Understanding behaviours of concern

An introduction to behaviours of concern (PBSA106BOC)

What are behaviours of concern and why do they occur? What is the impact on the person and others around them? How can the experience of some disabilities and societal attitudes contribute to behaviours of concern? How does trauma impact on behaviour?
This module is designed specifically for emerging and current NDIS behaviour support practitioners.
Approximate time to complete module: 40 minutes (not including time spend looking at additional resources)
On completion of this module, you will be able to
• Define a behaviour of concern
• Explain why people engage in behaviours of concern
• Articulate additional factors that can contribute towards people with a range of disabilities using behaviours of concern
• Define trauma and recognise the impact trauma can have on the behaviour of people
• Discuss key dilemmas and challenges for people who demonstrate behaviours of concern and their supporters
Level: Foundational
Emphasis is on knowledge, values and attitudes.
  • Introduction to behaviours of concern - for emerging and core NDIS practitioners
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever