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Understanding Self-Harm – Waterford

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT

Free

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TRAINING DESCRIPTION

Understanding Self-Harm training is a one-day interactive training developed by the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP).

This one-day training is designed to raise awareness for individuals and agencies who seek to understand more about self-harm, the reasons underlying self-harm behaviours and improve upon personal and agency responses to those who self-harm.

The training is supportive of Connecting for Life in aiming to reduce the stigma of self-harm, improve awareness and sensitivity to self-harm issues and promote effective care services for those who self-harm. The programme seeks to promote the principles of respect, understanding and choice.

CAPACITY

16 (min) – 22 (max) participants

COST

No charge to participants

DURATION

1 day

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

This one-day training will support participants to:

  • Develop participants knowledge and understanding of self-harm and the reasons underlying such behaviour
  • Have an improved sensitivity and awareness of the needs of people who self-harm
  • Consider the relationship between self-harm and suicide
  • Understand the prevalence of self-harm across different age groups and genders
  • Become familiar with the functions, motivations and meanings that underly self-harm behaviour
  • Develop awareness of possible interventions and helpful responses to people who self-harm

DESIGNED FOR

  • Youth Workers and those working with young people in the out of school setting.

Extra information required: If you have any dietary requirements, please can you let us know before the training.

DELIVERED BY

  • National Youth Health Programme (NYHP)

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Kilkenny TBC
Ireland

Organiser

National Youth Council of Ireland
Phone:
+353-1-478-4122
Email:
info@youth.ie
Website:
https://www.youth.ie
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