01 Dec 2017 10:30 - 01 Dec 2017 15:30
Just attention seeking? What self-harm is really about
Date: December 01, 2017
Why you should attend? Issues involving the emotional and mental health of pupils are unfortunately all too common in schools. Young people today are under more pressure than ever before and for some, the ability to cope and reduce stress may seem almost impossible. This seminar will explore ways for staff to better understand the reasons that children self-harm and what they can do to support them and their peers.
10:30 Welcome & Introductions
10:35 Understanding self-harm
(stats, triggers, functions)
11:45 Understanding self-harm
13:30 Responding to self-harm
(spotting the signs, how to broach suspected self-harm, language use, alternative coping strategies)
14:45 Responding to self-harm
Satveer Nijjar, Independent Trainer
Since graduating in 2012 with a First Class Honours in Psychology, I have set up as a Freelance Trainer specialising in delivering Self-Harm training.
I have delivered training for the last 10 years, concentrating on it full time for the last four years. I deliver bespoke sessions to professionals of all backgrounds; medical staff, social workers, housing staff and teachers are some of my recent attendees. I also have a huge passion for delivering sessions within the school setting, working with secondary school pupils in particular. Whether for professionals or students, my sessions aim to increase understanding and reduce stigma by providing honest delivery combining both lived and academic experience.
Venue: Broadway House, Tothill Street, Westminster, SW1H 9NQ
Cost: Member £200