Challenging Behaviour

Challenging Behaviour

Once you've taken this course you will be familiar with some causes and effects of challenging behaviour, understand legislation and guidance concerned with challenging behaviour, and be able to contribute to the development of a strategy for dealing with challenging behaviour.

You will also learn about examples of challenging behaviours like but not limited to Self Injurious Behaviour, Throwing food, Wandering, Shouting, Abuse to others, Refusal, Inducing vomit, Binge eating, Biting, Kicking, Comments, Threats, Swearing, Pinching, Pacing, Gesturing and Pica.

In this course we will also talk about triggers to challenging behaviour like Verbal abuse e.g. racist comments, threats, bullying others; non-verbal abuse and Physical abuse e.g. assault of others; self-destructive behaviour; behaviour destructive to other people, behaviour destructive to items in the environment, behaviour destructive to property, Illegal behaviour.