Positive approaches to managing challenging behaviour

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Positive Approaches to Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour outdoors

Muddy Feet have drawn upon years of experience of working with disengaged learners, those with special needs, and working with children and young people with adverse childhood experiences. We use current research and best practice to bring you these courses.

Muddy Feet introduces innovative ways of managing challenging behaviour in the outdoors. These courses are designed for anyone working with children or young people who have mental health, special and learning needs.

 

HERE AT MUDDY FEET WE AIM TO INSPIRE, EDUCATE AND ENGAGE!  

 

Working with Challenging Behaviour Outdoors Taster Sessions

This unaccredited course is designed to introduce how to understand and work with challenging behaviour outdoors, delivered as half or one day workshops. 

This course covers

  • Introduction to challenging behaviour 
  • The benefits of managing behaviour outdoors
  • Identifying the skills needed to work with challenging behaviour
  • Practical advice on implementing outdoor programmes
  • Experience of practical activities
  • Reflection of learning
  • Advice on next steps
  • Action planning

Cost Starting from £150, contact to book

 

Level 3 Award in Learning Support for Children and Young People that have Additional Learning Needs (QCF)

This exciting and innovative 4 day course is designed for those who are experienced in outdoor practical skills but wish to be able to apply these skills effectively with groups of young people who have experienced adverse childhood experiences, trauma, mental health issues, behavioural needs or conditions such as ADHD, Sensory Processing, Autism, or Attachment disorders. This course looks at the causes of challenging behaviour and how to work effectively with these children or young people outdoors.  Through attending this course you will work through a practical toolkit of activities designed to help you work with these groups outdoors. 

This course is ideal for Forest School Leaders, Bush craft and Outdoor Activity Leaders, Scout and Brownies, Youth and Community workers, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, PRU, Learning Support Assistants, SENCO's.  

Please note you will need experience of practical skills before attending this course. If you do not have these please contact us about how we can help you gain these skills. 

This is an OCN L3 (QCF) qualification accredited by Agored Cymru.  This course is assessed through portfolio. This course normally takes 9 - 12 months to complete.

This course is 15 Credits and covers these units;

  • Supporting the learning of children and young people who have mental health issues or disorders
  • Positive approaches to understanding and reducing behaviours that challenge
  • Supporting learning in an educational environment
  • Communicating with children and young people who have Additional Learning Needs to enhance their learning
  • Health and safety requirements
  • Safeguarding and Child protection requirements

Entry requirements

  • 18 + years old
  • Level 2 Qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of working with the client group or outdoors

Cost 

Accredited £675.00

Unaccredited £399

 

Course Dates

Course: Level 3 Award in Learning Support for Children and Young People that have Additional Learning Needs (QCF) 

Dates :January 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st 2019 

Location: Otterhead Forest School Taunton TA3 7EE

Trainers: Alex Williams (Muddy Feet) Vicki Stewart (Brightwood Training)

Booking : contact to book

Cost : Accredited £675.00, Unaccredited £399

 

Course: Level 3 Award in Learning Support for Children and Young People that have Additional Learning Needs (QCF) 

Dates :11th, 12th , 18th and 19th March 2019 

Location: Highworth Community Centre The Dormers, Highworth, Wiltshire. SN6 7PQ

Trainers: Alex Williams (Muddy Feet) Vicki Stewart (Brightwood Training)

Booking : Book online via the events page or contact for an invoice

Cost :Accredited £675.00,  Unaccredited £399

 

Course: Level 3 Award in Learning Support for Children and Young People that have Additional Learning Needs (QCF) 

Dates :19th, 26th September and 3rd and 10th October 2019

Location: TBC

Trainers: Alex Williams 

Booking : contact to book 

Cost: Accredited £675.00, Unaccredited £399

 

Course: Level 3 Award in Learning Support for Children and Young People that have Additional Learning Needs (QCF) 

Dates :4th, 5th, 18th and 19th  November 2019

Location: Blacknest Forest School Titness Park Ascot Berkshire SL5 0PT

Trainers: Alex Williams and Vicki Stewart Brightwood Training)

Booking : contact to book 

Cost: Accredited £675.00, Unaccredited £399 

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