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Understanding Self Harm Online
About Understanding Self Harm Online
What is self-harm? How and why is self-harm so common? What are the stigmatisations of self-harm? What are the different types of self-harm? What is the difference between self-harm and a suicide attempt? Who can self-harm? Why do people resort to self-harming? How can biological, stress, psychological and environmental factors affect an individual? What other conditions are associated with self-harming behaviours? What can lead to self-harming? Our Understanding Self-Harm course will help you answer the questions above and more. In 2014 there were 6% of the population who have self-harmed before in the age bracket of 16-24, in 2000 this figure was 2%. In 14 years there as been an increase of self-harming behaviour in 16-24 year olds by 4%. In 2018, 22% of young girls admitted to self-harming behaviours and 9% of young boys admitted to self-harming behaviours. There was 46% of the LGBTQ+ community that has also admitted to self-harming behaviours.
Through our Understanding Self-Harm course, you will gain an understanding of the experiences individuals may go through that causes them to then self-harm or show self-harming behaviours. You will learn how humans are not too far from other animals by how they show self-harming behaviours. You will learn the different characteristics of self-harming behaviours. You will learn what to do and what not to do when supporting an individual that is self-harming. You will learn how risk assessments are important. You will also learn what can be substituted instead of self-harming.
What does this course cover?
- What direct and indirect self-harm is.
- Recognise the difference between self-harm and suicide intents.
- Recognise how a duty of care is involved within caring for individuals who self-harm or show suicidal tendencies.
- Understand the levels of risk, what can increase an individual’s risk of self-harming.
- Demonstrate how to protect yourself and others if the individual may cause danger to more than themselves.
- Develop correct communication strategies to aid an individual who shows self-harming behaviours.
- Explore reasons to why an individual may start to self-harm, what could have caused them to resort to self-harming behaviours.
Who is our Understanding Self Harm Online for?
Our Understanding Self Harm course is for anyone who is looking to increase their knowledge regarding self-harming behaviours. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our Understanding Self Harm course will enables attendees to gain knowledge, skills, and confidence.
What will you achieve?
- Discuss how safeguarding is involved with self-harming.
- Discuss how to manage the physical affects by using a First Aid plan for Mental Health.
- Recognise the signs and symptoms of direct and indirect self-harming behaviours.
- Be able to assess how a risk assessment is important when dealing with a self-harmer.
- Discuss the Cycle of Change and implement this when aiding the individual.
- Develop knowledge, skills and strategies to develop positive environments for individuals who show self-harming behaviours.
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