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Understanding Self Injury


April 23


09:30 am - 04:30 pm

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Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/understanding-self-injury-tickets-55712692162


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Sky Room - Conference Room, YMCA

Harding Road Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3AE

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, GB, ST1 3AE

A 1 day course to develop your confidence and skills to work with people who self-injure for all staff members, including managers, volunteers and carers who work with people who self-injure or are affected by the issues brought up by self-injury.

What will you learn?

You will:

• Be able to define self-injury and understand how it differs from self-harm, suicide and parasuicide 
• Be aware of the myths and prejudices surrounding self-injury
• Know about the underlying issues that can cause or trigger self-injury
• Understand the practical and emotional support needs of clients who self-injure and also staff who work closely with them
• Know which interventions work be aware of those that don’t
• Gain greater understanding of clients and staff interventions through case studies
• Have developed an outline for an organisational Self-Injury Policy
• Know about statutory and non-statutory resources for supporting people who self-injure

The course is delivered by Homeless link and is FREE to attend.

Lunch and refreshments provided

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