Suicide and Self Harm

Suicide and Self Harm

Broad Aims: To give the learner a better understanding of how to deal with a self-harm or suicide crisis in differing environments.

Overview: This course is designed to provide learners with an introduction to suicide and self-harm. It will give the learner knowledge and skills to understand reasons why people may engage in such thoughts and/or behaviours, recognise signs, offer early intervention and management skills to an individual exhibiting suicide and/or self-harm thoughts and behaviours.

Learning Outcomes: By the end of the day, learners will be able to:

  • Define the terms Self Harm and Suicide
  • Discuss the reasons for Self Harm and Suicide
  • List the demographics of Suicide and Self Harm in the UK
  • Discuss the risk assessment process for intervention
  • Cite some of the common reactions and stigmas towards people who Self Harm and/or attempt Suicide
  • List recognised strategies to assist someone in crisis
  • Cite some common myths and misconceptions
  • Discuss the terms ASIST and Mental Health First aid
  • Cite where professional help can be sought in a crisis
  • Recognise individual limitations

This course can be run as a Half Day or Full Day.

Prices start from £20 per person