Self-Harm Awareness - Lite Bite

Date & Time:

Tuesday 14 January 2020 (10:00 - 12:00)


Hertford, County Hall, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DF


Stage 2


This training is classed as a ‘Lite Bite’ and so attendance is free of charge to all agencies. Non-attendance and late-cancellation charges still apply.


Target Audience: Frontline professionals working with children and young people.


Aim of the Course:

  1. To improve the quality of support, advice and guidance offered to young people who self-harm, or maybe at risk of committing suicide.
  2. Offer consistent support to children and young people no matter what point of contact, to standardise the response of agencies regardless of what type of agency.
  3. To increase knowledge, skills and competence of staff to recognise the signs and respond appropriately when working with a young person who self-harms, and/or knows of someone who self-harms.
  4. To meet a locally identified need by service providers and commissioners.
Learning Outcomes:
  • An understanding of why young people self-harm
  • Strategies for responding to a disclosure of self-harm
  • Questioning skills with young people who self-harm
  • Alternative coping strategies for young people who self-harm and the key steps to help them reduce their harming

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Further Information:



Abi Frith Bernard

Venue Details:

Hertford, County Hall, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DF