Course Structure

RESPECT offer a number of course structures to suit your individual needs as an organisation or group. We will arrange an initial meeting so you to tell us exactly the goals and aims you want to achieve from the training so that we can tailor the right course for you.

Below are two examples of the courses that we can offer you; but remember we offer many others including more advanced courses as well as shorter ones to refresh skills too.

 

Basic: Foundation Level; 2 day course

Only those interventions required by an organisation will be taught. Participants will be taught theory and proactive practice together. Assessment of participants will be continuous throughout the programme.

 

Outcomes

All training will be designed bespoke to your service. By end of this 2 day course participants will be able to:

  • Understand what we can do to support the management and prevention of socially invalid behaviour or behaviours which challenge within their care setting and client group.
  • Demonstrate competency, via assessment, physical techniques as deemed necessary for your organisation, i.e. Release Techniques AND Physical Intervention.
  • Understand and implement specific tools in order to contribute to individual behaviour support plans and risk assessment.

 

Target staff group

  • Staff providing direct support and care
  • Any staff with contact to the client group, for example:
  • Administration/reception staff
  • Domestic/catering staff
  • Drivers and escorts

 

There are a maximum of 16 participants for this level of training.

 

Intermediate: Foundation Plus Level; 4 day course

The foundation plus programme builds on the initial course for those organisations who can demonstrate a requirement for supportive techniques. Staff that achieve Foundation Plus Level will be trained to Technical Assistant level.

Only those interventions required by an organisation will be taught. Participants will be taught theory and proactive practice together. Assessment of participants will be continuous throughout the programme.

 

Outcomes

All training will be designed bespoke to your service. By the end of this 4 day training course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop skills in proactive approaches and active intervention such as de-escalation and calming techniques.
  • Analyse and implement basic behaviour support plans and risk assessment within their organisation
  • Demonstrate competency, via assessment, of: Supportive Techniques, Release Techniques and Intervention of Stance through to Escort (as deemed relevant to the organisation)

 

Target staff group

  • Staff providing direct care.

 

There is a maximum of 16 participants for this level of training.