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
One 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: six hours
Vicky has been a qualified MBACP counsellor for over 21 years, with 27 years experience
of working with addiction.. She is FDAP Certified (Federation of Alcohol and Drug
Practitioners), and is an experienced trainer.