Self Harm and Suicide Prevention training course

This free Self Harm and Suicide Prevention training course aims to empower individuals who seek to make a positive impact in their communities. In this self-harm and suicide prevention course, you'll acquire valuable insights into identifying risk factors. In addition to this, you will gain an understanding of the warning signs, and learning how to provide effective support to those in crisis.

Upon completion of this course, you'll not only possess essential knowledge and skills but also be empowered to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Understanding the complexities of self-harm and suicide prevention will enable you to offer support, intervene effectively, and potentially save lives.

Furthermore, this training cultivates empathy, compassion, and resilience. Thereby, enhancing your ability to navigate sensitive situations with care and confidence. Ultimately, by undertaking this course, you're not merely expanding your expertise; you're actively becoming an advocate for mental health and well-being within your community.

This free self harm and suicide prevention training course is designed specifically for Care and Support Workers. However, it may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Self Harm and Suicide Prevention.We offer our courses for your LMS as SCORM files. Depending on the scope of what you need there may be a charge for this. Please connect to discuss it with us.
  • Understand what is meant by the term self harm
  • Understand what self harm is and the types of self harm
  • Understand reasons for self harm and who might self harm
  • Be aware of the stigma of suicide and self harm and its impact
  • Interventions
  • Be aware of what is required for self harm after care
  • Understand what is meant by suicide
  • Understand the link between self harm and suicide
  • Recognise the warning signs of self harm and suicide
  • Understand risk management of self harm and suicide
  • Be aware of the process of recovery from attempted suicide
  • Understand the impact of working with people who self harm or have suicidal thoughts
This course will take 30 Minutes to complete.

You can access this course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform.

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Alternatively, you can try this free course as a standalone course by filling in the form at the bottom of the page to get instant access.

Self Harm and Suicide Prevention eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Self Harm and Suicide Prevention course

By the end of the training course, you will:

  • Develop an understanding about self harm and suicide
  • Identify the reasons why people self harm and commit suicide
  • Explore the myths and facts surrounding self harm and suicide
  • Know how to identify any concerning behaviour
  • Understand Crisis Plans and what they contain
  • Know what to do and how to respond

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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The module has been greatly received – one of our psychiatrists said it’s the best module she has done in ages.

As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.

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