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This badge relates to chapter 6 of the Personal Behaviour Support e-Book and will introduce you to the importance of Active Support as a key part of PBS. It will describe the benefits of Active Support for people with learning disabilities and how it can increase participation and engagement in activities.
The aim of this chapter is to explain the four core principles of Active Support, and to help you think about how you can use Active Support in your practice.
To be awarded this badge, you must:
Use your responses to learning activities 16-18 in this chapter to write an account of between 200 and 300 words on how you plan to use Active Support in your practice.
- What tasks/activities did you identify where a person’s engagement & participation could be increased?
- How could you use the ideas of Every Moment Has Potential and Little and Often?
- What type of support will you consider?
Share your ideas with a colleague and note any responses or feedback.
Submit this along with learning activities 16-18 from this chapter to apply for the open badge for this chapter.
Evidence for this badge can be provided in written, audio (mp3) or video (mp4) format.
The evidence you submit will be viewable by anyone who you show your badge to. Do not include confidential or private information within your submission.
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I confirm that I have read, understood and completed all the activities listed in the badge criteria and that each question from the criteria is answered in the evidence I have provided. My evidence has been written or recorded by me and I have not copied it from anywhere or anyone else. I understand that it will take 28 days for you to assess my application and that feedback cannot be provided if my application is unsuccessful.
Your application will only be sent to the issuer organization for this badge.