14/05/19 - 09:50:01 | Published in Training

Understanding self-harm and suicide prevention

(free course, see below for further information)
21 May 2019 (PDC), 4.00 – 6.00 p.m.
13 June 2019 (Pakefield Primary School, Lowestoft), 4.00 – 6.00 p.m.
25 June 2019 (Future Education), 4.00 – 6.00 p.m.

Outline:
This training will cover self-harm and suicide prevention within the context of schools. It is free for all Norfolk and Waveney schools.

Description:
We will consider why young people may self-harm and what schools can do to offer support. We will think about when young people are at risk of suicide, and consider carefully what schools need to do when they are worried about a young person.

Outcomes:
– To increase knowledge about self-harm and suicide
– To understand how schools can support young people
– Be confident in using the guidance ‘What to do if you believe a child might be at risk of suicide’

Audience:
Headteachers, senior leaders (schools), designated safeguarding staff, school mental health leads, pastoral staff, other school staff interested in self-harm and suicide prevention

Trainer: Bianca Finger-Berry, Critical Incident Lead Officer, EPSS

Booking Information:
This course is funded as part of our suicide prevention activities for Norfolk & Waveney- we expect attending schools to share the content of this course with all staff. Max. 2 delegates per school. http://s4s.norfolk.gov.uk/Search/suicide%20prevention

EPSS