Frequently asked questions
Our frequently asked questions page answers the most common questions about behaviour support practitioner suitability assessments.
Surveillance Technology Practice Guide
The Surveillance Technology Practice Guide aims to clarify what is considered ‘surveillance technology’ and assist in identifying circumstances where surveillance technology could be used as part of a regulated restrictive practice. The guide highlights the ethical, human rights, privacy and practice issues with the use of surveillance technology. It outline best practice considerations and safeguards when using surveillance technology with people with disability. This guide was developed for registered NDIS providers including specialist behaviour support providers but may also be of interest to anyone who supports a person with disability.
Compendium of Resources for Positive Behaviour Support
This compendium of resources provides behaviour support practitioners with a comprehensive list of assessment tools that can be used for the purposes of behaviour support assessment, planning, intervention, monitoring and review. It also includes a list of national and international Internet Resources that cover a range of areas of practice in relation to behaviour support.
Webinar: Update on the Practitioner Suitability Assessment Process
On 29.06.2022, the NDIS Commission hosted a webinar for behaviour support practitioners about how to apply to be assessed as suitable and to provide an update on the assessment process.
Quality of Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs) – results of a national audit
The quality of comprehensive BSPs lodged over a 14 month period were audited by the NDIS Commission using the Behaviour Support Plan Quality Evaluation II Tool and the NDIS Companion Tool. The BSPs were assessed and rated across several domains. The BSP Quality paper provides the results of this audit including the domains that were adequately and inadequately addressed and highlights the need for improvement to increase the quality of BSPs.