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Course Description

This PD will provide teachers with tools and strategies to manage complex and challenging behaviour within the classroom. The course is designed with consideration of students with trauma backgrounds, Mental Health Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Dissociative Identity Disorder.

The aim of the course is to leave teachers feeling more confident and prepared to manage complex and challenging behaviour with a variety of effective strategies that will aid in achieving a calmer and structured environment.


  • Teachers who are finding it challenging to manage complex behaviour of individual students or a classroom
  • Newly appointed teachers.
  • Teachers of SSP schools.
  • Teachers of students with emotional and behavioural disorders.
  • Teachers who want new strategies to manage behaviour.

$  119 + GST - Individual Enrolment
$1250 + GST - Team Enrolment

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"I thoroughly recommend this course to provide an overview of the challenging behaviours we encounter in our classrooms everyday, as well as some tried and true strategies to make a real change. You will walk away with a nice kit of resources to try the next time someone misbehaves in your room!"

- Katie McGilvray, Wesley Mission

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Understanding Challenging Behaviour

    • The Australian Student Wellbeing Framework

    • Understanding Challenging Behaviour Part 1

    • Reflection Questions

    • Understanding Challenging Behaviour Part 2

    • Reflection Questions

    • Understanding Challenging Behaviour Part 3

    • Iceberg Challenge Activity - List A Negative Behaviour and The Causes

    • Understanding Challenging Behaviour Part 4

    • Iceberg Challenge Activity - List A Positive Behaviour and The Causes

    • Suggestions for Collaboration

  • 2

    Individualised Learning Plans

    • Individualised Learning Plans Part 1

    • Reflection Questions

    • Individualised Learning Plans Part 2

    • Reflection Question

    • Suggestions for Collaboration

  • 3

    Trauma Background

    • Trauma Background

    • Reflection Questions

  • 4

    Anxiety Disorder

    • Anxiety Disorder

    • Reflection Question

  • 5

    Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

    • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    • Reflection Questions

  • 6

    Strategies To Manage Complex Behaviour

    • Strategies to Manage Complex Behaviour

    • Reflection Question

  • 7

    Having a Growth Mindset as a Teacher

    • Having a Growth Mindset as a Teacher Part 1

    • Video - Final Activity - What would you do?

    • Having a Growth Mindset as a Teacher Part 2

    • Reflection Question

  • 8

    Course Feedback

    • Please take few minutes to give us your feedback

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Pamila Sayegh

Pamila Sayegh

Pamila has been a secondary teacher for 14 years. She worked in a variety of mainstream schools before settling at an SSP school, where she has taught for five years. Her school has a cohort of students complex behavioural and emotional needs.

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