Course overview

Course Description

This session delivered by CAMHS will provide an overview to expose the myths, explore the facts and Statistics about self-harm. The course will explore how young people can intentionally harm themselves, and increase understanding of why self-harm happens. The course will help to identify triggers for self-harm. It will also help practitioners in managing the risks and increase their own understanding of what effect self-harm can have on children, young people and their families. Participants will be provided with information on how someone can access treatment and support which will be individual and unique to their needs.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for anyone who works in Wakefield and District with children, young people or their families. It is expected that delegates will have already completed basic safeguarding training.


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Course Highlights

Learning Outcomes

* Have an understanding about myths, facts and statistics surrounding self-harm

* Who self-harms, how and why?

* Young people’s thoughts that can trigger self-harm

* Managing the risks of young people who self-harm

* Increase knowledge and understanding of how to be helpful using techniques to distract someone who may have already self-harmed or is at risk of self-harming

* To gain information on CAMHS response to self-harm and when to refer on

* To understand the Future in Mind Programme and the role of a Community Navigator


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Additional Course Information

This course is recommended for anyone who works in Wakefield and District with children, young people on their families.

There are 20 places available on this course.

Refreshment will not be provided for this course.

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