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Working with Children and Young People who self harm
9th December 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm GMTFree
In 1997 Newham Asian Women’s Project (NAWP) – now London Black Women’s Project conducted research on the mental health needs of South Asian women and published a report called, ‘Growing Up Young, Asian and Female in Britain: Conflict and Culture’. NAWP’s ground breaking research led to the development of the Zindaagi (meaning ‘life’) service in 1998 – a service focusing on service delivery to young women and working under an early intervention and prevention framework.
Since then NAWP has continued to document cases and support young women into education, employment and other opportunities that were denied them. NAWP has been delivering self harm training for 15 years focusing on young people and
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:
• Understand why young people self harm and raise awareness of self
• Understand the triggers of self harming behaviour.
• Identify response frameworks to support young people who self harm.
• Understand specific issues relating to young South Asian women and
self harm and how services should be organised to support young South