BMJ Open online journal: Our Care through Our Eyes’: a mixed-methods, evaluative study of a service-user, co-produced education programme to improve inpatient care of children and young people admitted following self-harm
Final Report 2016: A service-user co-produced digital education programme for acute hospital nurses to improve the care of children and young people that self-harm.
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This CPD article highlights the importance of effective communication skills for nurses.
MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people's mental health for all adults.
CYP - Children and Young People.
CAMHS - 'Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services'. An NHS service that offer assessment and treatment when children and young people have emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties.
Self-harm - Self-harm has been defined by NICE as 'self-poisoning or self-injury, irrespective of the apparent purpose of the act'.
Self-injury - This occurs when somebody injures their own body.
Self-poisoning - This occurs when someone takes more than the recommended dosage of a medicine, takes a large amount of illegal drugs or swallows poisonous substances or objects.
NSSI - An acronym sometimes used in medical notes meaning 'Non-suicidal self-injury'.
Baker, C. (Ed.). (2013). Our Encounters with Self-Harm. Chicago.
DescriptonThis book contains stories of direct experience of self-harm. This will be of great benefit to those interested to those studying and practising in the field of mental health.
McDougall, T., Armstrong, M., & Trainor, G. (2010). Helping children and young people who self-harm: An introduction to self-harming and suicidal behaviours for health professionals. Routledge.
DescriptonThis book provides clear, evidence-based practical guidance for health professionals and other members of the children's workforce who manage self-harm cases.
Content Authors: Asam Latif, Joseph Manning, Tim Carter
Contributors: Janine Smith, Angela Horsley, Jamie Crew, Joanne Cooper, Damian Wood, Gemma Robbins, Emma Popejoy, Rebecca Green, Laura Holliday, Marie Armstrong, Patrick Callaghan
Project Mentor: Heather Wharrad
Project Developers: Aaron Fecowycz, James Henderson, Lydia Jones and Michael Taylor
We gratefully acknowledge support from members of Nottingham Youth Theatre: Bronwen Pole, Theo Swan and Alistair Conquer
The project was funded by the Burdett Trust and a special thank you goes to the Burdett Trust and Nottingham Children's Hospital