can be paid by credit card at the time of booking. It can also be paid by sterling bank draft

*To avail of the above heavily discounted fee, delegates must enter the Synergy discount code at the time of booking.

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