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Self-Harm Awareness

This Self-Harm training course is designed for anyone involved in supporting someone who self-injuries, including health professionals, support workers, housing staff, teachers, youth workers and volunteers. This online course will help your staff learn the crucial knowledge they require and can be applied to a broad range of professional, or personal, situations.

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About this Self-Harm Awareness Training Course

Self-harm is becoming more and more prevalent among people across the UK and the impact on people who self-harm and their families can last a lifetime. Ensure you are aware of the signs of self-harm, as well as the risk factors, to stop someone you care for from taking it too far.

The purpose of this Self-Harm training course is to ensure your staff know how to support the individual and help staff understand why someone may self-harm. It will teach staff what self-harm is, the different types, what can cause it, risk management, and concepts of self-harm. 

clock (4) Duration Dependent on the delivery method, this online Self-Harm training course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate. 
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this online Self-Harm Awareness training. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
certificate (2) Certification On completion of this online course, either download your Self-Harm Awareness certificate or access it later online.  
Accreditations Accreditations Our online Self-Harm course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care endorsed training provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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Self-Harm Awareness Training Course Outline

The aim of this Self-Harm training course is to greater increase your knowledge of self-harm and protecting vulnerable people, as well as the relevant legislation. 

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Defining self-harm

  • Statistics

  • Types

  • Concepts

  • Causes

  • Risk Management

  • Helping

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Self-Harm Awareness Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Self-Harm course, learners should know and understand the following: 
  • Defining self-harm  
    Learn the definition: What is Self-Harm?
  • Statistics  
    Learn self-harm statistics
  • Types  
    Understand the different types of Self-Harm
  • Concepts  
    Know and learn the concepts of Self-Harm
  • Causes  
    Understand the causes of Self-Harm
  • Situations  
    Situations for discussion
  • Risk Management 
    Understand risk management of self-harm
  • Helping  
    How to help and support those suffering 

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Frequently Asked Questions

We have included below some of the most asked questions regarding our Self-Harm training course. 

Who is this Self-Harm training for? This Self-Harm training course is for professionals that either are or could be involved in supporting someone who self-harms, including health and social care professionals, support workers, teachers, housing staff, or youth workers. 




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Self-Harm Awareness Training Course Delivery Methods

Our Self-Harm training courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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It's easy to get certified in Self-Harm Awareness

Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this Self-Harm training course by calling us or sending us a message. 
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the Self-Harm training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose. 
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Self-Harm Awareness certificate from the portal.

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