Understanding Self-Harm, Friends Meeting House, Thursday, 03. September 2020

 What is Understanding and Working with Self Injury?
It is a half-day educational and awareness raising workshop, with an emphasis on experiential learning and participation.Who is it for?Anyone involved in supporting someone who self injures: including health professionals, support workers, housing staff, teachers, youth workers and are the training goals?The session combines various teaching methods including discussion, an experiential exercise, small group and pair work and whole group discussion. Each participant receives a resource pack with further learning materials and information about sources of support. The workshop is facilitated to encourage a safe and effective learning addressed in the workshop include:

Attitudes and preconceptions toward self-injury
The dynamics, meaning and functions of self-injury
Causes and triggers
Cycles of harm
Helpful and unhelpful responses to people who self-injure
Alternative coping strategies
Organisational and clinical responses to self injury

Eligibility for a funded training place
This training has been funded by Public Health at Brighton & Hove City Council. To be eligible for a funded place you need to be working in the Brighton & Hove area with people in vulnerable or high risk groups. As a guide, training places are initially limited to 3 places per course, per organisation. However, for larger organisations further places may be available.
The following exclusion criteria apply to eligibility for funded places:

People not working or volunteering within Brighton & Hove City (City boundary here)
Staff working in traditional ***** Social Care roles
Employees of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

If you are unsure about your eligibility for a funded place, or would like further information please contact Grassroots ******* Prevention directly.

Whole Courses
Whole Courses can be a cost-effective way of training your team in your own venue. If your organisation is based in Brighton & Hove and works with at risk target groups we may be able to offer a discount based on the allocation of funded places. Please contact us to discuss your exact training needs, and possible discounts and funding options. 

Thursday, 03. September 2020, Friends Meeting House, Understanding Self-Harm

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