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The training is design exclusively around the needs of people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. It emphasises prevention and proactive intervention in preference to physical intervention and avoids pain compliance and high risk restraint holds.
Training PBM

Positive Behaviour Management Plus

PBMplus is our non-aversive tried and tested BILD accredited training course and one of the very few UK or international reactive strategy training approaches to have any supporting peer review research into its effectiveness. It complements the PBS training course by providing more in-depth training on secondary prevention and then focusing on ethical and safe approaches to non-preventable challenging behaviours. The physical intervention component focuses on the use of personal space, breakaway techniques and a limited number of restraint procedures, should they be required, all supported by underpinning knowledge and values stemming from evidence-based practice and empirical research. None of our procedures uses pain to achieve compliance and known high-risk holds are avoided.

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PBMplus training is available for the following service user groups:

  • Children & Young People 
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS)
  • Adults with intellectual disabilities or autism
  • Adults with acquired brain injury
  • Adults with mental health needs
  • Older people with dementia

The training course is delivered on-site or at a local venue of your choice for care staff teams or families. The initial course is 2-3 days depending on content and annual refreshers are up to one day. 

If you have large staff groups you could train your own trainers on our CPD approved trainer course so they can deliver the training internally for you.

We are planning to run the 10 day trainer courses on the following dates:

Bristol: 21-25 May, 11-12 June, 9-11 July

Manchester: June 6-8, 11-12, July 9-10, July 23-25

The next dates will be arranged as soon as we have at least 6 delegates.

Please contact us for a trainer course outline, person spec and application form.

For more indepth PBS training please click here to go to our PBS page.

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Training support

We can supply a PBM trainer on a daily rate basis. This service can be used if you do not have enough trainers to cover your training needs. Your existing trainer will run the training course, provide paperwork and resources etc and we will supply an extra trainer to assist with the delivery of the training.

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Mentoring support

This service will assist recently qualified trainers to become established. In this case you will have two of your trainers running the course and our trainer would oversee the delivery of the training and provide advice and support.