Understanding Self-Harm for International Schools

Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body. A person may use physical pain as a way of distracting themselves from emotional pain, giving them temporary relief.

Course description

This course covers:

    • what self-harm is and why people self-harm
    • facts and figures on the prevalence of selfharm and what factors make people more likely to self-harm
    • common triggers for self-harm
    • the different types of self-harm including the more obvious signs and less obvious ones
    • the indicators that someone may be selfharming
    • the support in place to help someone who is self-harming including distraction techniques and someone to talk to if they feel the need to self-harm
    • ways of accessing support for someone who is self-harming
    • further support on self-harm including services and helplines that are available.

Buy as part of a training package

This course can be bought  as an addition to EduCare for Education for International SchoolsPlease contact us if you would like more information or a quotation.

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Why EduCare?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.

EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.

With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience Education

  • Optional narration for accessibility
  • One CPD credit, with individual personalised downloadable certificates.
  • 70% pass mark.
  • Additional resources for further learning and printable modules for future reference.

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What customers say

The great thing with the package is that it is easily accessible and training records can be downloaded onto excel. The governing board complete courses on a termly basis. So far they have covered child protection, online exploitation, prevent and SEND code of practice.

Chris Sargeant

Head teacher, Morchard Bishop Primary School