Developing a 'capable' environment 

How developing ‘capable’ environments can positively influence quality of life, quality of support and reductions in challenging behaviour.

Start date and time

Thursday 9 August 2018 9:30 AM

to Thursday 9 August 2018 1:00 PM

Event cost


Who is it for?

This short course is for Health and Social Care practitioners or family members who provide direct support people with learning disabilities, or a supervisory role in positive behaviour support. 

Topics covered:

• Understanding the causes of challenging behaviour in the context of ‘capable environments’ 
• Re-framing the problem: The system not (just) the individual
• Improving quality of support, care and treatment 
• Intervening across the system

Taught by:

The course is taught by Edinburgh Napier University Lecturer Linda Hume (RNLD, PgCert, FHEA, MSc University of Kent, Clinical Doctorate student at University of Stirling). Linda recently returned to Edinburgh Napier following a secondment as the National Lead for Positive Behaviour Support with the National Autistic Society.


Sighthill Campus, Room 3D03.