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Challenging Behaviour : Principles and Practices - Dave Hewett

Challenging Behaviour

Principles and Practices

Paperback Published: 1st September 1998
ISBN: 9781853464515
Number Of Pages: 240

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This is an accessible book about working with people who have challenging behaviours for professionals, parents, and carers. The focus and emphasis is on the practicalities, including what makes good practice, how to handle challenging situations, what makes good incident management procedures, and how to coordinate staff so that they work well together.Staff from a variety of disciplines provide accounts of their work and the editor's commentary and summary highlights issues of practice, technique, and theory from the accounts.

Commentary: helping the person learn how to behavep. 1
Positive incident management - insights from staff involved and issues for the organisationp. 17
A flat for one - social service provision at the extremep. 34
The challenge of Class Sixp. 50
Commentary: managing incidents of challenging behaviour - principlesp. 69
Working with people with challenging behaviour in a further education class within a long-stay hospitalp. 88
Developing practice in a residential team - training, talking, thinking, workingp. 106
Andrew - a classroom for onep. 127
Commentary: managing incidents of challenging behaviour - practicesp. 150
Leading a well-challenged social services residential teamp. 175
Ann - the challenge of a difficult to reach five year oldp. 192
Exotic communication, conversations and scripts - or tales of the pained, the unheard and the unlovedp. 209
Author indexp. 230
Subject indexp. 231
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ISBN: 9781853464515
ISBN-10: 1853464511
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st September 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.69 x 14.73  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1