Behavior Management: The Person-Centered Way

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0004
Course Date: 03/28/2010

Behavior Management: The Person-Centered Way is a 1 hour course that examines how health care professionals can effectively and compassionately intervene with residents who are exhibiting behavioral reactions which may be considered difficult or challenging. The course provides definitions of person-centered care and the connection between behavior management and person-centered care. It identifes the most common behaviors found in senior care settings. The course ends by exploring ways to change how caregivers think about behaviors and provides tips to use when intervening with individuals who are having difficult behavioral reactions.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define person-centered care
  2. Understand the connection between behavior management and person-centered care
  3. Define behavior
  4. List the most common behaviors in a health care setting
  5. Discuss how the professional caregiver can change the way he or she thinks about behaviors
  6. List some compassionate and effective behavior interventions

Criteria for Successful Completion


Activity Professionals

1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP500301-23NT is effective through 03/15/23.

Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors

1.00 HOURS
The American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders has approved 1 hour of continuing education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS), Approval No.22-8554


1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for 1 hour of continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#20-351705). Completion of this course fulfills (1) CEU hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing accept California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nursing Home Administrators

1.00 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1 clock hours. Program approval number: 20230902-1-A87719-DL

Personal Care Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). PCH Administrators receive 1.25 hours of continuing education.