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Understanding Self Harm Online

Our Understanding Self Harm course enables attendees to identify signs, recognise the difference between direct and indirect self-harm and what the different types of self-harm are.
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Understanding Self Harm Online

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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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Jay Benjamin
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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
Louise Sullivan
Louise Sullivan
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
Aneka Roy
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.
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