Our Prevent and Anti-radicalisation course enables attendees to understand the difference between Extremism, Radicalisation and Terrorism as well as how the Allport Prejudice Scale works and the involvement within Prevent and Anti-radicalisation.
Learn why it is hard to talk about self harm and how this links to risk levels as well as what strategies are used to support an individual who self harms.
What is self-harm? What are examples of direct and indirect self-harm? What types of behaviour can be expressed as a form of direct self-harm? What are the different types of warning signs that an individual may be self-harming? What the difference is between self-harm and a suicide attempt? Who is more at risk of self-harming behaviours? What types of functions are used to self-harm? What biological, psychological, and environmental factors can cause an individual to self-harm? What Mental Health issues and Mental Illnesses is self-harm often associated with? What can lead to an individual self-harming? What reasons/ life experiences might an individual have to self-harm? What is the cycle of self-harm? What to do when you find out a person is self-harming? How do you aid an individual who is self-harming/ showing self-harming behaviours? Our Understanding Self-Harm course will help you to answer the questions above and more.
A study in the Lancet (medical journal) found that in 2014, 6% of the population had self-harmed, up from 2% in 2000 -with the highest rate in those aged 16-24.
Through our Understanding Self-Harm Training, you will gain an understanding of the different substitutes there are instead of self-harming. You will learn different helping strategies used. You will learn how to stop or reduce someone from self-harming. You will learn how to manage the physical effect of self-harm. You will learn what a safety plan is and what is entailed within the plan. You will learn what the cycle of self-harm is and how it is useful. You will learn what a risk assessment is and what it is used for. You will learn the different risk factors there are within self-harm. You will learn the possible life experiences or reasons for why individuals self-harm. You will also learn who is more likely to self-harm and why.
What does Understanding Self-Harm Training cover?
- What self-harm is and how you can recognise the potential signs.
- Understand the potential causes of self-harm an identify its triggers.
- Understand why it is hard to talk about self-harm and how this links to risk levels.
- Recognise different strategies that can are used to support someone who self-harms.
- Understand how to look after yourself in this situation.
- Gain knowledge of the importance of communication.
Who is our Understanding Self-Harm Training for?
Our Understanding Self-Harm course is for everyone. Having this knowledge whether you work in a non-care or care sector, having this knowledge will help you to aid an individual who may be self-harming or who is showing self-harming behaviour.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Discuss the importance of communication.
- Discuss the behaviour that can be shown when an individual is direct self-harming.
- Recognise different strategies that can be implemented to aid an individual.
- Be able to recognise the warning signs.
- Demonstrate how to use a safety plan.
- Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies that will increase your knowledge about how to aid an individual who is self-harming.
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