Training for Professionals


Anyone working with children or young people is invited to attend a free workshop on Self-Harm and Suicide Alertness:

The session incorporates case studies, video and group discussion.

Outcomes of the session:

  • To understand what is self-harm and why young people self-harm
  • To experience increased confidence in discussing self-harm and suicidal ideation with young people and appreciate the importance of asking directly about thoughts of suicide
  • To be aware of the Cumbria LSCB guidance for professionals working with children and young people who self-harm and how to relate it to our work
  • To be aware of local and national resources that are available
To book a place please contact SAFA on 01229 832269 or email This can also be delivered in-house at your workplace.

Training Strategy for Schools