Positive Behaviour Support: Prevention and Intervention, session 1 of 2

7th May, 2021 @ 9:00 am


07/05/2021 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Day 1, 7 May

A full day workshop, hosted by the AISSA and presented by psychologists Kerry Burke and Lisa Chisholm, will explore student behaviour through a developmental lens. The workshop will focus on:

  • social and emotional development, particularly in school-age years
  • effects of trauma and adverse life events
  • supportive classroom practice and strategies for both typically developing students and those requiring additional supports.

Presenters: Kerry Burke and Lisa Chisholm, Psychologists


Day 2, 21 October

A full day workshop provided to teachers and school leaders, focusing on fostering proactive, positive behaviour strategies and supports within schools from the everyday classroom through to intervention. The workshop will consider practical actions and responses in the educational setting, with consideration to the learning from Day 1 in the series. Topics covered include:

  • positive behaviour support
  • response to intervention
  • functional behaviour analysis
  • individual behaviour support plans.

Presenter: Melissa Symonds, AISSA


Participants will increase their capacity to understand and apply current research and evidence-based strategies in a contextualized manner, proactively supporting positive behaviours.


Target audience: Teachers and school leaders

Delivery mode: face to face



Due to current COVID-19 restrictions the AISSA is required to enforce set limits on the number of attendees for this event based on social distancing and maximum density rules.  To secure your place please complete the registration as attendance at the AISSA office without a confirmed place may result in being turned away if the event is at capacity.

For registration enquiries please contact Rae Dawkins.

There is no on-site parking available.  For parking options please refer to the parking map.  Tram stop #1 Greenhill Road is a 6-minute walk away


Bookings are closed for this event.