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Behavioural Management in Special Educational Needs course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Healthy Child, eLH, NHS

This session covers the factors underlying challenging behaviours in children with special educational needs, how to support families and manage these challenging behaviours.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the origins of challenging behaviour in a child with special educational needs (SEN) and the underlying principles in supporting their family
  • Recognise ways in which professionals and parents can work together to manage challenging behaviour
  • Describe the use and benefits of the Situation Triggers Action Result (STAR) method of liaising between school and home
  • Identify the factors that precipitate and perpetuate challenging behaviour in SEN, and help parents to recognise them
  • Describe the approach to take with regard to specific behaviours and appropriate next steps

This session uses self assessments that help you check what you have learnt. You do not have to use them and your answers are not seen by anyone else.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete the following HSC sessions:

  • Introduction to Special Educational Needs (411-011)
  • Assessment of Special Educational Needs (411-012)
Instructors / Speakers
Vanessa Impey,
Community Paediatrics Specialist Registrar

Dr Vanessa Impey is a Community Paediatrics Specialist Registrar working at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust in Community Paediatrics. She has an interest in advocating for children with SEN and challenging behaviours.

Behavioural Management in Special Educational Needs course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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