Learn to recognise the signs of self-harm and suicidal thoughts, as well as how to approach a person you believe is experiencing this. Look at managing and minimising self-harm risk and how to support people dealing with grief after suicide.
This nationally recognised qualification is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm. The knowledge you will gain is not sector-specific but can be applied to a broad range of personal and professional situations. Individuals who may find this course useful to their professional life include teachers, mental health workers, crisis helpline volunteers, support workers, individuals in a safeguarding role, parents or guardians, and others working with individuals who may be at increased risk of self-harm or suicide.
This course is delivered online. Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. All of our award-winning, online learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.
Unit 1: Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness
Unit 2: Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals
Unit 3: Principles of suicide and self-harm prevention
Unit 4: Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide.