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Parent/Teacher/SNA workshop on Understanding Deliberate Self-Harm 21.11.17

This two-hour seminar for parents on Understanding Self-Harm aims to develop participants' knowledge and understanding of self-harm and the reasons underlying such behaviour. The seminar will also help participants to consider the needs of people who self-harm and gain knowledge of the following:

  • Definitions of self-harm and its relationship with suicide
  • Understanding of the prevalence of self-harm across different age groups and genders
  • The functions, motivations and meanings underlying self-harm
  • Awareness of the needs of people who self-harm and how to demonstrate improved sensitivity
  • Possible interventions and helpful responses in responding to people who self-harm
  • Information on the appropriate and relevant supports and services, locally and nationally.

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Course date 21-11-2017 7:00 pm
Course End Date 21-11-2017 9:00 pm
Cut off date 21-11-2017 7:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Josephine Rigney, Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention - Laois/Offaly
Number Hours 2
Location Laois Education Support Centre

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