Attention seeking or something more? What is self-harm really all about?

31/03/2023 15:30 - 16:30

Self-harm is a topic that is often misunderstood, feared and taboo. The session will help improve understanding of self-harm and the responses we give when presented with it. We shall look at what self-harm is, what leads someone to self-harm, the functions of the behaviour and a best practice response.

Attend this session to:

  • Understand self-harm behaviours, triggers and functions
  • Understand the importance of language and the impact of certain phrases commonly used when supporting someone who is self-harming
  • How best to support someone who self-harm

Satveer Nijjar, independent trainer, Attention Seekers? Training