Introduction to Self-Harm


20/11/2024 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Who the course is for: This course is for those working with children and young people (in any capacity), and parents, carers, or those caring for children and young people.

About this course: Delivered by the MYA RAISE Team, this Bitesize course gives an introduction to why young people may self-harm, and an emphasis made that self-harm is a behaviour, not a mental illness. Positive strategies are explored for adults to use with children and young people, along with helpful apps, tips and resources on how you can promote aspects of resilience from this. This bitesize is informed by NICE Guidance.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Understanding of the reasons young people self-harm.
  2. An awareness of positive strategies to use with children and young people who self-harm.
  3. Understanding of the self-harm cycle.

Time length: 1 hour

Delivery method: via Zoom. You will receive confirmation and a link to the session from the deliverer via email before the course date.

Delivered by: Mia Magee (



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