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Interactive Webinar: Understanding & Supporting Young People with Self-Harm

March 15, 2022 @ 10:30 AM 1:00 PM GMT

With more than a third (36%) of 16–25-year-olds in Britain having self-harmed at some point in their lives *, there has never been a more crucial time to be at the forefront of youth mental health.

KIP Education’s Understanding & Supporting Young People with Self-Harm training is a practical course designed to equip participants with the tools to reshape these statistics and support at-risk young people.

This unique interactive webinar covers the latest theory, research and evidence-based practice guidelines on the detection, prevention, and management of self-injury & self-harming behaviours in young people.

Learn how to make a difference to at-risk young people by building on your core skills, improving your ability to talk about this sensitive topic with young people, assess if they’re ready to make a change, and decide on an appropriate treatment plan.

This course is ideal for those who want to expand their knowledge as a relevant resource for their work with young people.


On completion of this training, participants will gain:

  • An overview of the latest research on the extent of self-harm among young people and the groups at highest risk.
  • An understanding of why young people self-harm and key steps to help young people reduce their harming
  • Alternative coping strategies for individuals who self-harm
  • An understanding of physical and emotional indicators of self-harm.
  • Exploration and understanding of invitations a person at risk of self-harm may give
  • Learn clear and practical information on how to explore self-harm and respond appropriately
  • Show how to lead constructive self-talk
  • Where to refer young people to specialist support and an introduction to the resources that are available

On Completion Of This Course, You Will Receive A Certificate And Resources That Can Be Used Towards Your Continued Professional Development (CPD)


This course will benefit a range of people, including:

  • Teachers
  • Pastoral staff
  • Youth workers
  • Youth Offending teams
  • Social and health care professionals
  • Community groups
  • Parents/carers
  • Volunteers


“Everyone, whether parent, teacher, manager, or child, should hear what KIP Education have to say. The training was superb, thought provoking, informational, and motivational. Nowhere else could I have got the vital information this training provided. Everyone should know what KIP is telling you about drugs and drug misuse and the impact it has on young people lives.”

Social Worker – Camden

“This course covered all aspects that I could need – well done! Fun, interesting and a great use of case studies and life skills”

PSHE Lead – Malton, North Yorkshire

“Thank you for all these tools. The way you facilitated the training made it really easy and pleasant to contribute. It was really informative, especially as it was delivered by you, who has experienced the topic.”

Headteacher – Manchester

Training is highly participatory and interactive.

Our experienced trainers support participants through interactive exercises and facilitated discussions, creating a safe space for reflection, sharing and professional development.

Get in touch
Tel: 0208 207 5567