NCFE challenging behaviour CPD
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The Management of Challenging Behaviour CPD

The Releasing Potential Institute offers an accredited suite of CPD courses for the Outdoor, SEN and Youth Work sectors.

 Our Continuing Professional Development courses offer 10 hours of CPD. They are recognised by a range of National Governing Bodies.

 

Our three setting-specific courses have been designed for professionals wanting to gain an understanding of behaviour management derived from research and practice outside of mainstream education and care. Perfect for those working in alternative settings, the courses looks beyond the traditional learning environment to help participants understand how to better manage problem behaviours and minimise disruption.

Our CPD options would best suit those working in a range of alternative sectors; they has been designed by the academic team at Releasing Potential, an Independent School for children with Special Educational Needs aged 11-18.

The Management of Challenging Behaviour CPD (SEN)

  • Classroom Assistants/ LSAs
  • Special School admin staff
  • Special School governors
  • Staff based in Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)
  • Newly qualified teachers

The Management of Challenging Behaviour CPD (Outdoor Education)

  • Outdoor centre staff
  • Instructors
  • Outdoor leaders
  • Students of outdoor leadership
  • Students of inclusion in the outdoors

The Management of Challenging Behaviour CPD (Youth Work)

  • Charity staff
  • Trustees of charities for young people
  • Foster carers
  • Community police officers
  • Newly qualified Social Workers
CPD course content

Our CPD courses are divided into four units of study:

Module 1: Understanding personal responses to challenging behaviour

The learner will:

Consider their own responses to stress in the context of work with young people.

The learner can:

1.1 Describe, with reference to any relevant personal experience, the psychological and behavioural responses to stress that might occur in individuals working with young people

1. 2 Demonstrate two techniques for managing their own stress or that of others

1.3 Evaluate the effectiveness of both techniques.

Module 2: Evaluating the role of young people in challenging situations

The learner will: 

Consider the differences between the adult brain and the teenage brain and how this might affect behaviour.

The learner can:

2.1 Describe, with reference to the body, the ways that a young person’s behaviour might be different to an adult’s.

The learner will:

Demonstrate an understanding of the difficulties facing young people who behave in challenging ways.

The learner can:

2.2 Describe and explain a young person’s emotional reaction to being asked to take part in something they are not happy to do.

2.3 Assess the extent to which external perceptions of young people influences their behaviour.

Module 3: Using Choice Theory to understand challenging behaviour in young people

The learner will:

Understand the key principles of William Glasser’s Choice Theory.

The learner can:

3.1 Explain the key components of Choice Theory.

3.2 Describe how Choice Theory might help them to understand why challenging behaviour happens.

The learner will:

Understand why Choice Theory is relevant to their work practice.

The learner can:

3.3 Identify key ways in which the application of Choice Theory may affect their work with young people.

3.4 Evaluate the effectiveness of Choice Theory in their own professional context.

Module 4: Practical strategies for managing challenging behaviour

The learner will:

Learn to recognise the needs of young people with challenging behaviour.

The learner can:

4.1 Describe the sorts of challenging behaviours that children and young people will often present with.

4.2 Assess the needs of young people with challenging behaviour using Choice Theory.

The learner will:

Learn practical strategies for managing challenging behaviour effectively in their context.

The learner can:

4.3 Describe two techniques for managing challenging behaviour in their work context.

4.4  Explain how to select the appropriate skills to resolve the problems presented with reference to Choice Theory.

4.5 Evidence continuous development of own skills and reflection on own practice.

Candidate suitability

Our CPD courses provide 10 hours of CPD.

Course content and learning is delivered online, and there is less focus on complex theories of behaviour management than in the taught Level 3/Level 4 courses.

Your CPD course incorporates quizzes, video content and reflective statements. The course is designed to help learners consider what is working well and what can be improved in their own practice.

The level at which the CPD courses are set corresponds roughly to GCSE level – please note, this is a customised qualification and not directly equivalent to a GCSE.

Newly qualified or inexperienced professionals will find the CPD course less challenging than the Level 3; those with more than 6 months’ experience working directly with young people would likely find the NCFE Level 3 qualification better suited to their needs.

Booking and cost

We offer the following options for those wanting to register for our CPD courses:

To purchase one of our online CPD courses as a single registered learner please book here. We can also deliver the Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications in-house at your organisation on request.

Upgrading to a full Level 2 qualification

Learners will have their full CPD course fee refunded towards the cost of the full Level 2 NCFE qualification in The Management of Challenging Behaviour should they decide they would like to ‘top up’ and gain the full qualification.

This may require submission of additional supporting evidence – please contact course tutors via institute@releasingpotential.com for more information.

Progression opportunities

Learners will have their full CPD course fee refunded towards the cost of the full Level 2 NCFE qualification in The Management of Challenging Behaviour should they decide they would like to ‘top up’ and gain the full qualification.

Learners will also have the full CPD course fee refunded towards the cost of registering for our Level 3 or Level 4 taught courses in The Management of Challenging Behaviour.

We offer the following progression opportunities to those wishing to build on their learning:

 

  • NCFE Level 2 bespoke qualification in The Management of Challenging Behaviour (online)
  • NCFE Level 3 bespoke qualification in The Management of Challenging Behaviour
  • NCFE Level 4 (45 credit) bespoke qualification in The Management of Challenging Behaviour in Sexually Exploited Children & Young People
  • NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (via behaviour management and social pedagogy pathway)

For an informal discussion about your organisation’s requirements, please contact Alex Gray on 023 9247 9762 or via institute@releasingpotential.com

Address:

Releasing Potential Institute
Unit 7 Kingscroft Court
Ridgway
Havant
Hampshire
PO9 1LS

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Company No: 4622100

Telephone:

023 9247 9762

Email:

Institute@releasingpotential.com

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