Self-harming Behaviours: live training for Foster Carers, Social Workers, Drug Workers and Social Housing teams
The course is suitable for anyone working with young people. It covers the stereotypes, myths and reality of self-harm, drawing upon young people’s actual experiences. We also focus on strategies for assessing and managing the risks of self-harm. The course will also include practical strategies for building resilience.
- Understand what self-harm is
- What might cause a LAC to self-harm?
- Explore ways foster carers might be able to help a LAC to control self-harming behaviour
- Identify other available, useful and helpful resources
This course is for Foster Carers and Adopters as well as their Supervising Social Workers. It is also suitable for Residential Child Care Workers (RCCW) and residential team managers from mainstream, short-breaks and outreach services.
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