- To develop participants’ knowledge and understanding of self-injury – its nature and reasons for it
- To explore the needs of young people who self-injure
- To identify strategies to reduce / stop self-injury
- To start to think about policy development within the school setting
- To think about widening awareness and understanding in the whole school
Alternatively, in-house training can be tailored to the needs of your organisation and is delivered throughout the U.K. and Ireland. If you have a group who would benefit from this training and would like us to come to you phone 0117 927 9600 or email.
This training day effectively combines theory and practice in a way that aims to meet the needs of those working specifically within the school setting, with young people who self harm.
* What is self-injury?
* Why do young people self-injure?
* What are the needs of young people who self-injure? Strategies to reduce / stop self-injury.
* What issues are raised when working with self-injury in schools?
* Assessing current provision
* Developing policy and procedures
* Widening awareness and understanding within the whole school
Teachers want to be able to talk about self harm at a broad conceptual level (77%), as well as know what they can say to offer advice and support to individuals who are self harming (82%). Cello/Young Minds 2012
“One of – if not the best training day in twenty years of teaching – thanks Fiona!” T. Wilks, Dauntsey’s School
“Right now I feel like I have the knowledge to help young people with self harming as I understand it so much more. Very useful and interesting day. Thank you!” V. Frane, Braunton Academy
“[Something I particularly enjoyed was] constructive conversations with other staff about school-specific procedures and other people’s experiences.” K. Hughes, Cotham School
“Excellent delivery, very knowledgeable.” F. Airey, Fairfax School
“Thank you. I am sure that we will now be able to develop a whole school policy following your excellent training.” Teacher, Croesyceiliog School