Behaviour services to help schools and students

Services to manage difficult behaviour and its effect on schools, families and whānau, and communities.

Support for schools to manage challenging behaviour

New guidance for schools managing challenging student behaviour includes strategies for preventative and de-escalation techniques and information on a new training workshops for schools.

Behaviour Services and Support (was Severe behaviour services)

Call Behaviour Services and Support, a team of specialists, if a student is experiencing extreme behaviour difficulties. A specialist will work with the student, teachers, family and whānau. For Years 1 to 10.

Behaviour Crisis Response

If extreme behaviour causes a crisis at your school, contact your district office for immediate help from your local Behaviour Crisis Response Service.

Contact your district office for your local Behaviour Crisis Response Service

Read more about the Behaviour Crisis Response Service.

You can also contact your local Traumatic incident team. They work with incidents involving people, and also natural disasters.  They can help you prepare an emergency plan. 

Interim Response Fund

Apply for the interim response fund short-term funding to help your school when extreme behaviour reaches crisis point. Pay for short-term resources, meet student needs, and get learning back on track.

Positive Behaviour for Learning – PB4L

Positive Behaviour for Learning covers 10 services that improve well-being and behaviour of children and students, and relationships in schools. Services are for children and students, schools, and family and whānau.

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