This course has been developed by the Department of Human Services in collaboration with Disability Professionals Victoria. This course provides health professionals with positive strategies for supporting a person who exhibits behaviours of concern that may require restrictive interventions.
- Understanding Behaviour Support Plans
- Creating Behaviour Support Plans.
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
- Define the purpose of a Behaviour Support Plan (BSP)
- Identify the legislative requirements relevant to creating and implementing a BSP
- Describe the role of the Office of the Senior Practitioner in relation to behaviour support planning and restrictive intervention monitoring
- Identify restrictive interventions
- Identify key steps in the BSP process
- Provide examples of interventions that may address different functions of behaviour
- Outline a reactive strategy that fosters safety and dignity for both the client and staff
- Identify the importance of monitoring and reviewing Behaviour Support Plans.
An organisation implementing this course will:
- Increase awareness of effective strategies for behaviour support
- Increase compliance with legislation related to Behaviour Support Plans
- Protect its brand and reputation from damage related to breaches of related legislation
- Have access to cost-effective legislative training for all employees.
This course is designed to be delivered organisation-wide. It encourages general awareness of legally compliant conduct.
Approximately one hour.