NameSignposts for Building Better Behaviour
Target AudienceEarly childhood (3-5 years) 
Middle childhood (6-12 years) 
CfC ObjectiveSupporting Families and Parents 
Early Learning and Care
Delivery SettingCommunity-based; school-based; home-based

Signposts for Building Better Behaviour aims to:

  • Enable parents to manage difficult behaviour of their children with an intellectual or developmental disability
  • Signposts Early School is a variation of the program for typically developing children of early primary school age.
  • Provide parents with strategies that promote positive behaviour in their children.
Delivered toParents of children aged 3-16 with a disability or developmental delay or parents of typically developing children who are early primary school aged.
Delivered byFamily and child practitioners
Program Structure

Select from:

  • 6-8 x 2-2.5 hour fortnightly group sessions delivered in services; or
  • Individual face-to face delivery at parents’ or carers’ home or clinic.
TrainingTraining dates and costs are made available by contacting the Signposts team:
Cost$900 for two days of training. 
Additional Parenting Materials $60
ContactPhone: (03) 8660 3500 
Email: [email protected] 
Evaluation and effectivenessMultiple RCTs undertaken. Maintenance of improvements observed after training. 

A list of Signpost studies are available online: