As ever, delegates can expect to take away a range of knowledge, inspiration, and practical application from implementation in real-life personal and professional situations.
Access to eight sessions including bonus content from expert speakers on all things self-harm (and suicide). These include academic, professional, and user-let perspectives.
CPD-accredited conference with a focus on the theme Building Resilience for the Future. Topics include young people, trauma, additional needs, carers, policy, and practical application.
Line up of confirmed speakers including:
Sarah Kesling (Strategic and Resilience Lead. Harmless and The Tomorrow Project), Dr. Alexandra Pitman (Clinical Associate Professor & Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, University College London), Karen Lascelles (Nurse Consultant, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust), Dr. Sarah Rowe (Associate Professor, Division of Psychiatry, University College London)The practice & acceptability of harm minimisation for self-harm among young people, Sal Smith (Trauma-informed Care Locality Lead, NHS Foundation Trust), Karen Bulsara (Carer Expert-by-Experience, Avon & Wiltshire NHS Mental Health Trust), Leanne Moulton, Colin Menz, Sam Etchells (Harmless & The Tomorrow Project)
This level 1 introductory Children and Young People’s Self Harm Awareness course has been designed for anyone working in educational settings in Barnsley. The aim is to give a foundational understanding of self harm in the context of young people.
Suicide Bereavement (Currently under development)
This course is designed to enable participants to effectively explore and understand the following:
- The magnitude of suicide bereavement
- Suicide loss as a unique form of complex bereavement
- 'Complicated grief', trauma, and other individual responses to suicide
- The wider impact of bereavement on those exposed to or affected by suicide
- The stigma and shame associated with suicide and bereavement
- Bereavement by suicide as a unique risk factor for suicide
- Discuss signposting individuals to appropriate, professional help - a local service perspective from The Tomorrow Project