Introduction to self-harm in children and young people


Two sessions on 20 September will provide an introduction to self-harm among children and young people.


The course will provide:

  • An insight into the minds of children and young people who self-harm

  • Awareness of the various types of self-harm and associated risks

  • Practical strategies to engage and support children and young people who self-harm

  • Confidence to support colleagues and parents/carers working with children and young people who self-harm

  • An overview of the self-harm and overdose assessment and risk management including the appropriate referral pathways

  • Information on the treatments and case offered by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)


The course will take place in Maidstone and delegates can choose to attend either a morning or an afternoon session.

To sign up to attend the training, please visit the Events page.

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