Behaviours that Challenge (BtC) Breakaway Skills - Two Day Workshop

Behaviours that Challenge (BtC) – Break Away Skills Two Day Workshop

Prior Learning:

  • How We Work Gateway Training attendance
  • Restraint Reduction Principles and Values
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Adults at Risk Training (Safeguarding)
  • Autism Awareness Training
  • Challenging Behaviour


Recommended Participants:

Day Opportunities Worker, Day Opportunities Worker with Additional Responsibilities, Positive Behaviour Support Workers, Support (PBS) Workers, Senior Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Workers Person Centred Planner, Senior Day Opportunities Workers, Team Leaders, Deputy Managers, Centre Managers, Service, Senior Autism Day Opportunities Worker, Managers, Head of Services, Office Staff, Parents, Drivers and Volunteers


  1. To discuss non – restrictive strategies to deal with behaviours that challenge
  2. To discuss the importance of communication and presenting information in client’s language
  3. To discuss the importance of people first and dignity in managing clients with behaviours of concern.
  4. To discuss when break away skills may be necessary as a last resort
  5. To discuss duty of candour – safe, kind and effective care.


Topics covered:

  • Duty of Candour
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Human Rights
  • Using Restraint as a last resort
  • Restraint Reduction Network Principles
  • Being Person Centred
  • Reflective Practice – learning the lessons.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  1. To have a range of strategies to use when presented with behaviours that challenge
  2. Understand that the client being supported is still trying to communicate their needs
  3. To know when to employ break away skills
  4. To promote clients so that they feel safe, calm and well supported



Delegates will receive a CPD certificate for the course* after successful completion. After the course delegates will receive a certificate of completion.

Buko Esegbona

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