These behaviours are among the most perplexing and misunderstood reactions to distress and trauma despite being engaged in by over 12% of young Australians.
This insightful and evidence-driven course demystifies self-harming behaviours, counters common misconceptions, and explores the diverse forms self-harm can take.
From a compassionate, recovery-oriented and harm reduction perspective, we explore why people self-harm, what to look out for and how professionals and families can best respond and offer support.
- Understanding self-harm:
types, reasons and prevalence
- Links with mental illness and
- Myths and misconceptions
- Risk and protective factors
- Signs and symptoms
- Harm minimisation
- Support and prevention
- Helpful tools and resources
This course includes
- Engaging, up-to-date materials.
- Take-home reference package and free online resources.
- All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
- Post-course contacts for help and advice.
- Certificate of attendance.