- This event has passed.
Practical Interventions 5 Day Training Course – Solihull (Evenings)
11th September at 7:00 pm - 9th October at 9:00 pmFree
Practical Interventions Training Course. (Evenings)
This course has been adapted from Studio III™ training.
A free five session physical intervention training course for family members of a child with autism.
The course offers an introduction to autism and a low arousal and practical approach to managing challenging behaviour.
The course will cover the following:
Introduction to autism
Sensory issues and autism
Defining challenging behavior and why it occurs
Low arousal techniques
The importance of pre-empting situations
Avoiding known triggers
The importance of debriefing after an incident
Practical training in the use of physical techniques e.g. being able to get out of grabs/hair pulls
The importance of only using physical intervention as a last resort
At the end of this course, you will:
Have an increased overall understanding of autism
Have an increased understanding of the impact that sensory issues can have on a person with autism and subsequently their behaviour
Have an increased understanding of the impact that anxiety can have on a person with autism and subsequently their behaviour
Increase your knowledge of why challenging behaviour can occur
Be able to understand better the communicative function of some of the challenging behaviours you are presented with
Gain knowledge of low arousal techniques for behaviour management and potential triggers to be avoided
Learn, practice and gain confidence in four techniques of physical intervention
Dates: Wednesdays, 11th September, 18th September, 25th September, 2nd October, 9th October
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm each evening
Location: Lyndon Methodist Church, Melton Avenue, Solihull, B92 7QX
Cost: Free to SOLAR Families (allocated on a first come first served basis)
Booking Information: To book this event or for more information please contact Lisa Baker, Solihull Parenting Coordinator:
T: 0121 301 2773