The Psychology of Behaviour

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The Psychology of Behaviour

Programme Overview

The Psychology of Behaviour
Delivery Model Face to Face
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable)
  • AED 1210 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • If you would like bespoke in-school training, please contact Rebecca ( for more information.
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Date of Training
Time (UAE) 8:30am to 3:30pm (UAE Time)
Location Dubai

Target audience
  • School Staff and school support staff working with children and young people.

  • Especially useful for those working in a team,  teachers responsible for life skills, character development and resilience.


Aims of the course

The aim of this course is to understand the psychology of behaviour and its positive translation to support teaching and learning in the class. While understanding challenging behaviour we aim to identify key strategies for developing and building positive behaviour in children.

Intended outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

 • Understand the Adlerian psychology of behaviour.

• Have an understanding of the social emotional needs of children.

• Identify the 4 goals of behaviour and its link to meeting children’s needs

• Demonstrate an understanding of the Crucial C’s to success; connect, capable, count and courage

 • Plan how to use the Crucial Cs in the class room

 • Understand the recent research around the Crucial C’s and its application to successful outcomes for children

 • Understand the difference between using praise and encouragement for self-esteem

• Plan for using encouragement in the classroom

• Understand the importance and link with active listening and resilience

 •  Plan for successful changes in the class and children

Suzanne Pearson

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Suzanne Pearson psychologist/counsellor has worked in the field of education for over 20 years working around personality testing, understanding and managing behaviour as well as building resilience and emotional wellbeing. Her training courses for Schools and other professionals are run throughout England and produce real change. She has worked with a wide range of schools and staff teams in Cambridge, London and Overseas. Suzanne is licenced in True Colours personality tool as well as an Adlerian Counsellor and member of the British Adlerian Society. True Colours is a fun model of personality identification that is easy to understand, remember and apply. It distills the elaborate concepts of personality theory into a user-friendly, practical tool to foster productive relationships and success.

Programme details:

This programme is to enable staff to understand the psychology of behaviour, as well as communication, based on Adlerian psychology.   The day will look at the reasons behind behaviour and research on good practice in working with children to achieve their full potential and reduce challenging behaviour. The course translates theory to practical applications in the classroom to support the teacher.

This Adlerian approach to behaviour is widely used throughout schools in both the UK, USA and wider.


Day One  
08:45 Registration and refreshments.
09:00 The Adlerian psychology of behaviour model
10:30 Coffee Break.
11:00 The Goals of Misbehaviour and the Crucial C’s
13:00 Lunch Break.
14:00 Strategies and translation of theory to the classroom.
15:30 Finish.


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