Introduction to Active Support

Half day workshop – Level 1

£375.00* +VAT for a group of up to 15 –available online

Active Support is an approach to supporting people with additional needs to participate fully in their daily lives.

This is an introductory workshop about Active Support, which is a primary/proactive intervention within the Positive Behaviour Support framework.  The aim of Active Support is to improve quality of life. The Active Support approach provides a system for training staff teams to maximise engagement, maximise participation, and ultimately increasing independence. 

Target Audience 

Managers of teams, Team Leaders, Senior Support workers, PBS practitioners, PBS leads and all staff within a service implementing active support. 

 Workshop Contents 

• Understanding why activity is important to us all 

• What engagement and participation looks like 

• The active support model 

– breaking down a task 

– giving the right level of support 

– giving positive encouragement 

• The coaching process 

 Learning Outcomes 

 • Gain a thorough understanding of Active Support. 

• Understand where Active Support fits within a PBS framework. 

• Understand how to maximise participation and engagement 

• Understand the active support coaching approach 

 To find out more about Active Support and how Redstone can help your team to use this approach call 0161 864 2160 or contact us below

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• PBS Strategy Development Day

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