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Supporting Young People Who Self-Harm

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Self-harm is a distressing topic, one that often confuses or overwhelms caregivers.  This introductory day empowers adults working with young people who self-harm to provide suitable support and to recognise when there is a clear need for additional services.

Every effort is made to work with and contain any distress that this training provokes, but organizations that commission this training need to ensure the welfare of their staff is protected

Aims of the day

  • Examine definitions of self-harm
  • Provide a basic understanding of what self-harm is and the reasons which underlie such behaviour
  • Examine myths, prejudice and the cultural context surrounding self-injury
  • Explore why young people self-harm
  • Consider the needs of young people who self-harm
  • To develop participants confidence when working with young people who self-injure
  • Compare self-harm and borderline personality disorder
  • Identify particular tools used in risk assessment
  • To provide information on what other support and services are available Discuss skills development and explore alternatives to self-harm
  • Examine the issues self-harm raises for carers and organisations
  • Provide information on resources available to assist workers in their approach to this challenging issue

 

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