The course, which is suitable for anyone working with young people, will look at the stereotypes, myths and reality surrounding self-harm, suicide, young people’s experiences, assessing and managing risk and building resilience in practice. The course will also cover the practical skills in knowing what to do when young people self-harm or they are at risk of suicide.
To understand self-harm and suicide risk in children and young people.
To be aware of different ways of supporting children and young people with self-harm/suicide issues
To feel confident in responding appropriately to children and young people who self-harm or are at risk of suicide
To understand appropriate boundaries of your professional role in supporting children and young people with self-harm/suicide