The workshops include a combination of lectures, group discussions, peer to peer learning, and viewing of short, educational videos. The use of film has been found to be a highly effective method of improving participants’ understanding and receptiveness to the information. The video format was deemed beneficial for participants, and could be adapted to different sectors.
Topics covered incluce an introduction to neurodisabilities including FASD; understanding the behavioural presentations in those living with neurodisabilities; and strategies to assist managing behaviours that are appropriate for use in a variety of sectors.
Reframe Training was developed following an extensive two-year consultation process with young people in detention and professionals in the Western Australian justice and health sectors. This program was initially tailored for the youth justice workforce but has been identified as having great relevance to a variety of other workforces who interact with individuals with complex needs and behaviours. These include the child protection, education, police, adult corrections and community justice, community services and disability sectors.