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Managing Behaviour



QLD- Centre of Excellence-Training Schedule 2013


Cognitive behaviour therapy - Better Health Channel

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps people to change unhelpful or unhealthy thinking habits, feelings and behaviours. CBT may be used to treat problems including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, uncontrollable anger, substance abuse, eating disorders and other problems.



Autism - suggestions for parents - Better Health Channel

A child with autism – also known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – poses extra challenges for a parent. Parents need support and resources and may want counselling. A doctor, autism professional or support group is a good place to start when looking for help.



Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder explained - Better Health Channel

A child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) finds it hard to pay attention, be organised, think slowly and sit still. Diagnosis is made only after a complex assessment. Children with ADHD can be helped with different techniques and may benefit from medication.



Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - adults - Better Health Channel

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect adults as well as children. A person with ADHD has difficulty paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviours and keeping thoughts on track.



Behavioural disorders in children - Better Health Channel

The most common disruptive behaviour disorders in children include oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), conduct disorder (CD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Treatment can include therapy, education and medication.



Conduct disorder - Better Health Channel

Conduct disorder (CD) refers to a set of problem behaviours exhibited by children and adolescents, which may involve the violation of a person, their rights or their property. Behaviours may include bullying, cruelty to animals or people, and law-breaking activities such as shoplifting, vandalism and deliberately lighting fires.




Dementia - changed behaviours - Better Health Channel

Dementia can cause changes in a person's behaviour. Changes may include anger, aggression, loss of memory, hoarding and repetitive behaviour. Changes in behaviour can place stress on carers, families and friends.




Oppositional defiant disorder - Better Health Channel

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a childhood behavioural problem characterised by constant disobedience and hostility. ODD is one of a group of behavioural disorders known collectively as disruptive behaviour disorders, which include conduct disorder (CD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).



Tantrums - Better Health Channel

A tantrum is a young child's way of physically expressing feelings such as anger, frustration, hurt and being upset. The tantrum may include crying, screaming, punching and kicking. Temper tantrums are a normal part of the development of the young child. There are triggers that can make tantrums more likely, including the child feeling stressed, hungry, tired, frustrated or overstimulated.









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Early Intervention for Autism

Autism Spectrum Australia

Fabic Behaviour Science - Gold Coast