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Understanding Behaviour of Children and Young People

This course explores various types of challenging behaviour seen across different age ranges – from early years children through to adolescents.

You will learn the typical root causes of disengaged, disruptive and unacceptable behaviours – both observable and hidden – and learn how to recognise some common triggers.

And you will feel equipped to respond to and manage unwanted behaviours after learning about the behaviour modification techniques and methods set out in this course.


This course will enable you to:

• Understand the common root causes for challenging behaviours in early years children, older children and young people

• Consider both observable and hidden aspects of behaviour

• Explore disruptive, disengaged and unacceptable behaviours and how to respond to them

• Look at examples of how to manage the challenging behaviour of various age groups


  • An Introduction to Understanding Behaviour
  • Deep-rooted Behavioural Issues
  • Behaviour of Early Years Children
  • Responding to Behaviour in Children
  • Responding to Behaviour in Young People
£20.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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7 reviews for Understanding Behaviour of Children and Young People

Interesting, and made me think. I enjoyed doing the course.
I’m glad I did this – as it was actually very good.

Rachael Asling

Very good and informative and will definitely use the knowledge I have gained in the future.
I think it is very interesting and covers a wide variety of areas to make the learner think deeper into their practice.

Rachael Asling

I thought this course was very good for my needs.
I enjoyed the course and learnt a lot.

Rachael Asling

It has given me a good insight into Understanding Challenging Behaviour, when working with children and young people.

Heather Sim

Excellent course, I feel I have a very good initial insight to understanding child behaviour.

Heather Sim

I thoroughly enjoyed the course and will be signing up for another course soon. I took this course for my Professional Development and have learned so much.

Heather Sim

Good course in general and informative especially for staff with no previous experience

Heather Sim

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