Understanding self harm

Understanding Self Harm
Course Description

In-House Certification

4 hours

Group

The phrases ‘self harm’ or ‘self injury’ are used to describe a wide range of behaviours. There are many misunderstandings related to these behaviours and the reasons why they occur.

Self-harm is often understood to be a physical response to an emotional pain of some kind, and can be very addictive. Some of the things people do are quite well known, such as cutting, burning or pinching, but there are many ways to hurt yourself, including abusing drugs and alcohol or having an eating disorder.

This course explores what self-harm is, who does it and how to recognise potential signs and also explores methods to support an individual who displays this behaviour.

Attendees will be able to:

Describe what self harm is and how to recognise potential signs
Discuss the potential causes of self harm and identify its possible triggers
Identify strategies to support someone who self harms
Explore possible options for self help and external help
Risk assess and reduce the risks associated with the behaviour

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