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22 October 2018

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Objectives

Individual Learning Session: Self-harm and Suicide Awareness Series – Part A - Self Harm

At the end of this session you will:

  • Understand the importance of seeking the advice, input and support of those with the specialist skills, knowledge and appropriate qualifications for working with people who are at risk of self-harm.
  • Know when, how and why they should work closely with the specialist services and other professionals who have expertise and a formal role in advising on how to prevent self-harm.
  • Be aware of any national and local policies and procedures about how to address the needs of those who are at risk of self-harm.
  • Know that where there is a risk of self-harm and/or it should always be taken seriously and not be minimised or ignored.
  • Understand that those who engage in self-harm do so for complex reasons and that it is detrimental to their wellbeing for others to dismiss it as merely "attention seeking" behaviour.
  • Understand their responsibilities and limitations when working with someone who is at risk of self-harm. (This includes being honest when they feel out of their depth and seeking appropriate advice and support from a supervisor or specialist in this field.)
  • Know that self-harm and attempted suicide, though self-inflicted, are nevertheless forms of abuse.
  • Have gained an overview of the topics covered and identified any further personal learning needs and skills gaps in relation to the topics covered.
The learning objectives in this session link in to the following units:
  • Care Certificate:
    • 10.1 Understand the principles of Safeguarding adults:
      • 10.1d - Describe what constitutes harm
      • 10.1e - Explain why an individual may be vulnerable to harm or abuse
      • 10.1h - Describe the nature and scope of harm to and abuse of adults at risk


  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management:
    • Optional Units:
      • HSC 3058 - Enable individuals with behavioural difficulties to develop strategies to change their behaviour


  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities:
    • Optional Units – Group B:
      • HSC 3058 - Enable individuals with behavioural difficulties to develop strategies to change their behaviour


  • Level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma (including Generic, Dementia and Learning Disability Pathways):
    • Group C units – Optional competence units:
      • HSC 3058 - Enable individuals with behavioural difficulties to develop strategies to change their behaviour