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Research call: Practitioner views of the CaTS-App
The University of Nottingham are inviting professionals working across different settings with young people who have self-harmed to share their views on the CaTS-app – which aims to improve shared understanding and assessment of self-harm between young people and professionals.
How our Wellbeing Programme is helping us to stay connected
Two of our wonderful team members, Dani and Emma, lead our Wellbeing Programme for the internal Storm Skills Training team. They’re passionate and committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our team and are invested in promoting a happy and supportive environment.
Since getting the go ahead from our CEO Bianca and our Board, they have introduced and grown a programme which has gone from strength to strength. We are so proud and thankful to them for developing this idea.
In this piece Dani and Emma tell us how it all began, what they’ve learned, and what their plans are for the future.
NSPA Conference: Reflections and learnings from the Storm Skills Training team
This year the NSPA conference brought the suicide prevention community face to face for the first time in three years.
The conference is always an important date in the Storm Skills Training calendar, and three of our wonderful team were among those who came together to learn, share, and connect; Bianca Romanyk (CEO), Keith Waters (Director) and Becky Jagodzinski (Research and Evaluation Coordinator). We asked them to share their thoughts on this year’s conference.
Interview with Professor Nav Kapur on the development of NICE guidelines and the year ahead
Nav Kapur is Professor of Psychiatry and Population Health at the University of Manchester and an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at the Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust.
He has worked in suicide prevention for 25 years, published books and many academic articles, and leads the suicide programme at the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health as well as sitting on a number of advisory groups and NICE guidelines.
Reaching shared understanding, assessment and structured support around self-harm with a young person? The CaTS-app could help with that…
We were very happy to have the wonderful Ellen Townsend join us back in September 2021 as keynote speaker for our Webinar: Responding effectively to young people who self-harm.
So many of you that attended, or watched the webinar on replay, reached out to us for more information about the CaTS (Card Sort Task for Self-Harm) and we heard you, so we got back together with Ellen and the lovely Jo and Camilla from the team at the University of Nottingham to find out more about the tool and how they are working to develop it further…
3 Questions with Shilla Patel
In this edition of Three Questions, we speak to Shilla Patel. Shilla is a member of the Lived Experience Network run by the National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA), she also sits on our Product Review Steering Group.
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