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Training on Self-Harm - Managing Self-Harm Behaviour (Naranjo Consultants/HarmLESS Psychotherapy)
This course has been approved by the BPS Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The course is offered by Naranjo Consultants/HarmLESS Psychotherapy
Course information has been provided by Naranjo Consultants/HarmLESS Psychotherapy.
This workshop will provide frontline professionals with tools to work with people who self-harm on an ongoing basis. The workshop aims to introduce the topic of self-harm as a way of coping. It reviews current research and treatment options.
09:30 - 10:00 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch break (lunch is not provided)
16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop gives you the opportunity to explore why people resort to self-harm in order to express their pain and anguish. There will be discussion on the links between self- harm and suicide. Current approaches to intervention and treatment will be presented.
The workshop explores attitudes and the effects of working/caring for a person who self-harms. You will learn more about how to support people who self-harm to understand why they do it and how to bring it under control.
The workshop has been designed in conjunction with people with lived experience of using self-harming behaviour as a way of coping.
This workshop is suitable for frontline professionals.
Learning outcomes and objectives
- Understand why each individual self-harms
- Harm minimisation: What does it mean?
- Develop and implement care plans
- Links between self-harm and suicide
- Explore current research on self harm
- Increase participant’s confidence when approaching people who self harm
- Review attitudes and myths around self harm
- Increased knowledge of self harm, the reasons why people engage on self harming behaviour, who is at higher risk and what are the available treatment options.
Facilitator: Maria Naranjo MBPsS
Maria qualified as a Psychotherapist at Malaga University (Spain). Maria is registered with COSCA Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland as Associate Member. She holds a Postgraduate Teaching Qualification and has trained as a trainer with EVOC (Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council). Maria is an ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) trainer.
Maria has been working with people who self harm for almost a decade, has delivered frontline services, line managed staff and volunteers, provided strategic and managerial support to services aimed at people who self-harm and has delivered training to nearly 3,000 professionals.
- BPS members:£75
- Voluntary Sector: £69
- Student: £40
Fees include VAT, materials, teas and coffees.
How to book:
Complete the attached HarmLESS Psychotherapy Self-Harm booking form and return it with your payment to the address provided on the booking form.
If you require further information or if you require an invoice, please contact:
Mobile: 0755 705 6049
Naranjo Consultants, Daybreak House, 12 Marchhall Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 5HL