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Mastering Behavioural Challenges

Mastering Behavioural Challenges


The Mastering Behavioural Challenges course at CTS College offers a transformative approach to parenting. Parenting is a journey filled with joys and challenges, especially when it comes to understanding and managing a child's behaviour. Whether your child or a child you know is facing difficulties related to attention, communication, emotional regulation or other behavioural issues, this course provides practical guidance and support on how to manage such issues.

Throughout the programme, you will explore a range of topics aimed at equipping you with effective strategies for creating a supportive environment that fosters positive behaviours and addresses challenges constructively. From understanding the underlying causes of behavioural issues to implementing evidence-based interventions, each module is carefully crafted to provide you with actionable insights and practical techniques.

By the end of the course, you will not only have a deeper understanding of a child's behaviour but also feel more confident in your ability to support their development and well-being. Join us as we go beyond challenges and discover the transformative power of proactive and positive behavioural support.


Upon completion of this programme, students would be able to:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the behavioural challenges children with neurodevelopmental disorders may experience
  • Learn effective strategies for building positive relationships with children to support their behavioural development
  • Explore evidence-based techniques for promoting positive behaviours and addressing challenging behaviours effectively
  • Acquire skills for assessing children's behaviours, setting realistic goals and tracking progress over time
  • Learn how to collaborate effectively with professionals involved in supporting children with behavioural challenges
  • Access a supportive community of parents and caregivers to share experiences, insights and support throughout the course


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 6 weeks with 1 class per week
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Face-to-face and online classes (online classes are recorded for further review)
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is perfect for:

  • Parents of children facing behavioural challenges such as ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety, depression, oppositional defiant disorder or other emotional and behavioural disorders
  • Caregivers, including grandparents, guardians or other family members who play a significant role in supporting children's behavioural development and well-being
  • Educators, teachers or childcare professionals who work with children with behavioural challenges in school, daycare or other educational settings
  • Anyone interested in learning more about supporting children with behavioural challenges and gaining practical skills and strategies for promoting positive behaviours and addressing challenges constructively

Entry Requirements

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol in this course. Whether you're a parent, caregiver, educator, or professional in a related field, you are welcome to join as the course is designed to be accessible to all individuals interested in supporting children with behavioural challenges.

Course Content

The following would be covered in this course:

1: Understanding behavioural Challenges

This module focuses on providing a comprehensive understanding of various emotional and behavioural disorders that children may experience. It covers the symptoms, causes and potential impacts on behaviour and functioning. The emphasis is on increasing awareness and knowledge about different types of disorders.

2: Building Positive Relationships

This module emphasises the importance of building strong, positive relationships between parents/caregivers and children. It focuses on fostering empathy, understanding individual differences and creating a supportive environment that promotes emotional and behavioural well-being. The emphasis is on relationship-building and communication skills.

3: behavioural Assessment and Goal Setting

This module teaches parents and caregivers how to assess children's behaviours, identify specific challenges related to emotional and behavioural disorders and set meaningful goals for intervention and support. It provides tools and techniques for gathering information, prioritising needs and collaborating with professionals. The emphasis is on assessment and goal-setting skills.

4: Positive behaviour Support Strategies

This module explores evidence-based strategies for promoting positive behaviours and addressing challenging behaviours associated with emotional and behavioural disorders. It covers techniques such as behaviour management strategies, reinforcement systems and proactive intervention approaches. The emphasis is on practical behaviour support strategies.

5: Emotional Regulation and Coping Skills

This module focuses on equipping parents and caregivers with the knowledge and skills to help children develop essential emotional regulation and coping skills. Participants will learn strategies to support children in managing their emotions and coping with stress in healthy ways. Topics covered include teaching self-regulation techniques, problem-solving skills and relaxation strategies to enhance emotional resilience and well-being.

6: Collaborating with Professionals

This module provides guidance on how to collaborate effectively with professionals involved in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of emotional and behavioural disorders in children. It covers topics such as accessing mental health services, advocating for appropriate interventions and navigating the healthcare system. The emphasis is on collaboration with professionals and accessing support services.


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Monday 05:30 pm to 08:30 pm 6-Weeks 18 hours $1,000.00 TBA

Session - Monday (05:30 pm to 08:30 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 Monday, May 13, 2024 Monday, June 24, 2024
Session 2 Monday, July 1, 2024 Monday, August 12, 2024
Session 3 Monday, September 9, 2024 Monday, October 21, 2024

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of each class. These classes are also recorded - therefore students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Additional Info


Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • In-class participation and collaboration (10%)
  • Continuous assessment: Weekly guided reflective journal (30%)
  • Final project (60%)

Note: The passing grade for this course is 75%.


In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.

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Fees & Payment


This course is offered at the affordable price of $1,000. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support


At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Mrs. Hannah Sammy to facilitate the Mastering Behavioural Challenges course. Mrs. Sammy not only imparts knowledge, but creates a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. She is also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Mrs. Hannah Sammy, a UK-trained intervention specialist and practitioner at Holistic Learning Center Limited, boasts over a decade of experience in special and inclusive education. She offers psychoeducational support and educational therapy for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Mrs. Sammy's expertise extends to collaborating with clinical psychologists to integrate psycho-educational interventions with behavioural and psychological approaches. She has also contributed to teacher-training initiatives and workshop facilitation for NGOs, tertiary education and in-service teachers. Her dedication to education, advocacy and training in Trinidad & Tobago shines through in her work.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Kelly Ann Bholasingh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 360-3209 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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