Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice, Excellence, Trust, Dignity


(Christina Doody, Behaviour Specialist, Callan Institute)

Hi there,

As Project Manager and author of this course, I would like to warmly welcome you to this eLearning experience. On behalf of Callan Institute, I would like to acknowledge the sterling work of Ms Sheena Grant, Research Assistant on this project, who translated the original text into Moodle appropriate language.

Callan Institute would also like to acknowledge our funder Pobal, which made this project possible.

We would also like to wish you every success with this course and hope you enjoy the experience.


With every good wish,
Christina Doody, Project Manager.


Part 1

Positive Behaviour Support Part 1

This course is designed for staff and family members interested in learning more about intellectual disability, behaviours of concern and Positive Behaviour Support. It focuses on the Multi Element Behaviour Support (MEBS) Model of support. The 10 units will bring you through the process of MEBS, explaining the basic principles, assessment, data recording and the different intervention strategies used.

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Part 2

Positive Behaviour Support Part 2

This course leads on from Positive Behaviour Support Part 1 with 6 units that focus on aspects of PBS in more detail, including professional ethical relating, principle of behaviour, building capacity & consent; systematic instruction and monitoring interventions. Completing Positive Behaviour Support Part 1 is required before undertaking this course.


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Part 2

Skills Teaching

Systematic instruction is a way of teaching skills to maximise a learner’s independent performance. It is characterised by the methodical reduction of the frequency and intrusiveness of prompts. Systematic Instruction has four parts: 1. Target: The skill you are teaching which will include the steps involved in the skill. 2. Prompt type and level: What prompts to use; for example, verbal, physical, gestural and how the environment can help. 3. Reward: To identify a reinforcer with the learner. 4. Fade Strategy: The strategy to remove the prompt thus increasing independence. This course examines each of these steps, and two methods of teaching which are called Shaping and Chaining..


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Practice Certificate in Multi-Element Behaviour Support Training September 2020
by Carol May - Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 11:57 AM
 

Closing Date for Registration for Practice Certificate Training in Multi-Element Behaviour Support (MEBS) is Friday 9th August, 2020

For more information please contact: email: callan@sjog.ie Phone: 01 821 4139 / 533 3322

 

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