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Adult Positive Behaviour Support CHAMPION: Learning Disability – Cohort 01

11 April - 10:00 - 16:00


Course fees: Non-member: £400 | Associate Member: £320 | ACE Member: £300 | HCPA Member: Fully funded*

Four day course at HCPA Campus
All sessions must be attended
Day 1: 11/04/2024
Day 2: 18/04/2024
Day 3: 25/04/2024
Day 4: 02/05/2024

This course will enable team leaders/seniors or managers to take on the role of Champion within their organisation for this topic. The Champion will have a clear understanding of local and national guidance and legislation for and will cascade this information amongst care teams, improving the safety and quality of care for individuals.

Expectations of being a Champion are as follows:
• Share knowledge to staff through team meetings, mentoring and coaching
• Gain topic specific knowledge
• Keep up to date with resources and support via the HCPA Members Zone
• Take responsibility to champion the topic area to ensure the care provider meets best practice standards
• Build strong relationships with professionals
• Support “Better outcomes for the individuals you support” for topic area
• Review Governance of the topic including reviewing and update policies and procedures to meet standards
• Attend yearly CPD and complete reflective accounts to enable revalidation

Selecting your Champion
To help you select your chosen Champion, they will need to:
1. Be a member of staff with authority to mentor staff and work with external partners
2. Have enthusiasm and dedication to promote best practice in the organisation and action change
3. Be committed to multi-disciplinary working, both internally and externally
4. Have confidence and strong communication skills to share information with staff teams via team meetings
5. Have the ability to critically review current governance processes for the topic area

Learning objectives
• Explain the context of the positive behavioural support model
• Define the term ‘behaviours that challenge’
• Recognise the context in which behaviours that challenge occur
• Outline how to contribute to the functional analysis in relation to an individual’s behaviours
• Describe the key characteristics of positive behavioural support
• Explain how to implement primary prevention strategies
• Outline how to use a person-centred approach to develop plans that promote participation
• Describe how to implement secondary prevention strategies
• Explain how to implement non-aversive reactive strategies

Please note: As per our T&C’s, this course carries a fee in the event of non-attendance, non-completion or late cancellation.
Delegates who are late may not be admitted into the training and a cost incurred.
Bookings of more than two delegates per site may be amended to allow access to all member organisations at the discretion of HCPA.


11 April
10:00 - 16:00
Course Category:
Team Leaders/ Seniors, Management, Activity/ Engagement
Learning Disability, Mental health
Day Opportunity, Homecare, Residential Home, Supported Living
Adult Disability
Non-member fee:
Associate Member fee:
ACE Member fee:
HCPA Member fee:
Fully funded