1. A 50% increase of professional staff members receiving training, awarded certification at level 6, in dealing with disabled persons with challenging behaviour .;2. The training of 120 to 160 staff members by the trained professional staff within 18 months of receiving training;3. Preparation for a Policy regarding working with disabled people with challenging behaviour including a code of practice and provision of an ongoing training programme for staff and prospective staff, possibly through MCAST or any other educational institution. 4. In addition to the target of training staff, this project also targets the inclusion of disabled persons with challenging behaviour in the community. This includes supported or sheltered employment, lifelong education courses in the mainstream (such as local councils), attendance in day centres or the use of disability specific services. It is envisaged that 50% of the disabled persons involved in the project will be in one of these placements. The current baseline is 0. Results for Gozo:- the research study will also include Gozo in its remit and a particular section will be dedicated to Gozo;- around 5 staff members will be identified from organisations working in Gozo;- these staff members will work with around 8 disabled persons with challenging behaviour living in Gozo.