Events & Training

Supporting Success: Everyday Essentials


Supporting Success: Everyday Essentials

Formerly known as Specialized Behaviour Management Theory (SBMT).

The objective of this training is to help our employees understand why the people we support may have challenging behaviour, learn some strategies to better support them, and learn how to support ourselves as caregivers.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how disability influences limitations for the people we support
  • Identify how diagnosis, mental health and behaviour are linked
  • List the five contributors to behaviour
  • Define behaviour
  • List the three factors that affect current behaviour and which factor we can change
  • Define challenging behaviour and how it differs from socially acceptable behaviour
  • List the two main reasons that behaviours meet our needs
  • Identify the main bias in determining if change is needed

What you can expect

In this workshop you can expect lectures, videos, group discussions and breakout rooms. You must join with a device that has a webcam and microphone. ​

This training is open to St.Amant staff and Volunteers (exceptions apply). If you are a staff member, please speak to your supervisor to register. If you are not a St.Amant staff member, and would like more information about this training opportunity, please email

If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please email with the details and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact us 7-10 days prior to your training event.

Si vous exigez des mesures d’adaptation dues à une incapacité ou une condition médicale, veuillez nous en informez en nous envoyant un courriel à l’adresse suivante: Nous ferons de notre mieux afin de vous accoommoder. Merci denous contacter au moins 7 à 10 jours avant votre session de formation.


October 24, 2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm