Understanding Challenging Behaviour (EDPD5004)


This unit addresses research and practice in managing appropriate social behaviour for persons with disabilities. A focus will be on pro-social approaches to managing behaviour, and strategies for managing challenging behaviours in a range of settings. Problem-based learning sessions will require participants to link research to practice.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2hr seminar/week


1x behavioural support statement and reflection (20%); 5x in-class tasks (5x6%) and 1x behaviour support plan (30%) and 1x professional development workshop (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.