Strategies for Dealing with Aggressive and Violent Behaviours

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This course is for teachers, coaches, parents/caregivers and other interested community members who work closely with teens who are struggling with aggression, anger and impulse control.

In this course, you will find out how to build empathy and knowledge around risk factors, protective factors and behaviour change models so that you can empower young people at risk of (or participating in) violent behaviours to reclaim their lives and choose more useful strategies for managing their emotions.

For more information, check out the Course Brochure.
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WHAT WILL I LEARN?

In this course, you will find out how to how to manage violent situations and help teens better manage their aggressive impulses.

You’ll learn:

  • What causes violent behaviours
  • What is aggression and how to manage it
  • How to manage violent situations, including de-escalation strategies
  • How to work with the nervous system to return to a state of calm
  • Tips and tricks for helping teens build awareness of, and greater control over, their thoughts, emotions and behaviours.

HOW LONG DOES IT GO FOR?

This course will take 2 hours to complete. Enjoy it in one session or spread it out over a few weeks.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

This course is on-demand and for private study. Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. Get a certificate when you finish. You will have ongoing access.

WHAT ARE THE CURRICULUM LINKS?

  • Secondary: Health and Physical Education
  • General capabilities: Personal and Social Capability

IS IT ACCREDITED FOR PD HOURS?

This course is mapped to the Professional Standards for Teachers. It is accredited for teacher professional development hours in the following states and territories:

Proficient Teacher – all states and territories except NSW
4.3 Manage challenging behaviour by establishing and negotiating clear expectations with students and address discipline issues promptly, fairly and respectfully.


This course is accredited by TQI for 2 hours professional development for teachers in the ACT.

 

WHO ARE THE INSTRUCTORS?

JanineJanine Meadley is an Education Specialist at Cool Australia and brings over 15 years of education experience to the table. She holds a Masters in Education from Monash University and a Diploma in Professional Counselling. Janine is interested in education that considers the whole child so that their learning experiences set them up for success and happiness in work and relationships and ensures they become responsible human beings on a healthy planet.

 

 

As a not-for-profit organisation, all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become the designers of exceptional learning.

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