Disability in Out of Home Care

2 hours
Self paced
BCBA / CEUS Behaviour Support

Many children living in residential and out of home care settings have multiple unmet needs due to trauma, disability, mental health, and behavioural difficulties. This course provides a general overview overview of the most commonly diagnosed disabilities for children·who live in residential, foster, kinship, and permanent care placements.

Learners will gain an understanding of what unmet needs are, how these can present in children residing in out of home care placements, with strategies to promote and support: 

  • Positive behaviour
  • Person-centred planning 
  • Meaningful engagement
  • Adaptive skills
  • Personal goal attainment


*Course price excluding gst

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Meet your presenter

Jenn Colechin (she/ her)

BCBA, Developmental Educator MEd (ABA), MHS (Dis Studs), BEd, BA, SpecCertCrim (Forensic Dis)

Jenn Colechin is a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), Specialist Behaviour Support Practitioner, and highly skilled facilitator with over 24 years of experience in complex positive behaviour support.

Jenn’s clinical practice is grounded in evidence-based behavioural science and trauma-informed principles, and she has worked within schools, community, out-of-home care, and family-based settings. She has lived experience as a trauma-affected child and experience being both a kinship carer and a permanent carer.

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