Working with Young People who Self Harm

Date & Time:

Thursday 23 January 2020 (9.30 am - 4.30 pm)


The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 7th Floor 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London


Working with Young People who Self Harm

To help participants develop their knowledge and skills in relation to deliberate self harm (DSH)

Target Audience: Groups 2 -5 Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff, who may be in a position to identify concerns about maltreatment. Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking section 47 enquiries, including professionals from health, education, police and children’s social care; those who work with complex cases and social work staff responsible for co-ordinating assessments of children in need.

Aims & Objectives: The aim of this one day workshop is:

  • To define DSH and different ways this can show itself
  • To increase understanding of some of the important issues relating to DSH
  • To discuss the physical, emotional and psychological indicators of DSH
  • To explore best practice, locally and nationally
  • To provide the opportunity for participants to reflect on their own practice and how organisations can best manage DSH in young people
  • To develop participants´ skills and confidence in responding to young people who self-harm 

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Further Information:


One day



Specialists from Greenwich CAMHS

Venue Details:

The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 7th Floor 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London

(020 8854 8888)


The Woolwich Centre is opposite the Town Hall, with the entrance on Wellington Street.

Woolwich Arsenal

Woolwich Arsenal

North Greenwich then bus 422, 161, 472


There is Multi-storey car parking in Calderwood St and Meter parking