Behaviour and the physical environment

Audience Children's workforce
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Explain how an understanding of the impact of the physical environment on behaviour can promote positive interventions in working with vulnerable and traumatised children and young people
  • Outline different types of sensory experience that can influence behaviour
  • Describe soothing and stimulating environments
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of working directly with the child or young person to create a healing environment
  • Reflect how to provide an environment that promotes positive behaviour

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how the physical environment affects behaviour
  • Understand how environments can be created to promote positive behaviour