PROGRAMME CONTENTS

Programme content


The below list displays the areas which P&I would expect to cover during each individual programme.

Staff Support Programmes

Course name Areas Covered Session Detail
P&I Physical intervention and de-escalation programme. • De-escalation techniques
• De-escalation scenarios
• Self-control and positive approach
• How to record incidents of physical intervention
• How to plan for incidents of physical intervention
• Breaking the cycle using reflective practice
• Difficult situations scenario training
• Behaviours that challenge, what can I do?
• Techniques to manage behaviours that challenge
• Dealing with conflict
• Laws behind the use of Physical intervention
• Physical intervention scenarios
• Attendees forum
• Breaking the cycle using reflective practice
• How to hold safely – includes disarming an attacker
• Calm approach
• Tailored holds for your specific setting
6 - hours in house
Accredited certification for 2 years.
Includes the full element of physical intervention holds.
De-escalation techniques Recording/planning for physical intervention. Dealing with difficult situations and behaviours that challenge. • Physical intervention scenarios
• Attendee forum – Question and answer
• De-escalation techniques and scenarios
• Self-control and positive approach
• Basic guidance to the law
• Recording and planning for incidents of physical intervention
• Breaking the cycle using reflective practice
• Response scale
• Triggers and responses
3 hours
Legal guidance Physical intervention. Holds, guides and safety behind the holds. • Laws behind the use of Physical intervention
• How to hold safely – including weapon disarming
• Self-control and positive approach
• Minimum of 5 safe holds for use during physical intervention
• Tailored holds for your specific setting
• Attendee forum – Question and answer
• Techniques to manage behaviours that challenge
• Safety aspects of physical intervention
3 hours
Teacher behaviour support programme (SLT or senior site team not group) • Development of classroom safety and behaviour observations
• Consistency programme
• Staff discussion and feedback sessions
• Reflection and recommendation for classroom behaviour strategies
• Documenting and reviewing
3 hours - unlimited
Safety and behaviour staff induction – preparing staff to work in education • Policy importance
• What to expect with regards to behaviour
• Setting behaviour standards
• How and where to draw the line
• Basic behaviour management
• Creating and maintaining positive relationships
• Behaviour scenarios
2 hours
Intensive - Dealing with difficult situations and behaviours that challenge • Comprehensive difficult situations scenario training
• Behaviours that challenge, what can I do?
• Techniques to manage behaviours that challenge
• Approach to behaviour management
• Dealing with conflict
• Staff resilience
• Response scale
• Legal guidance
2 hours
Intensive Recording and planning for serious incidents – Risk assessing and behaviour plans. • Recording serious incidents
• Planning for serious incidents
• Breaking the cycle using reflection
• Risk assessment and individualised planning
• Completing risk assessment using incident reports
• Bespoke creation of behaviour plans
• Annual recording, reflecting on data and planning
2 hours
Intensive De-scalation and remaining CALM during a crisis. • De-escalation techniques
• De-escalation scenarios
• Attendee forum – Question and answer
• Self-control and positive approach
• Staffs role in an incident
• Response scale
2 hours
1 -1 Intervention/intensive staff support • 1 – 1 support for individual staff
• Dealing with aggressive behaviour when working alone
• Approach and individualised planning for 1 – 1 young person support
• Basic elements of the law and initial guide to physical intervention
• Creating and maintaining positive relationships
• Supporting staff through difficult periods
2 hours (minimum suggested)
Anti-bullying • Process and procedure
• What is a bully?
• Reporting and documenting
• Anti-bullying and policy register
• Surveying – staff and young people
• Vulnerable areas
• How to deal with bullies
1.5 hours
Positive Handling • Introduction to legal guidance
• How to approach children who are displaying challenging behaviour
• Techniques to manage behaviours that challenge
• Introduction to de-escalation
• Display of intervention techniques
• Attendee question and answer forum
1 hour
Supporting staff resilience • Understanding resilience
• Techniques to support resilience
• Group approach to resilience
• Whole staff team role in approach to resilience
• How to compartmentalise and forward planning
• Organisational resilience
1 hour
Physical Intervention Legal guidance • Laws behind the use of Physical intervention
• Physical intervention scenarios
• Attendee forum – Question and answer
• Basic guidance to de-escalation
• Basic guidance to recording incidents
1 hour
Introduction to De-escalation and remaining CALM during a crisis. • De-escalation techniques
• De-escalation scenarios
• De-escalation attendee forum
• Self-control and positive approach
• Staff members role in an incident
1 hour
Introduction to Recording and planning for serious incidents – Risk assessing and behaviour plans. • Recording serious incidents
• Planning for serious incidents
• Breaking the cycle using reflection
• Risk assessment and individualised planning
1 hour
Introduction to dealing with difficult situations and behaviours that challenge • Difficult situations scenario training
• Behaviours that challenge, what can I do?
• Techniques to manage behaviours that challenge
• Approach to behaviour management
• Dealing with conflict
1 hour
Setting specific Consultation Early years through to College (SLT or senior site team not group) • Behaviour policy support
• Individualised staff training plan
• Targeted intervention for stand out behaviours
• Pastoral overview
• Young person observation
• Planning for individual difficult behaviours
• Safety and behaviour reviews
• Site safety
• How to support unfamiliar behaviours
• Bespoke development of all behaviour support needs
1 hour - unlimited
Creating and maintaining positive relationships with pupils • Setting the standards
• Tone and volume
• Where to draw the line
• Follow up and see it through
• Positive approach
• Speaking with pupils
• Consequence
• Consistency
1 hour
Working towards a calm lunchtime environment. • Role of lunch staff
• How do children view the role?
• Benefits of a calm environment
• Barriers to excellent behaviour
• Encouraging positive behaviour
• Keeping yourself safe
• Lessons from serious case reviews
1 hour
Parent and Carer Support Programmes
Course name Areas Covered Session Detail
Understanding behaviour management (for parents and carers). How the school does it. • Understanding how the school manages behaviour
• Staff training and how the schools do it
• Behaviour, consequence/sanction and reward
• Behaviour management techniques
• Consistency
• Working together
• Positive Handling
• Individual targeted support for parents/carers
1 hour
Positive parenting and behaviour management (for parents and carers). Managing behaviours at home. • Understanding behaviour
• Standards of behaviour
• Roles and expectations
• Parental role and response to behaviour issues
• Strategies and techniques to support behaviour management
• Antecedents/triggers – signs and support
• Creating effective consequence
• Outcomes of positive behaviour support
1 – 3 sessions. 1 hour per session delivered over a number of days. Not suggested to carry out 3 sessions back to back.
Children and Young Person Support Programmes
Course name Areas Covered Session Detail
Self Esteem workshops. (male only) • Introduction to Self Esteem
• First impressions
• The Man Trap – what does your family expect, what messages do we get from TV and the media
• Roles and expectations
• Influence and safety
• Being yourself
• Sexual health and teen pregnancy
• Scenario based activities
1 – 6 sessions. 1 hour per session delivered over a period of time. Not suggested to carry out more than 2 sessions back to back.
Anger Management Programme • What is anger
• Identifying anger in yourself (triggers)
• Managing anger
• Impact of anger (self and others)
• Consequence of anger
• Maintenance and how to manage outbursts of anger
Unlimited periods for lengthy anger support. Suggested minimum of 3 sessions. Suggested Average of 5 sessions per young person.
Understanding Peer Pressure • Understanding peer pressure
• The power of peer pressure
• Relationships and peer interaction
• Positive and negative motivation
• Who’s in charge
• Choices and decisions
• The link between peer pressure and offending behaviour
• Making a positive contribution
Suggested minimum of 3 sessions. (1 hour per sessions). Suggested Average of 5 sessions per young person.
Offending behaviour and offensive behaviour. • What is offending behaviour
• What is offensive behaviour
• The law
• Knife crime, drugs and alcohol, violence in the community
• Impact of offending behaviour, self and others
• Consequence of offending behaviour
• Hate crime
• Positive role models and making decisions
• Scenarios and outcomes
Suggested minimum of 3 sessions. (1 hour per session). Suggested Average of 5 sessions per young person.