Positive behaviour support therapists work with people with mental illness and disabilities to improve their life with positive strategies and by addressing challenging behaviours.
Asta Cox MSpecEd, GradEd, BEnv(Hons) is a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner who holds a Degree in Early Childhood Teaching and a Masters Degree in Special and Inclusive Education, Specialising in Emotional Disturbance and Behaviour Problems.
“People are not born with an understanding of the rules of acceptable behaviour, they have to learn them and need others help to do this.”
"The goal of Positive Behaviour Support is not to create ‘perfect people.’ Rather, it is to create the perfect environment for enhancing their growth." - Randy Sprick
"All behaviours represent a need to communicate."
"You are braver than you believe and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think." - A A Milne
"People with disabilities want to be recognised for what they can do, not what they can’t do" - Kerni Liddell
"Understanding why a person is challenging is the first and most important part of helping them." - Dr Ross Green