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Assessing the effectiveness of positive behavioural support: the P-COP Project

Allen, D., Lowe, K., Baker, P.A., Dench, C., Hawkins, S., Jones, E., James, W. (2011) Assessing the effectiveness of positive behavioural support: the P-COP Project. International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support, 1 (1). pp. 14-23. ISSN 2047-0924. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:50222)

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Abstract

ABSTRACT Background: Despite an emerging evidence base, the existing literature on positive behavioural support (PBS) has been criticised on a number of grounds. The P- CPO project was designed to establish a pragmatic, ongoing database that could be used within clinical services to routinely collate the impacts of PBS intervention and address deficits in the current literature. Materials & Methods: A variety of standardised and novel measures were employed to track the impact of PBS intervention on behaviour, quality of life and use of restrictive practices in three centres in the UK and Ireland. Results: Significant decreases in challenging behaviour were evident. These were accompanied by significant changes in community participation and adaptive behaviours, and significant reductions in the use of restrictive practices. Conclusions: The P- CPO database appears to be a practical tool for measuring the effects of PBS interventions.

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Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Jo Ruffels
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2015 12:59 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:27 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/50222 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Baker, P.A.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1421-9639
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