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in Restraint Reduction


Faculty of Education, Health & Wellbeing – Restraint Reduction

CPI is delighted to offer three academic courses in Restraint Reduction in conjunction with the University of Wolverhampton. These provide insight and debate around the issues and factors that contribute to challenging, aggressive and violent behaviour, as well as a range of approaches that can be used in creating restraint-free environments.

  • Flexible design. The course is modular with a maximum of 20 taught days. In addition there are three one day tutorials available. The course is delivered over a 10-month period and is designed to be studied on a part-time basis alongside your day job.
  • Sector relevant. If you’re a professional working in education, health or social care, this degree offers both knowledge and practical skills that will improve your understanding and implementation of a Restraint Reduction approach.
  • Career progression. Successful completion of the course provides development opportunities, improving your eligibility for more senior posts.

What students think of the degree.

  • Definitions, epidemiology and models of violence
  • Understanding behaviour and models of behavioural change
  • Person-centred approaches, including service user and family perspectives, age, gender, culture and disability perspectives
  • Professional and legal issues pertaining to practice
  • Taking and managing risk
  • The role of organisational governance in creating and maintaining cultural change
  • Delivering workplace training
  • Restrictive physical interventions

Click to download more details of the Restraint Reduction course modules, including entry criteria and costs.

Application process open from Now - 31st August 2017

Start date: October 2017
End date: August 2018
Location: University of Wolverhampton

To discuss course fees or to find out more information about the course, please call 0161 929 9777 or email