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Oxfordshire Children's Trust - Preventing Self-Harm in CYP

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Unipart House

Oxford

OX4 2PG

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Oxfordshire County Council with the Children’s Trust, are facilitating a multiagency event raising awareness and sharing best practice regarding self-harm in children and young people.

The aim of the event is to identify all the work going on in Oxfordshire regarding self-harm and suicide among young people, and learn from each other’s best practice; as well as identifying gaps where more support is required.

This is a free event and lunch will be included.

Please note - due to demand for this event we are currently prioritising attendance to those who work in Oxfordshire. If there is availability left we will consider those from other areas.

Who is the event aimed at?

The event is targeting front line practitioners who work with children and young people including:

  • Teachers/education staff
  • Children’s social care and leaving care teams
  • School and college health nurses
  • Local community support service
  • TVP school link workers
  • Educational psychologists
  • Kingfisher and Safeguarding
  • CAMHS
  • Voluntary Sector

We would welcome anyone with an interest in self-harm and suicide prevention and the mental wellbeing of children and young people in Oxfordshire.


Content of the day

The following speakers have been confirmed:

  • Professor Keith Hawton: Centre for Suicide and Self-Harm Research, University of Oxford. Presenting on research around the iceberg model of self-harm
  • Papyrus: national youth suicide prevention charity. Will present regarding ‘suicide safer schools’ and the relation to self-harm
  • Performance of ‘Under my Skin’ written by Ali Taylor and produced by Pegasus Theatre, which aims to raise awareness of self-harm and support seeking behaviour in young people

Full agenda will be added in due course.


Please note there will be a charge of £30 for those who do not attend or do not give 3 days’ notice of cancellation.

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