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Venue
Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
venue
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
tutors
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (HRWorkforceDevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Adopters / CAH Staff / Childminders / External Care Providers / Foster Carers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adopters and Foster Carers / Adult Social Care / Children and Young People / Safeguarding
Adopters and Foster Carers subcategories
Professional Development
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / General Adult Social Care / Learning Difficulties / Older People / Safeguarding Adult
Children and Young People subcategories
Children's Social Care / Early Years / Safeguarding Children / Sexual Health and Relationships / Single Assessment Framework (Early Help)
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Adult / Safeguarding Children
Event description
In this 1 day training, aimed at all supporters and allies of people who self-harm, you will be provided with the opportunity to: - Understand what self-harm is, and consider why someone might use this strategy as a way of coping with their experiences. - Explore some myths and the impact of stigma for people who self-harm - Hear about what people who hurt themselves have said about self-harm, and what they have found helpful in professional and personal responses - Explore some of the shared challenges faced by supporters of people who self-harm from a wide variety of settings - Gain knowledge and information in order to build confidence when supporting someone who self-harms, including harm minimisation and safer self-harm approaches - Consider your own wellbeing and emotional health needs in a supportive environment. The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions
Learning outcomes
The course has been developed by SISH (Self-Injury Self-Help), a local organisation with more than 15 years track record of facilitating peer-led self-help groups for people who self-harm. The trainer is Sal Ball, who brings 20 years’ experience of working with people who self-harm alongside a passion for assisting allies in developing good practice in this area.
Start Date
Tuesday 29 January 2019
End Date
Tuesday 29 January 2019
Closing Date
Monday 28 January 2019
Times
09:30 - 14:30
Maximum Places
18 
Cost
£40.00 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No