Matthew Jones - ST-ACS PBS TrainerAfter completing his BSc Psychology (Hons) Matthew joined St Anne’s Community Services in 2012. Since then Matthew has supported individuals in a variety of support settings across Leeds, Kirklees and Calderdale including outreach, supported living and residential services.
Matthew currently works as a deputy manager within Bradford Supported Living Services providing support to individuals within their own homes in the community.
Matthew joined the Positive Behaviour Support in 2015 following his involvement in a newly established forensic mental health service. As a developing instructor Matthew has been involved with delivering training within St Anne’s and had the opportunity to work with external organisations.
Matthew was involved with the development of support plans and bespoke training around significant self-harming behaviours and played a key role in the work that culminated in the receipt of the Special Award for Outstanding Practice at the BILD 2017 Leadership Awards.
ST-ACS PBS is our team identity and our new brand name. We use a flexible, holistic and continuum approach focusing on four phases we call primary, secondary, responsive and recovery to support distressed, confused and challenging clients.