Course Title: Plan and provide advanced behaviour support

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6099 Advanced Diploma of Disability Work

Course Title: Plan and provide advanced behaviour support

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Mary Collins

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254598

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the knowledge and skills to understand the influence and purpose of behaviour, assess problem behaviour, develop multi-element support plans and response plans and utilise appropriate strategies to reduce inappropriate behaviour.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students are assumed to be experienced disability staff working in the disability or community services fields.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS404A Plan and provide advanced behaviour support


1. Demonstrate understanding and purpose of behaviour

2. Assess problem behaviour

3. Develop multi-element support plans to meet individual needs

4. Develop an individual response plan

5. Monitor effectiveness of response plan

6. Complete documentation

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be through a mix of in class tasks, workplace based projects and a workplace assessment .  A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken once per year with each student to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence.