New Positive Behavioural Support Resources from the PBS Academy

2016 brings with it the publication of the new Positive Behavioural Support Resources, a new name for the PBS Coalition and a new website.

The PBS Academy has been informally established and a new website has been developed to disseminate the PBS Competence Framework and new resources www.pbsacademy.org.uk.

You can follow them on their new twitter profile to @PBSacademyUK or contact them at a new email address: pbsacademyuk@nullgmail.com

New resources to help implement the PBS Competence Framework have been published today and are available free from their website: www.pbsacademy.org.uk

Each resource has been co-produced by a working group with representatives from each target group and is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Resources published today:

People with Learning Disabilities

  • Using Positive Behavioural Support to Have a Good Life – Book 1
  • Using Positive Behavioural Support to Have a Good Life – Book 2
  • Using Positive Behavioural Support to Have a Good Life – Supporters’ Guide

Service Providers   

  • Providing Positive Behavioural Support: A Checklist for Service Providers
  • Providing Positive Behavioural Support: A Checklist for Service Providers (Editable Action Plan)

Commissioners and Care Managers

  • Guide to Identifying Positive Behavioural Support Best Practice for Commissioners and Care Managers
  • Positive Behavioural Support Specification for Contracts

Resources to be published in February (produced jointly with the Challenging Behaviour Foundation)

Family Carers

  • Positive Behavioural Support Information Pack for Family Carers – Introduction
  • Positive Behavioural Support Information Pack for Family Carers – Resource 1 – What is Positive Behavioural Support?
  • Positive Behavioural Support Information Pack for Family Carers – Resource 2 – What should Positive Behavioural Support look like?
  • Positive Behavioural Support Information Pack for Family Carers – Resource 3 – Questions to Ask to Check Positive Behavioural Support is being used well
  • Positive Behavioural Support Information Pack for Family Carers – Resource 4 – Family Carers Using Positive Behavioural Support
  • Positive Behavioural Support Information Pack for Family Carers – Resource 5 – Practical Tools to Help You

Other resources coming soon

Support Workers

  • Support Worker Positive Behavioural Support Portfolio

Commissioners

  • Positive Behavioural Support – Key Performance Indicators

Checking the Quality of Services

  • What does “good” look like in PBS? – A guide to those inspecting services: Observational Checklist