Self-harm is far more common than people realise, with many people who self-harm tending to hide their injuries. It’s therefore crucial that you recognise the signs and identify the causes quickly so you can provide the care and support needed, when it’s needed.

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About the course

This exceptional online training resource comprehensively explores self-harm and its surrounding issues, training you to respond appropriately.

Who is this course for?

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • What is self-harm?
  • Why do people self-harm?
  • How do people self-harm?
  • Self-injury
  • Self-poisoning
  • Secrecy
  • How often do people self-harm?
  • Who self-harms?
  • Factors which may lead to self-harm
  • Self-esteem
  • Using self-harm as a release
  • Self-harm and mental health
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Prison
  • Consequences of self-harm
  • Emotional detachment
  • Suicide
  • Diagnosis & treatment
  • Delaying techniques
  • Self-harm diaries
  • Distraction techniques
  • Safer self-harm
  • Support groups
  • Hospital treatment
  • No harm contracts
  • Assessment
  • Signs of self-harm injuries
  • Discovering someone is self-harming
  • Responding to self-harm
  • Carers & self-harm support
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

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£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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