WEBINAR: Responding effectively to young people who self-harm

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Missed our live webinar? No worries, you can watch the recording on demand at your own convenience.
The live webinar took place on Wednesday, 15th September 2021.

Webinar: Responding effectively to young people who self-harm

Recording now available
Missed our live webinar? No worries, you can watch the recording on demand at your own convenience.
Whether you work in education or on the frontline with children and young people, ensuring that you know how to respond effectively to young people who self-harm is vital.
We were delighted to be joined by Professor Ellen Townsend at our first community engagement webinar on the 15th September 2021.
Ellen leads the Self-Harm Research Group (SHRG) within the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham. She is a Visiting Professor at the Nottingham Institute of Mental Health and is co-leading the MRC funded programme ‘Adolescent Mental Health and Development in the Digital World.’
Ellen was joined by:
Keith Waters - Honorary Research Fellow (Self-Harm/Suicide Prevention), Centre for Research and Development, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Non-Executive Director of STORM® Skills Training CIC.
Bianca Hegde - CEO of STORM® Skills Training CIC.
Topics covered
In this webinar Ellen updated us on the latest research and;
• The complexity of self-harmful behaviour and the many different compassionate and effective responses

• A review of the effectiveness of psychological interventions for self-harm

• A reflection on the importance of involving people with lived experience of self-harm in research on interventions
Resources
Some of the resources mentioned in this webinar are available to view on the Self Harm Research Group website:
Thank you
A special thank you to Ellen for joining us as our keynote speaker, and to Keith for chairing the session. We would also like to thank everyone who joined us on the day, we hope you found the session informative.

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