Caring for Young People who Self Harm (Geelong)

July 22, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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How can I reach the young person in crisis?

This session will engage carers in the topic of self-harm - non-suicidal self-injury and explain what it is, why it happens and what carers can do. Garry King has a background as a teacher, youth worker and counsellor and will teach carers;

  • Who is most at risk?
  • what to look for, signs of self harm
  • strategies to reduce self harm
  • prevention strategies
  • protective factors to implement, including mindfulness
  • risk factors
  • what to say, what to do
  • who to link with and when

Presented by: Agenda 2001

Hosted by: Mackillop Family Services

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