Behavior Support and Developmental Disabilities

Behavior Support and Developmental Disabilities 

This course covers how to provide support to developmentally disabled individuals with behavioral challenges. Topics include defining a behavior, cycle of behavior, preventing a behavior, communication variables, and intervention variables.

$20.00

Hours: 0.75
REL-PAC-0-BSDD

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

Tennessee Department of Health

0.5 HOURS


Learning activity approved by the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation as continuing education for Residential Homes for the Aged and Assisted Care Living Facility administrators. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

0.75 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.75 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2034319

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

0.7 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.70 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

0.75 HOURS


Oregon Department of Human Services

0.75 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 0.75 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-BSDD
Hours: 0.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2026
Learning Objectives:
Identify at least two possible causes of adverse behavior.
Explain the four-stage cycle behind all behaviors.
Describe at least two behavioral components of care for people with developmental disabilities.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: What is a Behavior?

Behavior

Behavior is Communication

The Cycle of Behaviors

Possible Antecedents

Prevention is the Key

Review

Summary

Section 3: Teaching Positive Behavior

Reinforcement

Redirection

Teach Alternative Skills

Environmental Manipulation

Graduated Guidance

Token Economy

Differential Reinforcement

Chaining

Incidental Teaching

Modeling

Relaxation Training

Discrimination Training

Cues/Prompts

Shaping

Active Listening

Contingency Statement

Review

Summary

Section 4: Nonverbal Communication

Communication

Verbal Interventions

Interventional Variables

Review

Summary

Section 5: Managing Negative Behaviors

Behavior Treatment Plan

Common Characteristics

Behavior Objective

Replacement Skills

Consistency

Review

Summary

Section 6: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

References

Congratulations!

Instructor: Kim Matthews, RN
Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998.  Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry.  Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management.  Ms. Matthews is currently a Post Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS. Disclosure: Kim Matthews, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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