Physical Interventions, conflict management Practical 6 hrs

Physical Interventions, conflict management Practical 6 hrs

REF PICM02 | Elements of competence HSC3065

Qualification and credit framework or Registered nurses wishing to incorporate training into P.R.E.P portfolio’s

This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.


This course provides the learner with knowledge, understanding and skills required to implement physical interventions. The purpose of physical intervention is to take immediate control of a dangerous situation, in order to end or significantly reduce the risk of harm to the person and others around them. Physical intervention involves some form of physical contact and application of force to guide, restrict or prevent movement.

Time is spent allowing learners to demonstrate in a practical way situations they may encounter.

Who should attend?

Staff working with individuals who have complex behavioural needs / continuing health care / severe challenging
behaviour. N.B It will be made emphasised that there are some techniques demonstrated in this training that are considered  ‘last resort’ only.

N.B Recent developments dictate that staff attending should have previously attended first aid training that has included practical demonstration of CPR.

This training is NOT a first aid course and does not contain elements of it.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to

• Understand the context of the Positive Behavioural
Support model
• Understand the term ‘challenging behaviour’
• Understand the context in which challenging behaviour
• Be able to contribute to the functional analysis in relation
to an individual’s challenging behaviour
• Understand the key characteristics of physical interventions
• Be able to implement primary prevention strategies
• Be able to use a person centred approach to develop
plans that promote participation
• Be able to implement secondary prevention strategies
• Be able to implement non aversive reactive strategies
• Be able to understand what can and can not be carried out as a physical intervention

• Demonstrate physical interventions techniques to the group and carry out practical




How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers but due to the nature of its content it is advised no more than 15 staff should attend.

Equivalent Relevant information

1. Certificates are issued for each learners and if dated, are valid to that period. N.B Learners attending
must complete the entire duration of the training to qualify for a certificate.
2. A learner assessment may be required post training for audit and PDP purposes.
Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block
capitals clearly on the day.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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Review: The session was very interesting and good fun but at the same time informative

on how to diffuse situations or when that is not possible, the skills to physically intervene as last resort. Shannon Pitman


There are many volatile situations within my place of work, this training will enable me to remain safe as well as other service users.( Kerry Dixon)

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