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PDC20077 - Dealing with Aggressive Behaviours - An Introduction

Overview

At a glance

Community care workers face various challenges when working with clients who display behaviours of concern such as aggression. Providing professional care to clients who may cause harm to themselves, the worker and/or to others can be difficult and very stressful. This online Short Course provides an overview of common purposes and triggers associated with aggressive behaviour. Students will also learn some practical tips and strategies to help deal with challenging behaviours and maintaining positive relationships.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

2 hours

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

Community care workers face various challenges when working with clients who display behaviours of concern such as aggression. Providing professional care to clients who may cause harm to themselves, the worker and/or to others can be difficult and very stressful. This online Short Course provides an overview of common purposes and triggers associated with aggressive behaviour. Students will also learn some practical tips and strategies to help deal with challenging behaviours and maintaining positive relationships.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Develop an understanding of the influence and purpose of aggressive behaviours
  2. Assess behaviours of concern
  3. Consider strategies and plan support to meet an individual's needs
  4. Identify general strategies for positive relationships.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au