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Lewisham Safeguarding Children Partnership

If you are worried about the welfare or safety of a child or young person

Email: mashagency@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 6660

Lewisham Safeguarding Children Partnership

Email: safeguardingpartnership@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 3396

Self-Harm & Suicide Ideation in Young People Awareness

Target Group             Professionals who work directly with children, young people and families, and who contribute to assessing, planning, intervening, 

                                    and reviewing the needs of a child or young person

Trainer:                      John Lincoln - Lewisham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Times:                        10:30am – 3:30pm

Dates:                        TBA

Delegates:                 20 places                              

Aims and Objectives:

  • Provide an overview and develop a better understanding of what self-harm looks like in young people.
  • How practitioners can recognise the common warning signs of self-harm and manage it
  • Identify the management of self-harm and the care pathways.
  • The link between self-harm and suicide ideation.
  • Suicidal intent.
  • Increase knowledge and awareness in in young people including appropriate identification of risk.
  • To gain an understanding of the management of self-harm and suicidality care pathway; where agencies, young people, parents and carers can go for support.


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