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An Introduction to Self-harm and Suicide

13.11.18 9:30 am
13.11.18 4:30 pm


Children in Wales

*: £95.00 – £135.00

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“I feel more confident and empowered to approach the young people in our care to talk about it”

“The course tutor was really good and provided thorough information and knew a lot of information to give”

A One Day Course

The training will explore young people, self-harm and suicide.  It will outline young people’s mental health, the issues that young people experience and the reasons why young people self-harm, the difference between self-harm and suicide and ways to support young people who do so.  Coping mechanisms for young people and staff will be explored.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Have an understanding of issues facing Young People
  • Explore what self-harm is
  • Examine sign and symptoms of self-harming behaviour
  • Understand the reasons young people self-harm
  • Explore suicide ideation
  • Gain knowledge of the Mental Health Whole System: A Tiered Model for Children and Young People
  • Gain practical skills in supporting young people in your work

The course is aimed at:

Practitioners working with young people who self-harm or are exhibiting suicide ideation.  Managers who want to best support their staff dealing with difficult feelings and emotions.

This course is also offered as in-house training, please contact training@childreninwales.org.uk for more information.

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