What you'll learn
This course is designed to remove myths and misunderstandings, enabling you to understand, help and support young people who self-harm.
During the course you’ll:
- Understand the common myths and stigma surrounding self harm
- Be able to assess, minimise and manage risks effectively and explore alternatives to self-harm
- Appreciate the perspectives of other professionals, parents and young people
- Help develop the resilience of people vulnerable to self-harm using proven strategies
- Develop your own tailored self-harm policy that provides clear information and guidance
- Explore and reflect on your own feelings about self-harm, and how they influence your practice
Why take this course?
To many professionals, parents and young people self harm is a highly sensitive subject. Its myths, misunderstandings and stigma mean we are often uncertain and worried about the best ways to help and support young people who self-harm.
You’ll understand self-harm and develop practical strategies to boost children and young people’s resilience, enabling you to provide effective support for people who need help.