Supporting Children who Self-Harm or have Suicidal Ideation

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Welcome to our webinar, "Understanding and Helping with Self-Harm and Suicidal Thoughts in Schools." This course is tailored for educators and school staff, and it's here to help you grasp the rising issue of self-harm and thoughts of suicide among young people. By the end of this session, you'll have practical insights and tools to support your students better, making your school a safer place.

Key Highlights:

1. Understanding the Rising Concerns:

  • Get to the bottom of why more and more young people are struggling with self-harm and thoughts of suicide.

  • Learn about the things in society and their emotions that can lead to these problems.


2. Ways to Help Students:

  • Discover useful ways and techniques to support children and young people who are thinking about hurting themselves or having suicidal thoughts.

  • Learn how to spot early signs, create a safe environment for talking, and know what to do to help.


3. Supporting School Staff:

  • Understand why it's important to help school staff recognise and assist students in distress.

  • Find out how to look after your school's staff and give them the knowledge and resources they need to handle difficult situations.


Our aim is to give educators the skills and understanding to deal with self-harm and suicidal thoughts within the school. After this webinar, you'll be more ready to make your school a caring place where students feel valued and listened to. 

Join us in this important exploration of an issue that affects our young people, and together, let's make a positive impact on their lives.

Delivered by our guest safeguarding expert Debbie Innes-Turnill. Debbie has been a teacher for 30 years, a lecturer at Birmingham University and an independent safe guarding consultant.

Study time: 45 mins