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Self-Harm and Eating Disorders – Providing Positive Support

How to identify and support students before it's too late

Open Training Course Open Course
Inhouse Training Course In-house

Suitable for: Pastoral leaders, heads of years, form tutors, boarding staff and other members of staff who want to provide effective support for self-harm and eating disorders.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary
  • Further Education
  • Special

Course Reference: 7486WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now

Students who have recovered from self-harm and eating disorders often cite the pivotal role that a supportive school can play. This course draws on the experiences and best practice outlined by over 1000 school staff and hundreds of students who have overcome self-harm or eating disorders. We aim to provide you with a wide range of ideas and strategies, and renewed confidence in your ability to support students causing concern.

  • Understand what self-harm and eating disorders are and why people develop them
  • Use risk factors and warning signs to determine who needs support
  • Handle difficult conversations with students sensitively
  • Respond appropriately to self-harm incidents at school
  • Work with parents and peers to support student recovery
  • Use a range of practical strategies to support students in school
  • Make referrals to CAMHS when escalation is appropriate
Outstanding course. Wonderful course leader with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Rhian Davies, Oldfield School
An understanding of the issues and practical advice that I can use within my role. Nicola Wainwright, Heanor Gate Science College

Mon 22nd Jan 2018

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