Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Self-Harm online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Self-Harm online training module:

1. Introduction to self-harm:
• Definition and types of self-harm behaviors
• Prevalence and demographics
• Myths and misconceptions

2. Understanding the reasons behind self-harm:
• Psychological, emotional, and social factors
• Mental health disorders commonly associated with self-harm (e.g., depression, borderline personality disorder)
• Risk factors and warning signs

3. Impact on individuals and society:
• Physical and psychological consequences of self-harm
• Relationship between self-harm and suicide
• Stigma and societal attitudes towards self-harm

4. Recognition and assessment:
• Identifying signs of self-harm
• Communication strategies when discussing self-harm with patients
• Risk assessment and safety planning

5. Treatment and support:
• Multidisciplinary approaches to managing self-harm
• Evidence-based interventions and therapies
• Referral pathways and available resources (e.g., crisis helplines, support groups)

6. Self-care for healthcare professionals:
• Understanding the emotional impact of working with self-harm patients
• Seeking support and supervision

7. Legal and ethical considerations
• Duty of care and safeguarding responsibilities
• Documentation and record-keeping

8. Promoting prevention and awareness:
• Education and early intervention strategies

9. Case studies and interactive scenarios:
• Real-life examples to enhance understanding and application of knowledge

10. Resources and further support:
• Access to relevant guidelines, toolkits, and publications
• Signposting to organizations and helplines for additional support

The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the definition, types, and prevalence of self-harm behaviors.
2. Recognize the psychological, emotional, and social factors that contribute to self-harm.
3. Identify the common mental health disorders associated with self-harm.
4. Recognize the physical and psychological consequences of self-harm.
5. Understand the relationship between self-harm and suicide.
6. Identify the signs and risk factors of self-harm.
7. Develop effective communication strategies when discussing self-harm with patients.
8. Conduct a comprehensive risk assessment and safety planning for individuals who self-harm.
9. Understand the multidisciplinary approaches and evidence-based interventions for managing self-harm.
10. Know the available resources and referral pathways for individuals who self-harm.
11. Recognize the importance of self-care for healthcare professionals working with self-harm patients.
12. Understand the legal and ethical considerations related to self-harm.
13. Promote prevention and awareness of self-harm through education and early intervention strategies.
14. Challenge stigma and create a supportive environment for individuals who self-harm.
15. Apply the knowledge gained through case studies and interactive scenarios.
16. Access relevant resources and support for ongoing learning and professional development.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Self-Harm online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.