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Self Harm - Working With

This two day course is intended to give an overview of self harm to enable practitioners to recognise signs and symptoms, and to respond appropriately.

Multi-session course for

Children and Families branch of Hampshire Children's Services will be given priority, but the training is open to all those who work with children.

Presented by

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Educational Psychology

Related courses

Please be aware that the courses above are related.  You may find it useful to explore the other courses but do please be aware that some of the themes may cross over at times and therefore content may be covered more than once.  That is because each of the courses need to stand as a single learning experience

Day one

  • Explore the meaning of self harm

  • Psychological explanations of self harm

  • Understanding triggers and risk groups

  • Frequently asked questions regarding self harm.

  • Relate the theories to your own practise and share with the rest of the group

Day two

  • We will look  how we can work with individuals who self harm, exploring various psychological interventions that can be used..

  • Delegates will gain experience practising these different approaches.

Intended impact on practice

  • Practitioners will be more confident when they meet or work with a young person who self harms
  • Practitioners will be clear about where they can access support for themselves, and the children and young people they work with.


Other Booking Information

  • Free to HCC CSD employees
  • Free to HCC Foster Carers
  • Cost to Voluntary Sector £140
  • Cost to to others  £200
  • IBC users should book online  Guide for on line booking
  • Those without on-line access should book using this Application Form   
  • Foster Carers: Please use this Application Form to apply for training after liaising with your FPSW

All charged bookings are subject to a late cancellation fee.  Please exercise responsible booking practice and see our Cancellation Policy for full details.  Notification of any changes to bookings must be sent by email to



Provided by: Children's Services Workforce Development Team

Course code: XXCK0177

Subscribers: £0