This is a half-day (3.5 hours) education and awareness workshop. It is informal in style with an emphasis on experiential learning and participation. The course can be tailored to meet the needs of individual groups.
Anyone involved in supporting someone who self-injures, including health professionals, support workers, housing staff, teachers, youth workers and volunteers.
The session combines various teaching methods, including:
On completing the course, each participant will be able to:
Additionally, each participant will receive a certificate plus an emailed resource pack with further learning materials and information.
"The course has made me aware of reasons behind self-injury, made me more sensitive to clients and more confident to support them. It will definitely improve my practice."
|Individual place||Whole course|
|Voluntary sector organisation or
smaller1 organisation (any sector)
|1smaller means less than 50 paid staff.
* plus return mileage from Brighton to your venue at 45 pence per mile.
We regularly run training courses in Brighton & Hove that anyone can book onto. Please check our list of upcoming courses and make a booking by clicking the Eventbrite link below. Payment can be made by PayPal, credit card, cheque or invoice.
This is a cost-effective way of training between 8 and 20 people in your own venue. Two trainers deliver the Understanding Self-Injury session, which lasts 3.5 hours with two short breaks. Please contact our office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for available dates or more information.
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"Suicide is everyone's business; it devastates so many lives no matter who you are, where you work or where you live. We want to use every method available to us to make Sussex, and beyond, a place where people thinking about suicide are supported and helped in their workplace and their community."