What’s it all about?
Challenging behaviours can occur in teams from time to time and can affect effectiveness, workplace culture and your organisations profile. Behaviours such as workplace gossip set a negative and destructive tone, can establish informal hierarchies and can contribute poor staff retention. This workshop will explore some of the more common challenging workplace behaviours and some practical strategies to create a culture where these behaviours and not acceptable and managed effectively when they occur.
- Explore indicators of challenging workplace behaviour
- Explore the effects of negative workplace behaviours and reflect on our own behaviour
- Explore strategies for recreating your work environment
- Gain strategies for managing challenging behaviours when they occur
Presenter Biography - Peter Melrose
Peter Melrose has worked in the child protection and family welfare sector since 1989 and has become a leading Australian Child and Behaviour Therapist. In addition to founding and operating Third Circle Counselling, the longest continuously operating private outreach therapy service in Australia, Peter also is a Co-Director of Extreme Behaviour Mechanics, an online training and skills development portal for professionals and families.
Peter is a regular speaker at national and international child and family welfare, and child protection conferences, and has written a number of journal articles on topics ranging from child and family therapeutic approaches, through to working respectfully with clients and children and young people in care. Peter appears regularly on television including Channel 9’s ‘Today Extra’ program broadcast nationally, and other media to discuss parenting and behavioural issues. Peter’s key focus is inclusion of all children and young people with different needs and the support of their families and carers.