Sandy Lane Primary School - Positive Handling Training - 23rd February 2023

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Positive Handling Training to be run at Sandy Lane on the 23rd February 2023 (1 day course) - Cost £90 - to book or for more information please contact Diane Bonham via email or telephone ( / 01274 546493)

By the end of the training course, participants will be better prepared and able to -

  • Understand and use appropriate protocols when it comes to managing difficult situations.
  • Have an understanding of tips and tools to help de-escalate volatile situations.
  • Know how to present robust due diligence evidence for Inspections.
  • Carry out practical techniques to manage aggressive situations.
  • Have a comprehensive understand of the legal aspects.
  • Report incidents and near misses in an effective and professional manner.

The training includes –

  • The Aggression Curve 
  • The SCARF Model 
  • De-Escalation 
  • DFES Guidance 
  • Use of Reasonable Force and the Duty of Care 
  • The Health 7 Safety at Work Act in Relation to Physical Intervention 
  • Human Rights 
  • De-Escalation Script – Practical 
  • Practical Session Including Prompts & Escorting 
  • Non Restrictive Holds 
  • Restrictive Holds 
  • Positional Asphyxiation 
  • Techniques to be Used 
  • The Searching Policy 
  • Personal Safety 



Published: 02/02/2023
Audience: All school staff
Contact: Diane Bonham

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