Dr Pooky Knightsmith

Dr Pooky Knightsmith directs the children, young people and schools programme at the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, a charity that provides fully-funded mental health training to schools.

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Dr Pooky Knightsmith

Be better at understanding and responding to self-harm

When we take a little time to understand the reasons young people self-harm, it quickly becomes apparent that we need to tailor our response to reflect those reasons. If we respond with a one size fits all approach to self-harm, we might help in the short term, but if we want to provide safe,...
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