Date: Monday 22nd October 2018 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Session run by: Inclusion Support: Educational Psychology Service
Dr Nooreen Khan (Specialist Senior Educational Psychologist)
Sinead Veale (Trainee Educational Psychologist)
To many professionals, parents and young people self-harm is viewed as 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. Every act of self-harm is a unique expression to each individual young person. It is important to try and understand the intentions of the young person.
What does this course cover?
• Understanding what self-harm is and how common it is
• Key behaviours associated with self-harm
• The link between self-harm and suicide
• Risk factors and warning signs
• Reasons for self-harm
• How to talk to young people about self-harm
Who is the course for?
Relevant to all staff, particularly those with a pastoral role. It is also relevant to non-school staff
Book now: www.lawnswoodpartnership.co.uk