Diploma qualification units can be knowledge or skills based. Each different unit within the qualification has specific requirements and will have different evidence to demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements of the unit. Your coach will plan the most appropriate types of evidence with you. If you identify your own that is even better as it will clearly show your coach that you have a good understanding of the requirements and will have your qualification achieved much faster.

 

Title

Understand the Principles of Positive Behaviour Support

Type

Knowledge and skills

Learning outcomes

Assessment criteria

Potential Evidence

1

Understand current legislation, frameworks, policies and codes of practice in relation to positive behaviour support.

1.1

Outline current legislation, frameworks, policies and codes of practice in relation to positive behaviour support.

Showcasing your knowledge: –

Tutor marked assignment – one of:

a) Assessment Pack

b) Resource Pack                      

c) Essay

 

All Assignments MUST use and be submitted with an appropriate referencing system

 

Professional Discussion

E-learning

Prior Learning / Certificates

Learning Journal

 

Showcasing your skills:

Observations

Witness Testimonies

Workplace Records

Minutes of Meetings

Care Plans

Daily notes

Supervision / Appraisals Records

Medication Administration Records

In put – Out put Records

Turn Charts

Reports

Prior Learning / Certificates

Learning Journal

 

1.2

Explain what is meant by ‘restrictive interventions’.

1.3

Describe the principle of least restrictive intervention.

1.4

Identify when restrictive interventions can be used.

1.5

Outline safeguards that must be in place if restrictive intervention is used.

2

Understand behaviour as a means of expression.

2.1

Explain what is meant by ‘positive behaviour’

2.2

Describe types of behaviours that challenge.

2.3

Describe how behaviour is a form of expression.

2.4

Describe factors that might influence an individual’s behaviour.

3

Understand strategies used to support positive behaviour.

3.1

Describe strategies that are:

• proactive • reactive.

3.2

Explain reasons for reinforcing positive behaviour with individuals.

4

Understand positive behaviour support.

4.1

Define ‘positive behaviour support’.

4.2

Describe the process of positive behaviour support planning.

4.3

Explain reasons for identifying:

• patterns of behaviour • triggers to challenging behaviour.

4.4

Describe factors to consider when positive behaviour support planning.

4.5

Identify sources of support, information and guidance for promoting positive behaviour.

4.6

Explain reasons for reviewing and revising strategies in relation to positive behaviour support.

5

Understand how to respond to behaviour that challenges.

5.1

Identify reasons for changes in an individual’s behaviour.

5.2

Identify signs that indicate an individual’s behaviour may escalate

5.3

Explain actions to take in response to behaviour that challenges.

5.4

Describe recording and reporting procedures following an incident.

6

Understand how to support individuals and others following an incident of behaviour that challenges.

6.1

Describe how to support an individual following an incident.

6.2

Describe how an individual can be supported to reflect on an incident.

6.3

Describe the potential impacts on others who have witnessed or been involved in an incident.

6.4

Explain the benefits of self-reflection following an incident.

6.5

Explain when the practitioner would seek advice and support following an incident.

 

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