Services for Young Children

Positive Approaches to Challenging Behaviour

This is part of the centrally funded training - You do not need a subscription place to attend this training.

This is a new course which consists of three half day sessions and replaces the old ‘Understanding Children’s Behaviour’ and ‘PACB’ training. Session one looks at the underlying causes of behaviour and teaches delegates ways of analysing children’s behaviour. Session two explores ways of creating an environment that encourages positive behaviour for all children. Session three explores ways of working with individual children who have more challenging behaviour and offers practical strategies to support them.

Aims/learning outcomes

  • Definition of behaviour
  • Underlying causes of behaviour
  • The Iceberg model
  • Using ABCC charts

For practitioners to promote positive behaviour through:

  • Environment
  • Role of the adult
  • Developing children’s awareness of emotions
  • to look at approaches for children with more challenging behaviour
  • to be able to write a behaviour plan
  • to know which agencies can help

Who is eligible? early years providers in the private, voluntary or independent sectors.

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Course title

Course code



Promoting Positive Behaviour - Pilot - Test Valley


25/4, 9/5 & 6/6/2017

09:30 - 12:30

Promoting Positive Behaviour - Pilot - Fareham & Gosport


18/5, 13/6 & 27/6/2017

09:30 - 12:30

Promoting Positive Behaviour - Pilot - East Hants


23/6, 7/7 & 21/7/2017

09:30 - 12:30