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Working with Self Harm


November 05, 2019 - November 05, 2019 at 10am - 4pm

At Alcohol Focus Scotland, 2nd Floor, 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW

Cost: Early Bird £85, £95 after 5 September 2019 | Organised by Greenwood Events - www.greenwoodevents.co.uk | Contact: Audrey Smith - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | event website | For profit

The Aim of this Event

This event aims to give participants confidence in working with clients where self harm is a presenting issue.

Learning outcomes:-

This training will support participants to:-

  • Reflect on their experiences of working with clients who harm themselves
  • Identify different behaviours which might be considered self harming
  • Consider the varied needs that might give rise to self harm
  • Think about issues around contagion and social modelling
  • Gain confidence in assessing risk
  • Consider therapeutic challenges in working with clients who self harm

Susan Dobson is a Person Centred therapist with experience of working in a variety of settings including the voluntary sector, private practice and EAP service providers, with a particular interest and specialism in working with trauma. She currently works as a counsellor with Clydesdale Counselling & Human Development Project and operates her private practice from her home office.

Susan is an experienced trainer and facilitator, she is the Senior Learning & Development Officer for Glasgow’s Public Protection Unit and is a regular contributor to the Post-Qualifying Award for Independent Domestic Abuse Advisors. Susan is also a Registered Social Worker with over 20 years experience of working with children and vulnerable families. She is currently undertaking an MA in Trauma Studies at Nottingham University.

For more info see the event website


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