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:: Self Harm Awareness lite bite ::
Stage 2
Target Audience: Anyone working with children and young people
Aim of the Course: 1. To improve the quality of support, advice and guidance offered to young people who self- harm, or maybe at risk of committing suicide. 2. Offer consistent support to children and young people no matter what point of contact, to standardise the response of agencies regardless of what type of agency. 3.To increase knowledge, skills and competence of staff to recognise the signs and respond appropriately when working with a young person who self-harms, and/or knows of someone who self-harms. 4. To meet a locally identified need by service providers & commissioners.
Learning Outcomes:
  • An understanding of why young people self-harm
  • Strategies for responding to a disclosure of self-harm
  • Questioning skills with young people who self-harm
  • Alternative coping strategies for young people who self-harm and the key steps to help them reduce their harming

 :: Current Courses ::
Town/Venue Dates Time Course Code
Herts, Committee room C, County Hall Wed 01 Mar 2017 10:00 - 12:00