Specialist: Understanding and Supporting Children’s Behaviour

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In this long course, we take a deep dive into Behaviour, exploring the physiology, psychology and contributing factors which affect children and adolescents.

Please allow 2 hours to complete this course.

Section one: 

  • Understand what behaviour is and what it tells us
  • Be able to list different types of behaviour
  • Understand causes of behaviour as children get older
  • The role of upregulation in behaviour
  • Be aware of the role of the reptilian brain in behaviour
  • Be aware of what contributes to children’s behaviour
  • Be aware of different causes of behaviour
  • Be aware of the role of Maslow’s Hierarchy in behaviour
  • Be aware of the iceberg analogy and create a behaviour iceberg
  • Plan steps of a behaviour cycle

Section two: 

  • Understand the concept of a child’s window of tolerance
  • Be aware of the ABC of behaviour and how this relates to children
  • Be able to apply the ABC model to a range of different behaviours
  • Be aware of the impact of shame on children’s behaviour

Section three: 

  • Be aware of the role of connection and co-regulation in supporting children’s behaviour
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Self-esteem and confidence
  • Strategies to support behaviour

This course is validated by the ACCPH and the CPD Certification Service , certificates hold both the logos. 

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