Attention seeking or something more? What is self-harm really all about?
Date & Time
Friday, March 31, 2023, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Start Time
3:30 PM
Detailed event description
Self-harm is a topic that is often misunderstood, feared and taboo. The session will help improve understanding of self-harm and the responses we give when presented with it. We shall look at what self-harm is, what leads someone to self-harm, the functions of the behaviour and a best practice response.

Attend this session to:

• Understand self-harm behaviours, triggers and functions
• Understand the importance of language and the impact of certain phrases commonly used when supporting someone who is self-harming
• How best to support someone who self-harms