2021 EMPOWERED LEARNING SERIES: SUPPORTING BEHAVIOUR USING THE ICEBERG THINKING STEPS (ONLINE) - DAC
Full Course Fee: S$535 per participant
Pre-approved VCF subsidy (applicable to eligible NCSS Member/MSF-funded SSA participants only)
(Learn this 5-step thinking process designed help provide a systemic process of problem-solving behavioural challenges in Autistic Adults with Intellectual Disabilities)
Often, challenging behaviours displayed by autistic individuals are expressions of unmet needs and this can be frustrating to both the autistic individuals and the support staff.
The Iceberg Thinking Steps is a 5-Step Thinking Process, designed to empower participants with a systematic process of problem-solving such challenging behaviours.
With 3 sessions conducted 2 weeks apart, this allows participants to implement the strategies discussed, ascertain its effectiveness and review in subsequent sessions for further improvement.
Session 1: (14 October 21, Thur) – Presentation of the Iceberg Thinking Steps process through an interactive lecture (using a case study).
- Understand the Iceberg Thinking Steps
- Apply the Iceberg Thinking Steps to gain insight into behaviour that challenge
Session 2: (28 October 21, Thur) – Sharing of your own case study, applying the Iceberg thinking steps to generate strategies.
- Apply the Iceberg Thinking Steps to craft an action plan to support behaviours that challenge
- Enhance the application of Structured Teaching principles to support behaviours that challenge
Session 3: (11 November 21, Thur) – Sharing application of strategies, reviewing progress, problem solving and discussions on next steps.
- To extend learning from session 2
- To review the action plan
Upon completion of the training workshop, participants will be able to:
- Acquire a thinking tool to help to be more effective in working with autistic individuals. This tool was developed based on evidence informed practice.
- Apply principles of Positive Behavior Support and Functional Behavior Analysis to provide 1st level analysis of challenging behaviors.
- Generate initial preventive strategies and teach functional skills related to the challenging behavior.
Participants must meet the following requirements:
- Completed the Certificate in Autism conducted by ARC(S)
- Want to expand application to supporting individuals on the Autism Spectrum who have challenging behaviours
Coaches and other Professionals supporting high needs individuals on the autism spectrum in Day Activity Centre (DAC) contexts
Closing date: 29 August 2021
This 3-part workshop is conducted virtually via Zoom Platform. Successful registered attendees will receive an email confirmation with a zoom meeting ID and password closer to the start date.
Mr Tan Qiu Quan, Ms Lina Kam, Training Coordinator