'Supporting Individuals in Distress' (SID)  - Restraint Reduction Network

'Supporting Individuals in Distress' (SID) - Restraint Reduction Network

This D.ESCAL8™ 3 day course is Certified under the Restraint Reduction Network Training Standards administered by the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD). As with all our physical intervention courses it is informed by the Training Needs Analysis of the needs of the individuals you support.

Participants completing this course will gain a certificate confirming they have been trained to the Restraint Reduction Network Training Standards.

As the 'Supporting Individuals in Distress' course (SID) is certified you can be confident that all of the standards of theory, current legislation, Physical Intervention Risk Assessments and best practice are met whilst being tailored to the particular needs of your service and supported individuals.

  • RESEARCH BASED - embedding current research, legislation, best practice and 'real world' examples, aiding consolidation of skills and knowledge
  • SAFE ZONE - participants are fully supported both emotionally and physically throughout our training situations, leading to a toolbox of staff support systems
  • BEHAVIOURAL - we use Behavioural Skills Training (BST) theory which employs instructions, modelling, rehearsal, and feedback in order to effectively teach a new skill

Day One

Concepts

  • Legal Aspects & Policies
  • Tolerance & Emotional Resilience
  • Stress & Staff Support
  • Assault Cycle & De-escalation techniques
  • Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)

Physical Interventions - Disengagement

  • Simple pinches

Day two

This content is agreed during the commissioning process and is informed by Training Needs Analysis & Behavioural Audits.

Concepts

  • Introduction to Stress Training - how our emotions affect the interactions we have when in stressful situations & how we can improve our communication under pressure. Our aim is to build positive relationships with those we support.
  • Introduction to Self Injury

Physical Interventions - Disengagement

Examples of the comprehensively risk assessed techniques include;

  • Wrist Grabs
  • Pinching / Scratching
  • Clothing Grabs
  • Hair Grabs
  • Biting
  • Airway Protection
  • Assisting Others in any situation
  • Protection from hits / blows

Day three

This content is agreed during the commissioning process and is informed by Training Needs Analysis & Behavioural Audits.

Concepts for day 3

  • Advanced Stress Training
  • Self Injury

Restrictive Physical Interventions

Extending on from and consolidating the second day, examples of the techniques include;

  • Movement concepts
  • Fluid Restraint
  • Movement & Self Injury
  • Other Restrictive Procedures as informed by Training Needs Analysis & Behavioural Audits

Other D8 Courses & workshops

'Supporting Individuals in Distress' (SID) Update Day

'Supporting Individuals in Distress' (SID) Update Day

This one day course is an annual update for our Foundation course (SID)
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Positive Behaviour Support - An Introduction

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Autism Awareness

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Dual Diagnosis - Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

Dual Diagnosis - Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

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Inset Day - Pupil Referral Unit or Mainstream

Inset Day - Pupil Referral Unit or Mainstream

Are you interested in a inset day that is informative, fun and memorable enough staff are talking about it months afterwards? Then look no further! This page is for Pupil Referral Units and Mainstream Education - Special Schools inset days can be found here
Advanced Behaviour Support Plans

Advanced Behaviour Support Plans

Functional Behaviour Assessments & Positive Behaviour Support Interventions to teach replacement behaviours to improve the quality of life of the supported individuals.
Inset Days - Special Educational Needs

Inset Days - Special Educational Needs

Are you interested in an inset day that is informative, fun and memorable enough that staff are talking about it months afterwards?
Emotional Resilience

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Developing Positive Relationships including Positive Behaviour Support, breakaway and restrictive practice

Developing Positive Relationships including Positive Behaviour Support, breakaway and restrictive practice

This is a comprehensive four day course that incorporates our 'Supporting Individuals in Distress' course with an additional in depth focus on Positive Behaviour Support (PBS).
'Supporting Individuals in Distress' Intro 1 Day

'Supporting Individuals in Distress' Intro 1 Day

This one day interactive course covers the introductory aspects of the course "Supporting Individuals in Distress" (SID). Introduction to Physical Skills.
'Supporting Individuals in Distress' Intro and Breakaway 2 Day

'Supporting Individuals in Distress' Intro and Breakaway 2 Day

A two day interactive course that covers the introductory aspects of our foundation course "Supporting Individuals in Distress" (SID). Includes an introduction to physical skills commonly thought of as breakaway skills - we call these Disengagement Skills.
Advanced Restrictive Physical Interventions

Advanced Restrictive Physical Interventions

We can provide advanced interventions as part of our consultancy service, such as our Chair Restraint and Rapid Tranquilisation Modules.
Trainers Project Supporting Individuals in Distress

Trainers Project Supporting Individuals in Distress

Your successful Associate Trainer would adhere to the Restraint Reduction Network Standards and deliver D.ESCAL8™'s ‘Supporting Individuals in Distress’ course and associated annual update days to staff within your service.

Looking for an open annual update day?
for those whose certificate is running out.

West Wales Open Update Day

TBC

improve the lives of those you support and their futures