Self-harm Awareness training for staff who work face to face with school age children,  young adults and/or adults, delivered by Satveer Niijar –a trainer with a wealth of experience in this area. To find out more, see her website:

http://satveernijjar.com/

This course is funded by Public health Clinical Commissioner.

You will need to include in your application an email from your Line Manager email approval stating that :

  • You regularly serve the population of Gloucestershire County (face to face or via Clinical Desk)
  • You have already secured time off (A/L shift swap or rest day) to attend
  • You are committed to attending this training and will attend if you book a place

This is due to previous episodes of staff booking on and not attending these types of courses.

As confirmed by your line manager-you will be a frontline practitioner who has clients where self-harming can be present.

Course Aim

To raise awareness of self -harm, equip practitioners to ask people if they have ever intended or thought about self- harm and be able to respond safely and effectively.

Learning Outcomes

The session covers:

  • Prevalence
  • Definition
  • Triggers
  • Functions
  • Language use
  • Self -harm v’s suicide
  • Responses

Whole day training; 9.00 – 4.30pm Please bring your own lunch, tea and coffee provided.

Parking available at Dowty’s Sports and Social Club, limited parking at Alexandra Warehouse

  •  Tuesday 21st May Alexandra Warehouse room AW11
  • Thursday 11th July Dowty Sports and Social Club Meeting Room- limited places
  • Thursday 3rd October Dowty Sports and Social Club Meeting Room
  • Wednesday 27th November Dowty Sports and Social Club- Lounge

How to Book

Book by emailing jane.hayhurst@glos-care.nhs.uk with

Name:

Email address:

Organisation:

AND Line Manager email approval stating that :

  • You regularly serve the population of Gloucestershire County (face to face or via Clinical Desk)
  • You have already secured time off (A/L shift swap or rest day) to attend
  • You are committed to attending this training and will attend if you book a place