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Understanding Self-harm for Professionals

24th November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm



This workshop aims to get any professional who works with children, young people or their families thinking about the issue of self-harm. Held within a safe, relaxed forum, the workshop will give you a chance to share and explore your thoughts, responses and feelings about this often emotive topic. Through group work you will develop your understanding about what self-harm is, and why someone may be self-harming. We will also explore how people hurt themselves and what signs might indicate that someone is self-harming. It will also cover how to have that first conversation with someone you think may be self-harming. The limits within our role as professionals in dealing with this behaviour will be discussed openly as a group, and by the end of the workshop it is hoped that you will have a greater understanding of self-harm and the issues around it, and feel more confident in supporting someone who is self-harming.


The workshop covers six main areas, including:

  • What is self harm?
  • How do people self harm?
  • Why do people do it?
  • Indications and signs to look out for
  • How to help
  • Appropriate support / next steps


The workshop aims to help you:

  • Increase understanding of self-harm
  • Identify signs that someone may be self-harming
  • Make that first conversation with someone who may be self-harming
  • Know where to go for more help


24th November 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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01636 704 620


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16 London Road
Newark, NG24 1TW United Kingdom
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