From Harm to Hope – Self Harm Conference Thursday 1st March 2018 @HarmlessUK

From Harm to Hope – Self Harm Conference

Thursday 1st March 2018
Nottingham Conference Centre

£150 per delegate*, or 2 for £200*

*Excluding Eventbrite booking fees.

Harmless’ third national self harm conference will be held on Thursday 1st March 2018, Self Harm Awareness Day.

This year’s theme is ‘Self harm: Suicide prevention starts here’.

As in previous years, the conference will be shaped around the following five strategic areas:

Collaborative partnership,
Service user representation,
Effective practice,
Driving change,
Overcoming stigma and discrimination.

Our conference gathers together leading academics and experts in the fields of self harm and suicide. Speakers already confirmed:

Professor Louis Appleby
who leads the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England.

Dr Karen Slade
Dual Harm: Towards an understanding of those who harm themselves and others.

Laura Dunkley & Michelle Harden
Hearing the Suicidal Patient’s Emotional Pain.

We also have a selection of workshops taking place on the day, these include:

  • Sarah Kessling (Harmless) – Effective risk assessment and safety planning.
  • Claire Dixon (Harmless) – Self harm and suicide: The missing link.
  • Pam Burrows – Does your organisation have a C.A.R.E. culture or a SCARE culture? An introduction to the C.A.R.E. model for a developing a sustainable wellbeing culture in your organisation.
  • Naomi Watkins & Alex Parkin – Domestic abuse, self-harm & suicide – what is the correlation, how can we help?
  • Marie Armstrong – Self-harm and Young people – not what I intended it to be.
  • Sarah Fairbank & Ann Watts – Working with complex trauma, self harm and suicide.
  • Gloucestershire Public Health – Developing a comprehensive all age pathway for people who self harm in Gloucestershire.
  • World Café – A chance to speak to people with lived experience.

Please book early to take advantage of our ticket offer. Places are £150, or 2 for £200, excluding Eventbrite booking fees. We also offer discounted tickets for charities and students – to book these please call our office directly on 0115 880 0280.

*Excluding Eventbrite booking fees. We also offer discounted tickets for charities and students – to book these please call our office directly on 0115 880 0280 or send an email to admin@harmless.org.uk.