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


(Christina Doody, Behaviour Specialist, Callan Institute)

Welcome to the Callan Institute E-learning Course. This course was developed in conjunction with funding from Pobal and with the assistance of Ms. Sheena Grant as research assistant.

Callan Institute, as part of Saint John of God Community Services clg., provides consultation and training services in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and in Raising Understanding and Awareness (RUA) about Oneself, Friendships, Relationships and Sexuality.

This E-learning course is designed to give you a basic understanding of Positive Behaviour Support using the Multi Element Model in a flexible, self-paced format. You can complete the units as stand alone modules. For those wishing to undertake the Practice Certificate in Multi Element Behaviour Support with us, Parts 1 and 2 of the Positive Behaviour Support course are prerequisites for applying. Please contact us at Callan Institute for more details.



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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