Module 9 - Challenging Behaviours


The module aims to review the nature and some of the causes of challenging behaviour and to address some of the issues regarding the assessment and management of these behaviours in people with an intellectual disability.  

Target audience

The module is intended to provide information to individuals working with people with an intellectual disability, wanting to increase their understanding of the knowledge and theory about working with people with challenging behaviours.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to: Have an understanding of the nature of challenging behaviour and some of the causes. Understand how challenging behaviour is assessed. Have an understanding of the treatment approach to challenging behaviour.


Completing this entire module may take up to three hours. The module is broken into sections for you to complete at your own pace.
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