Contemporary Issues in Custodial Care - Managing Self-Harm and Suicidal Intent
This one-day masterclass is for all staff employed within the healthcare setting of custodial establishments, with special reference to nursing staff.
Delegates can expect to identify and discuss the dynamics of self-harm and suicide intent in custodial settings.
Structure and content
- The epidemic of self-harm in custody
- The role of safer custody in preventing harm
- The nature and presentation of self-harming behaviour
- Self -harming and the learning disabled and ASD inmate
- Clinical basis of suicidal and para suicidal ideation
- Planning and implementing care
All sessions incorporate a Question Forum (15 minutes)
- To describe the psychosocial origins and manifestations of suicide and self-harm.
- To promote seamless and collaborative working in dealing with self-harm and suicide.
- To develop evidence based and individualised care plans for suicidal and self-harming inmates.
Who the course is for
This one-day masterclass is designed for all staff employed within the healthcare setting of custodial establishments, with special reference to nursing staff.
Recommended prior knowledge
It is essential that delegates have practical experience of working in custodial settings.
Colleagues involved in the delivery of this masterclass include;
Bob Oliver, Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University (DMU)
This one-day masterclass will be delivered at Devonshire Place, London Road, Leicester, LE2 0RA.
Similar courses or related services you may be interested in
We run a suite of masterclasses for workers in custodial settings. These include;
Managing Medication and Addictions in Custodial Settings
Death in Custody
The Elderly in Custody