Association for Positive Behaviour Support Australia website now live

The Association for Positive Behaviour Support Australia (APBSA) aims to improve the access to and scope of PBIS (Positive Behaviour Interventions and Support) implementation across Australia. This is being achieved through a cooperative approach that promotes innovation, the sharing of information and resources across and between university and school sectors. APBSA connects nationally and internationally […]

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Trauma Informed Support Films by NDS Zero Tolerance

The NDS Zero Tolerance initiative have released their Trauma Informed Support Films. You can access these here and the vimeo links are included below: Film 1 – Understanding Trauma: https://vimeo.com/395869419 Film 2 – What is Trauma Informed Support?: https://vimeo.com/395870408 Film 3 –A Trauma Informed Approach to Positive Behaviour Support:https://vimeo.com/395866704 Film 4 – How Can Organisations Embed a Trauma […]

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3-day Intermediate Workshop for PBS Practitioners (SA)

Presented by by Dr. Alinka Fisher & Dr. Glenn Kelly Overview This event is to be held in Adelaide, South Australia. It is pitched at PBS practitioners, team leaders, and allied health practitioners. For successful PBS to occur, senior practitioners need the skills to conduct a comprehensive functional behaviour assessment and develop data-based PBS plans […]

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Congratulations to Dr Alinka Fisher

The DEAI warmly congratulates Dr Alinka Fisher, Associate Lecturer at Flinders University (Disability and Developmental Education) and Chair, PBS Community of Practice, for receiving a 2019 College of Nursing & Health Sciences ‘Teaching Excellence Award’. The Award was received for her work in Positive Behaviour Support and, more specifically, for the selection criteria relating to the […]

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Research opportunity for PBS Practitioners/Supervisors in SA, through Flinders University – “Evaluating and monitoring the quality of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) plans for individuals living with disabilities”

Flinders University is undertaking research entitled “Evaluating and monitoring the quality of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) plans for individuals living with disabilities.” As you are aware, PBS is the recommended framework for supporting individuals who present with behaviours of concern (BOC), with the primary goal of improving an individual’s quality of life through skill development […]

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NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission information sessions

The NDIS Commission Website is now available at www.ndiscommission.gov.au where you will also find additional resources. We will build on this information over time. The NDIS Commission along with SA Government will be running a series of Behaviour Support Information sessions for both specialist behaviour support practitioners and implementing providers 18 and 19 June 2018. […]

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3 Day Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Intermediate Training 19-21 June

This 3 Day Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Intermediate Training is offered through a collaboration between the DEAI, Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability(asid-SA Chapter) and Flinders University. It is for Professional and Clinical staff with existing experience in delivering PBS, and who are looking to further consolidate their skills. You will be provided with a range of PBS tools and work toward […]

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Flinders University Disability & Community Inclusion Research Network – RESEARCH MONDAY

You are invited to: Narelle McCaffrey’s Masters Proposal Presentation on Monday the 23rd of April 2018. Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) for Individuals with Disabilities living in Community Settings: A Systematic Review. The Presentation will be held between 9.30 – 10.30am in Room S407A, South Wing, Sturt Campus. See Masters Proposal Flyer_Monday 23 April 2018 for details. […]

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Positive Practice Framework for behaviour support practitioners in Victoria

Positive Practice Framework for behaviour support practitioners in Victoria. The framework has recently been reviewed and updated in light of Victoria’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and to ensure currency of references and practice. The updated framework reflects the Department of Health and Human Services’  commitment to ensuring that people with a disability […]

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