developing positive relationships


Whichever D.ESCAL8™ course you choose the philosophy, compassion, respect and dignity of the content delivery remains at the highest standard underpinned by positive behaviour support.

Our courses and workshops are constantly under review, and evolve to incorporate the latest best practice, research and legislation.

Commissioned courses and workshops are designed to be bespoke to your organisation’s particular needs after a comprehensive training needs analysis process.

D.ESCAL8™ can deliver training in the following areas -

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  • Learning Disability / Intellectual Disability services
  • Autism Services
  • Mental Health Services, including secure settings
  • Acquired Brain Injury Services
  • Education - Special Educational Needs, Pupil Referral Units and Mainstream Education

In fact, we provide training and consultancy in any area where there is the potential for individuals to experience distress and where we hope to build and maintain positive and supportive relationships.

We work in all areas of education, health and social care with adults, young people and children, from 5 to 105.

D.ESCAL8™ are also pleased to offer -

Our Family Support Project

  • 1 & 2 day Bespoke Courses
  • Individualised Support & Consultancy

Positive Behaviour Support

  • Introductory & Advanced courses
  • Bespoke Consultancy

Inset Day training

  • Providing you with an engaging and memorable bespoke workshop for all types of educational setting

Dual Diagnosis workshops

  • For those caring for people who may have a mental health diagnosis as well as a learning disability or autism

Bristol Area Open Workshop

4-6th June 2024

Bristol Area

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West Wales Open Workshop

Autumn 2024 TBC

Narberth Area

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Restraint Reduction Network

  • Research Based
  • Physical & Emotional Safety
  • Behavioural at the core

Our Foundation course, 'Supporting Individuals in Distress,' is Certified by the Restraint Reduction Network Training Standards that are administered by BILD - they can be found here