Training is often an essential component of what organisations and services need to develop the right skills. We have range of workshops and programmes outlined below as well as our online training.

All our training is mapped on to the PBS Academy Competence Framework, is CPD certified and trained by experienced PBS practitioners.

 

Introduction to PBS

One day workshop- £795 for a group of 15

This introductory course ensures that participants with no prior knowledge gain a good basic knowledge of PBS; this includes the ability to describe PBS and the elements that need to be in place to implement a PBS approach, understand that all behaviour has a function and what those functions are.  Delegates will gain an insight into how they can change their own behaviour to positively impact the behaviour of those they support.

Introduction to PBS -Train the Trainer

One day workshop- £2,190 for a group of six.

A train the trainer version of the introduction to PBS workshop is offered to organisations whose participants have completed the PBS Coaching in Practice Programme. This cost includes a training licence for the materials.

PBS Coaching In Practice Programme

Four day Programme – £5380 for a group of six

Direct coaching is essential to establishing consistent and effective PBS skills within any service or school. It ‘bridges the gap’ between the training room and the real context and enables staff to practice competently and confidently. This programme provides those supporting or managing direct care staff or TA’s both the theory and some of the practical skills to coach their staff teams in a number of key PBS practices

Active Support Coaching in Practice Programme

Three Day Programme – £2640 for a group of six

Active Support is an approach to supporting people with additional needs to participate fully in their daily lives. This is a primary/proactive intervention within the Positive Behaviour Support framework, the aim is to improve quality of life. This workshop is interactive and provides a system for training staff teams to maximise engagement and participation, changing the support approach from ‘doing for’ to supporting greater independence. This is achieved through managers and senior support workers learning specific skills around direct coaching of staff teams.

Basics in Functional Behaviour Assessment

Three day programme – £2385 for a group of six

This programme provides an introduction to a Basic Functional Assessment. This includes learning how to use a specific interview tool, alongside taking brief observations. Participants will learn how to bring together all the information they have gained to form clear understanding of the function of a behaviour and to complete a brief report. PBS interventions will be discussed and participants will write a PBS plan which includes the function and intervention plans in summary.

For more training options see our online training page

Please note that we can provide some of our training online via live video. 

Introduction to Active Support

Half day Introduction to Active Support – £400.00 for a group of eight

This half day training provides the foundation for understanding Active Support and and the interactive coaching approach.

Mentoring and Supervision

The professionals providing supervision and support at Redstone PBS are all highly qualified and have a number of years supervised practice themselves. The competences of our professionals map onto the PBS Academy Competence framework at the higher consultant level.

We can provide

• Support around functional assessments, intervention planning and implementation.
• Support for organisational PBS strategy development and implementation.
• Formal supervision for staff who are enrolled on a relevant qualification such as a post graduate diploma in PBS.

Positive outcomes for your organisation

Develop staff practical PBS skills and confidence

Cascade PBS knowledge and skills to wider staff team

Supporting practitioner well-being

Please note that mentoring and supervision are only provided as part of a wider contract of on-going support see our page on organisational strategy services