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A Positive Approach to Education and Care

The Loddon Approach, known as PROACT-SCIPr-UK®, has been developed over the past 30 years by the highly acclaimed Loddon School. The school has developed a proactive model of education and care for children with extreme needs and challenging behaviour for whom a 24 hours curriculum is required. 

Our training under the brand of PROACT-SCIPr-UK® (Positive Range of Options to Avoid Crisis and use Therapy – Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention) seeks to share the techniques of the Loddon Approach through a structured training programme aimed at those supporting children and adults with challenging behaviours in health and social care sectors. This includes: 

  • Teachers 
  • Therapists 
  • Care Assistants 
  • Support Workers 
  • Nursing staff  
  • Parents 
  • Carers 

Our person-centred approach focuses on understanding each person to include their individual needs and desires to help them lead a fulfilling life. The Loddon Approach focuses on proactive strategies to manage behaviour resulting in a better understanding of the individual, which facilitates calmer behaviour resulting in greater engagement, enjoyment and development. 


This is the brand name for our training model which has been formally accredited by Bild Certificated Training (ACT). 

Our certification is for PROACT-SCIPr-UK® – the whole approach curriculum and is for the following courses which have been certificated as complying with the Restraint Reduction Network Standards (RRN) 

  • Introductory & Foundation Course (2 Day)  
  • Instructor Course (5 Day) 
  • Instructor Refresher/Update (1 Day)       

The model emphasises the importance of proactive strategies to reduce the requirement for physical interventions. 


Our training focuses on: 

  • The Communicative Function of Behaviour   
  • Problem Solving  
  • Support Strategies 
  • Keeping Safe and Secure 

We also provide additional practical workshops on aspects of ‘the whole approach’ which cover “Understanding Behaviour”, “Communication” and “Autism”. These workshops are designed to develop problem solving and enable staff to understand the specific needs of those they support 

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