Course Code: Course Duration: 3 Hours

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This course is now being delivered to groups via live webinar and will be delivered by our professional and qualified educators.
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Self Harm Awareness For Young People training is essential for anyone who supports vulnerable young people who are at risk of attempting suicide or self-harm by a number of means. This course gives you skills and knowledge to recognise self harm and ligature injuries.

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Childcare Courses

Target Group

Managers, team leaders, support workers who work with young people.

Training is delivered to groups of up to fifteen learners.

The term ‘self-harm’ is used to describe a wide range of behaviours. Self-harm in young people is often understood to be a physical response to emotional pain of some kind, and can be extremely addictive. Some self harm behaviours in young people are quite well known, such as cutting, burning or pinching, but there are many, many ways to injure oneself , including abusing drugs and alcohol or having an eating disorder. Sometimes, it’s more important to focus on how someone is feeling rather than what they are doing to themselves.

Everyone has accidents from time to time resulting in cuts, scratches and bruises – but it’s the injuries that are caused on purpose that are considered to be acts of self-harm. Self-harm often happens during times of distress, anger, fear, worry, depression or low self-esteem in order to manage or control negative feelings.

This self harm training is taught onsite for groups of up to fifteen students.

Course Content:

  • Children’s Home Quality Standards and Children’s Homes Regulations (England) 2015)
  • What is self harm
  • Statistics
  • Working with young people
  • Keys for Helping
  • Why do teenagers and children self harm including:
  1. Childhood Experiences
  2. What can we do to help!
  3. Offering emotional support
  4. Helping young people to build their confidence
  • Types of self harm
  • Concepts of self harm
  • Causes of self harm
  • Situations for discussion
  • Risk Management
  • Help

Course Assessment and Certification

Those learners who complete the course and are deemed to have reached the required standard will be awarded a certificate of attendance which is valid for three years.

This half day course is often booked with these half day courses:

We offer a reduced price for 2 half day courses booked for the same date and same venue.


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Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.

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Onsite Training for Self Harm Awareness For Young People

Self Harm Awareness For Young People Training and all of the Mental Health Training Courses we provide can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!