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Level 2 Certificate in Behaviour that Challenges in Children

Subject Area
Business & Professional Short Courses
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
8 to 12 weeks on average

This course will provide a detailed understanding of challenging behaviour in children, types of challenging behaviour including how it can be assessed and the avoidance techniques that can help minimise the effects of behaviour that challenges.

Learn how different conditions, such as a learning disability, a mental health condition, sensory issues and autism can impact on behaviour that challenges children and how to support those children who experience these complex behaviours.

This course is ideal for anyone who currently works in, or would like to work in, the education and health and social care sectors.

Free to study.*

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Course units

Unit 1: Awareness of behaviour that challenges in children

Section 1: Understand what is meant by behaviour that challenges

Section 2: Understand who may experience behaviour that challenges

Section 3: Know how behaviour that challenges can be assessed in children

Section 4: Understand the impact behaviour that challenges can have.

Unit 2: Principles of intervention when working with behaviour that challenges in children and young people

Section 1: Understand how strategies can help promote positive behaviour

Section 2: Understand how to record incidents

Section 3: Know how to avoid behaviour that challenges in children

Section 4: Know the importance of safe physical intervention.

Unit 3: Behaviour that challenges and mental health in children

Section 1: Understand the characteristics of mental health

Section 2: Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children with a mental health condition

Section 3: Know how mental health affects behaviours that challenge in children

Section 4: Know how to support children with a mental health condition experiencing behaviour that challenges.

Unit 4: Behaviour that challenges and learning disabilities

Section 1: Understand the characteristics of learning disabilities

Section 2: Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children with a learning disability Section 3: Understand typical behaviour that challenges expressed by those with a learning disability Section 4: Know how to support children with a learning disability experiencing behaviour that challenges.

Unit 5: Behaviour that challenges, sensory issues and autism

Section 1: Understand the characteristics of sensory issues and autism

Section 2: Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children with sensory issues and autism

Section 3: Understand typical behaviour that challenges in children expressed by those with sensory issues and autism

Section 4: Know how to support children with sensory issues and autism experiencing behaviour that challenges.

Unit 6: Legislation supporting behaviour that challenges in children

Section 1: Understand legislation supporting behaviour that challenges in children

Section 2: Understand wider support available when working with children with behaviour that challenges.

Additional information

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

Course length & timescale

8 to 12 weeks on average.

Course fees

*Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our Online Learning Coordinators.

Qualification outcome

Level 2 Certificate in Behaviour that Challenges in Children.

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