Behaviour Support Training and Consultation for Professionals

Part of the Samaritans Clinical Services Unit (the CSU), Samaritans Behaviour Support Team has extensive experience and training in behaviour support practices. Samaritans offers a range of professional development opportunities to people working in the non-government sector; from support staff to senior management.

As disability service providers, you have a responsibility to reduce, or eliminate, the use of restrictive practices. In order to do this you must understand positive behaviour support and restrictive practices. Samaritans training and consultation opportunities all aim to build capacity of service providers and staff to safeguard the rights of individuals.

 

Training and Professional Development opportunities

Samaritans frequently runs training events and workshops available to people working in the sector. This often involves a train the trainer approach or hands-on workshops. Train-the-trainer opportunities provide you with the training curriculum and skills to transfer for the workshops to your organisation for future use.

Training events often include:

  • Restricted Practices training
  • Positive behaviour support training
  • Safe at Work training
  • Trauma informed practice training

Train-the-trainer opportunities provide you with the training curriculum and skills to transfer for the workshops to your organisation for future use.

We are also able to provide tailored training packages to suit your needs, contact us on 1300 656 336 to find out more. To express your interest in these training events please email mail@samaritans.org.au.

Advice and Consultation

Samaritans has a team of behaviour specialists who can provide expert advice, assessment and consultation to service providers.

Samaritans often works with services and organisations who are seeking support and guidance regarding service delivery, specifically around behaviour support and restricted practices.

Samaritans will work closely with your organisation and staff to provide support in:

  • Service design and improvement
  • Service audits relating to service provision
  • Governance
  • Quality assurance

Get in touch today to find out more about our advice and consultation services.

Phone: 1300 656 336

Email: intake@samaritans.org.au

 

This team also offers a range of other services, click here to learn more.