Self-harm in Children and Young People

Date & Time:

Thursday 9 March 2023 (09:30 - 11:30)

Venue:

Online Event - Microsoft Teams,

Detail:

This session provides an overview of types of self-harm and how they present in children and young people. Attendees will be provided with an overview of the common warning signs and causes of self-harm in children and young people. The session will help improve confidence in attendees to support children and young people by identifying causes, considering the effects of myths and stigma, along with how to have conversations about self-harming behaviours. The session closes by ensuring attendees are aware of the support available for children and young people across Hertfordshire and nationally in the form of support services, apps and websites.

By the end of the session, attendees will be expected to:

  • Have an increased knowledge as to how self-harm presents in children and young people
  • Be able to spot the warning signs of self-harm in children and young people, both physical and emotional
  • Consider the effect of myths and stigma on how you approach the topic of self-harm with children and young people
  • Be more equipped to support children and young people to manage their self-harming behaviour
  • Have an awareness of further self-harm support services, apps or websites for children and young people

Places Available:

49

Further Information:

Enquiries:

Jane.savage@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Trainer:

Carol Lilley - Herts Mind Network

Venue Details:

Online Event - Microsoft Teams,

(01992 588506)

This is a virtual training course and delegates will be sent an invitation via Microsoft Teams to join the event. Please note that your email address may be visible to other delegates on the Microsoft Teams  invite.