19. February 2020 - 9:30
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Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) - Workshop for PBS Practitioners (Vic) | Eastern Hub Geelong | Wednesday, 19. February 2020

3-day Intermediate Workshop for PBS Practitioners (Vic.)
This workshop is to take place in East Geelong, Victoria.
It is pitched at PBS practitioners, team leaders, and allied health practitioners.
For successful PBS to occur, senior practitioners need the skills to conduct a comprehensive functional behaviour assessment and develop data-based PBS plans with the primary goal of improving the quality of life of individuals who present with behaviours of concern.
This training is focussed on people working in disability, and is relevant to many disability types such as autism (ASD), intellectual disability (ID), and acquired brain injury (ABI).
The presenters have extensive clinical experience working in both educational and community settings

Functional behaviour assessment

Functional analysis

Environmental strategies

Systematic instruction

Responsive strategies

Maintenance and generalisation

Crisis management and restrictive practices 

Evaluating interventions

Writing PBS plans

PBS as a team approach

Self-care strategies

Key learning objectives
1. Understand the objectives of PBS as a treatment/service approach
2. Understand the key assessment approaches
3. Understand how formulation and treatment/intervention approaches are conducted.

Assumed background knowledge and experience of attendees
Intermediate: Attendees will have a working knowledge of applied behaviour analysis (ABA) and positive behaviour support (PBS), and have worked with clients with challenging behaviour / behaviours of concern.
Applications of learning for clinical practiceIt is hoped that participants increase their understanding of the ethos of PBS practice when supporting people with a disability and challenging behaviour, and that they develop an increased understanding of techniques to use when assessing clients and delivering behaviour support duration and modalitiesThis workshop will take place each day for three successive days, enables 15 hours CPD, and includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea each day.
It will include video-based case examples, interactive dialogue with both presenters, and active learning tasks.A copy of overheads will be made available on the - pre readingWill be emailed to registrants.On the dayPlease arrive after 9:15am for a 9:30 start. The room number will be signposted on the ground floor near the elevators.
There is a maximum of 35 seats/tickets. Once all tickets are sold, registrations cease.
Early Bird discounts are available until COB Friday 1st November 2019 or until all tickets are sold.