Team Teach

“Comprehensive introduction into the Team Teach ethos including behaviour management strategies and key physical interventions to support pupils and staff. Our aim: through the promotion of de-escalation strategies and the reduction of risk and restraint, to support teaching, learning and caring, by increasing staff confidence and competence, in responding to behaviours that challenge, whilst promoting and protecting positive relationships.”

Course Objectives

  • To develop shared values which promote the attitude, skill and knowledge needed to implement Team-Teach in the workplace.
  • To develop positive handling skills in behaviour management including verbal and non-verbal communication, diversion and de-escalation and safe effective, humane physical interventions.
  • To develop skills in positive listening and debrief.

Course Details

6 Hour Foundation Course
Description: This course covers personal safety, risk reductions strategies, positive handling, together with documentation and legal guidance.

Format: Organised into 8 modules:

  • Module 1 – Background to Team-Teach
  • Module 2 – The Legal Framework
  • Module 3 – Understanding Aggression
  • Module 4 – How Feelings Drive Behaviours
  • Module 5 – De-escalation and Defusion
  • Module 6 – Personal Safety
  • Module 7 – Positive Handling (mainly guiding and escorting safely – if a greater degree of holding is required, please refer to the 12 Hour Basic Course)
  • Module 8 – Repair, Reflection and Review

Participant will receive a Course Workbook and Certificate. Certification for this course is valid for 36 months.

12 Hour Basic Course
Description: This course covers personal safety, risk reductions strategies, a range of positive handling and interventions, together with a focus on policy, documentation and legal guidance.

Format: Organised into 8 modules:

  • Module 1 – Background to Team-Teach
  • Module 2 – The Legal Framework
  • Module 3 – Understanding Aggression
  • Module 4 – How Feelings Drive Behaviours
  • Module 5 – De-escalation and Defusion
  • Module 6 – Personal Safety
  • Module 7 – Positive Handling (including guiding and escorting safely and a range of other responses including 1 and 2 person restraints as appropriate to the service setting)
  • Module 8 – Repair, Reflection and Review

Participant will receive a Course Workbook and Certificate. Certification for this course is valid for 24 months.

There are places available for Team Teach training on the following dates:

 

2018

Monday 22nd January  – Tuesday 23rd January – 2 day

Thursday 1st February – 1 day

 

For more information about the Team Teach courses we can offer please contact Jane Rawson via email at jane.rawson@highpark.org.uk

 

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