Self-harm - Essential Knowledge - 3 Hour

25 Sep, 2019



The 3-hour training is our Essential Knowledge course. It is ideal for those who want to a basic understanding of self-harm. This training suits youth workers, teachers, those offering pastoral support in schools and anyone else who has professional involvement with young people.

The training covers the following:

An overview of the latest research on the extent of self-harm among young people and the particular groups at highest risk
An understanding of why young people self-harm and key steps to help young people reduce their harming
How to respond to self-harm disclosure
Alternative coping strategies for individuals who self-harm
An understanding of physical and emotional indicators of self-harm
The impact of online communities and social media
Where to refer young people to specialist support for self-harm and an introduction to the resources that are available

There are 25 places available. Numbers are kept at this level to ensure all delegates have ample opportunity to feel involved in the variety of activities and discussions offered.

The cost for the session is £45. All delegates receive a certificate upon completion of the course, training notes, signposting materials for young people and 10% discount off all Youthscape resources.

The course runs 1.30-4.30pm



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