What is Self-harming: School Staff

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What is Self-harming (School Staff)

Posted August 2019

This module is designed for the designated as an introduction to the topic of student self-harming.

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • differentiate what is and what is not Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI)
  • recognize the relationship between self-regulation and self-harming behavior
  • respond to self-harming behaviour
  • distinguish your role in relation to your school’s protocol and how you support students

To receive a Certificate of Completion ALL modules, handouts and the evaluation within the course must be completed.

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Staff, Administrators
Category: Special Projects
Est. Time: 5 minutes
Learning Level: Introduction


This series of modules, about the NSSI Protocol, is NOT suicide prevention training.

These modules are designed to assist school personnel in the implementation of the NSSI Protocol.

We acknowledge the sensitivity of the subject matter. Some presentations in this series may contain disturbing images.