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Working with Youth Self-Harm & Suicide Training

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

This one day course is for professionals working in a range of youth and community settings.

This course provides specialised knowledge for professionals working with young people , focusing on the management of self-harm & suicide-related behaviours.



Professionals working predominantly with children, young people and their families, parents or carers, and those involved in intervention and reviewing the safeguarding needs for a child or young people, where there are safeguarding concerns, and or potential risks.


By the end of the training, participants will: 

  • Theories around youth mental health, targetting self-harm and suicidal behaviour in young people

  • Strategies and techniques to recognise young people at risk of self-harm or suicide

  • Prevention, intervention and safety strategies for deliberate self-harm and suicide-related behaviours

  • Designing and evaluating care- plans for young people at risk of deliberate self-harm or suicidal behaviour

  • Resources and effective sign posting for young people

Your facilitator for the day is Charlotte Gordon:

Charlotte Gordon has spent 25 years working with young people of all ages specifically working in substance misuse & sexual health.

Charlotte is a life-coach, focusing on specialist techniques such as, motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioural therapy and NLP. This had led her to develop a unique process for helping individuals and groups to elicit change.

Charlotte is the founder and director of KIP Education and chairwoman of the Drug Education Practitioners Forum, and is a core member of the Sex Education Forum and the PSHE Association.

Charlotte’s professional career and personal history as a vulnerable young person has allowed her to develop a unique training style that  is informal and effective. She currently delivers training nationwide to various professionals, including substance misuse workers, teachers, social workers, mental health workers, youth workers and youth offending teams, and all professionals working with young people. Charlotte plans and implements workshops on drugs, alcohol, addiction, sexual health, internet safety, bullying, eating disorders , self-harm and self-injury, domestic violence and teen-dating abuse in schools and youth settings. 


“Outstanding course!! very engaging and charismatically delivered”

“Brilliant trainer, was kept engaged whole time and right levels of opportunity to participate. Trainer had very good knowledge on suject and how we can help young people”

“Excellent course; very detailed knowledge and explanations to ensure understanding”

“Excellent! Down to earth approach”


Hippodrome Casino (Training Room)
Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square
London, London WC2H 7JH United Kingdom


KIP Education