Timian Positive Behaviour Management Training

3 Day Course

Our Timian Physical Intervention Training is designed for staff to safely and confidently support people in crisis and promote positive behaviour.

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In this BILD Act Certified Timian positive behaviour management training course, we will teach you how to feel more confident in managing challenging behaviours using safe and effective restraint, breakaway and positive handling techniques based on a training needs analysis.

You’ll have a deeper understanding of trauma-informed physical interventions and learn how to promote positive behaviour within your organisation, alongside developing individual support strategies.

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Course Outline

What’s Covered

  • Understand why people challenge
  • Explore strategies based on Positive Behavioural Support
  • Understand the role of communication
  • Examine relevant legislation
  • How to manage situations safely and ethically
  • Improve confidence in staff dealing with behaviour that people find challenging
  • Understand the role of debriefing
  • To give individual learners the ability to breakaway for difficult situations
  • Safe holding skills for staff to manage people who present with more difficult challenges

Course Requirements

  • Staff working in organisations which can provide evidence that our positive behaviour and physical interventions training will be adhered to.
  • All organisations must follow the Restraint Reduction Network (RRN) Standards.

Available to

  • The Timian Physical Intervention Train-The-Trainer course is developed for private sector, public sector and charities providing services to people within Education, Healthcare, Social Care, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Adolescent Psychiatric, Eating Disorders, NG Feeds and EBD
  • CQC Registered organisations following the current RRN Standards
  • Organisations that support individuals who challenge services
  • Organisations requiring BILD Act Certified training

Common Questions

  • Are staff members assessed for competence on this course?

    The short answer is yes. We believe that any course delivering this kind of training should have criteria for measuring people’s ability to put the skills they’ve learned into practice. 

    There will be four theory chapters, each with a quiz at the end; we require all participants to pass these before moving onto physical skills which will be assessed in order to fulfil our BILD Act Certification requirement.

  • Is this course BILD Act Certified

    Yes, This course is  Certified by BILD ACT following the RRN Standards. This course includes an element of physical restraint based on your training needs analysis. If you want to know more information, please contact us. Our certification certificate can be found here.

  • How does this Map to PMVA

    PMVA (Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression) is a term used to describe training in the health sector from the 1980’s onwards. There are also a number of organisations who have PMVA in their title. The content of each PMVA course for each organisation delivering it, will be different, but, if it is BILD ACT Certified and RRN Approved, then it should uphold the key components. If your organisation requires PMVA training, we cover the content required and more.

  • Can you deliver this course with an emphasis on Eating Disorders and NG Feeds under restraint?

    Yes. We do deliver courses where we can train staff to restrain during clinical practice or for the purposes of giving an NG Feed under restraint. These course are BILD Act Certified and RRN Approved and listed on the BILD Act website. These course are delivered as bespoke courses to your organisation and are not booked as stand alone courses. If you would like to book training in either of these areas, please let us know by contacting info@timian.co.uk 

  • Do you only teach physical techniques on this course?

    Absolutely not! This course is a minimum of three days long and in line with our BILD Act Certification and approval from the Restraint Reduction Network, we only teach physical interventions on the last day.

    We also ensure that all training is delivered in the context of understanding behaviour and reducing the use of restraints if possible. Our positive behaviour management training is developed to be trauma informed and based on Positive Behavioural Support principles.

  • Do you teach restraints which include prone position or pain based?

    This is an emphatic NO. We have never taught prone position holds due to the levels of risk involved. There is also the psychological damage that these restraint techniques do to the relationship between staff and those they support. The use of pain to control people is counter to our philosophy and we will never advocate or teach pain based techniques.