SafeGuards Training For Children and Adult Services
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Many people work with children/youth who engage in self-injurious behaviour; however few really feel comfortable or knowledgeable about the issue and in turn refer the child/youth for psychiatric consultation. Self-harm can be a way of coping with problems; a way to express feelings that can’t otherwise be articulated; it is used to mask or release emotional pain. Self-harm provides an immediate solution with serious harmful outcomes.
Thourgh this training you will learn more about the issues, empathetic listening, problem-solving skill building, and effective assessment and treatment intervention for self-injurious behaviour in order to be prepared for children/youth that approach you about their self-injurious behaviour. The importance of adequate preparation in this area of concern is crucial to assessment, treatment and referral of children/youth who engage in self-injury.
• This training will provide you with the tools to work with children and youth who self-harm.
• Learn about the issues surrounding self-harm, understand why youth do it and how to bring this behaviour under control.
• Understand the warning signs and the attitudes and myths around self-harm.
• Learn how to identify those at risk, learn how to approach youth who self-harm, and develop a range of treatment strategies to help.
COST: Please contact for pricing
AUDIENCE: The training is for professionals and caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to deal with children/youth who engage in self-harming behaviour.
GROUP DISCOUNT: 20% Discounts for groups of four or more. Please contact Donna Stevens at (905) 889-5030 ext 121 or [email protected]
If you would like this or other training as an In-Service training, please contact [email protected]