Who is the course for?
Student and qualified counsellors, teachers, teaching assistants and any other support staff working with parents and carers.
Aims of course:
1 in 10 of us self-harm by taking tablets, cutting, burning, piercing or swallowing objects to name a few.
Some people self-harm regularly as it can become almost addictive and it is more common in certain groups than others. Course participants will gain an understanding of self-harming behaviours and how to respond therapeutically with support towards recovery.
- What is self harm?
- Myths and stereotypes
- Self harm and links to suicide
- Self harm and links to addiction
- How to respond to self harm therapeutically
- How to recover from self harm
- Further help, learning and information
CPD hours: 6
About the host
Elaine Leonard. Elaine is a registered BACP counsellor and counselling supervisor. She has extensive experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and adults in organisations, schools and in private practice. Elaine is an experienced trainer and group facilitator and is currently employed as a supervisor at The CFC.