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Challenging Behaviour: Strategies for Helping Young People

How can you manage challenging behaviour in young people? Find out with this free online course featuring the latest research.

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

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Challenging Behaviour: Strategies for Helping Young People

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Improve your ability to manage challenging behaviour of young people

Young people today face mounting problems which makes working with and helping them learn, more important than ever. This course will help improve your experience working with young people. On the course, we’ll use the latest research to investigate the causes of challenging behaviour and look at strategies, helping you build a toolkit to modify behaviour. Ambition School Leadership work with a variety of experts that offer empirical knowledge and learning from within different school settings, meaning their expertise is drawn from both research and people directly working with young people.

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

  • Evaluate your current practice regarding the management and modification of behaviour.
  • Reflect upon your current reality and compare it to your ideal situation.
  • Explore the latest research about the neurological basis of many behavioural issues.
  • Develop a mindset that encourages positive change.
  • Produce an effective toolkit to modify behaviour.
  • Improve your planning, environment and structures to establish excellent behaviour.

Who is the course for?

This course has been created for all those who work with young people, but it might be of particular interest to teaching assistants, student teachers, NQTs, and middle and senior leaders. To get the most out of the course you should have some experience of working with young people.

What software or tools do you need?

No specific software will be required in order to access and engage with this course.

Who will you learn with?

Steven Baker

I am a former Ofsted inspector and currently work as the Executive Headteacher of two outstanding schools that cater for children aged 5-16 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties.

Who developed the course?

Ambition School Leadership is an education charity building a network of exceptional school leaders at all levels to transform the lives of the children who need it most.

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

Find out more

Get extra benefits, upgrade this course. For $64 you’ll get:

Unlimited access

Upgrading will mean you get unlimited access to the course.

  • Take the course at your own pace
  • Refer to the material at any point in future

If you’re taking a course for free you have access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join. If you upgrade the course you have access for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn.

A Certificate of Achievement

Upgrading means you’ll receive a Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course.

  • Prove your success when applying for jobs or courses
  • Celebrate your hard work
  • Display on your Linkedin or CV

To receive a Certificate of Achievement you need to mark 90% of the steps on the course as complete.