What is Self-harming: School Staff

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What is Self-harming (School Staff)

Posted August 2019

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

Upon completion of this course, 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 course lessons, 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 courses about the NSSI Protocol is NOT suicide prevention training.

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

This course addresses sensitive topic matter and contains images that may be difficult to view.