Tips for Positive Handling in Schools
You may want to try out a few of the videos from our full online positive handling course, with unique content designed and delivered by our Director of Training Gerard O'Dea, expert witness, author and experienced trainer in the areas of behaviour management, positive handling and restraint reduction. In these selected few lessons from the online course, you will experience how we create learning through the online experience for your teams. We hope it is beneficial and useful for you as you consider the needs of your school or setting.
Throughout our journey, Dynamis has been the preferred supplier of challenging behaviour / distressed behaviour training for over 1100 care homes, where our Director of Training, Gerard O'Dea, had the opportunity to hear the stories of many, many care support staff, nurses and service managers. Here is a few of the key things we learned about the behaviours you might be seeing with the people you look after.
Here are some of the best tactics that great teams use to reduce conflict in their services. Staff who learn and practice these tactics on our courses become more confident and effective at managing high-stakes encounters expertly.
Breakaway Training Design
Dynamis has been pushing the leading edge of modern approaches to training for over 15 years. This short course of 4 videos was first developed in 2010 in response to a number of clients who were looking for a fresh and pragmatic approach to Breakaway / Self-Protection Training and was our first attempt at taking a research-informed approach to training design.
Scena - More Engaging, Effective and Efficient Training
An informal introduction by Professor Chris Cushion from Loughborough University to the evidence which forms the basis of Scena, the scenario-driven, task-focussed training approach which helps progressive but resource-constrained conflict management and physical interventions trainers.
Resources: the 9 Attitudes for Self-Protection and Protective Interventions.