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 26 years experience of working with addictions. MBACP counsellor, qualified for 21 years and is FDAP certified (Federation of Alcohol and Drug Practitioners).