Self-Harm Awareness Conference 2019

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St Patrick's University Hospital

James's Street North

D08 K7YW Dublin

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St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and Pieta House will host their fourth Self-Harm Awareness Conference in St Patrick’s University Hospital in Dublin on March 1st 2019 - Self-Injury Awareness Day.

The aim of the conference is to increase awareness and understanding around self-harm. It is aimed at healthcare professionals, social care and education providers, parents, carers, policy makers and influencers.

Confirmed speakers for our 2019 conference include:


  • Professor Ella Arensman – Chief Scientist with the National Suicide Research Foundation, Ireland and Research Professor with the School of Public Health, UCC. Professor Arensman will talk about self-harm and suicide in young people: Risk and protective factors, and evidence-based interventions.
  • Dr Eve Griffin – Researcher with the National Suicide Research Foundation, and manager of the National Registry for Deliberate Self-harm. Dr Griffin will talk about self-harm in Ireland: Priority groups and opportunities for intervention
  • Siobhan Leijn and Sinead Raftery, Pieta House Psychotherapists. Their presentation will be about practical guidance for parents and teachers on dealing with presentations of self-harm in young people
  • Ellen Townsend - Professor of Psychology at University of Nottingham and Lead of the Self-Harm Research Group (SHRG). Ellen will talk about innovation in understanding and responding to self-harm: The Card Sort Task for Self-harm
  • Moninne Griffith, Executive Director - BeLonG To. Moninne will talk about self-harm and LGTBI youth – preventive and supportive approaches
  • Dr Richard Booth, Director of Psychology at St Patrick's Mental Helath Services
  • David Keegan, CEO of First Fortnight

More information to follow.
The conference is awaiting CPD approval.

PSI members attending this event will earn 4 Credits. The certificate will be emailed to you after the conference.

Lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price.

We will have an ISL interpreter at the conference .

Please let us know if you have any special requirements, for example accessibility. This will help us in our preparations for the event.

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St Patrick's University Hospital

James's Street North

D08 K7YW Dublin

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