Duration: 2 hours
Accreditation Standards: 1 and 2
Once it has been determined that a child has challenging behaviours and information has been gathered what are the next steps. What triggers the behaviour? What skills does the child need? What responses maintain the challenging behaviour? And most importantly what is the purpose or function of the behaviour? Once these questions have been answered it is time to select strategies based on the problem and the purpose of the challenging behaviour.