This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist the individual and education organisation to implement responsible behaviour plans.  The unit develops an understanding of relevant legislation and organisation policies.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - accessed and referenced documented research information using relevant standards; - adhered to education organisation's policies and procedures; - demonstrated supportive and collaborative relationships with students; - making use of a range of appropriate behaviour-management strategies; - implementing student self-management strategies; - interpreting feedback from colleagues relating to policies and procedures, and; - reflecting on personal skills in behaviour management.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - assessment strategies involving learner's participation; - available professional support services and resources; - child and adolescent development theories; - effective communication skills; - factors to promote or diminish the student's intrinsic motivation; - importance of the student's self-esteem in the learning process; - origins of inappropriate behaviour and the impact on student learning; - differing philosophical approaches to behaviour support; - practices and strategies for non-violent crisis prevention and intervention; - requirements of relevant legislation and organisation policies in relation to behaviour; - typical (and atypical) behaviours encountered in the education environment; - universal precautions for risk management; - when and how to implement consequences for inappropriate behaviour, and; - whole-of-school and student approaches to behaviour support.

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