We train youth work practitioners, education and healthcare professionals and others in how to spot the signs of self-harm, how to understand it, how to respond, and how to support recovery.

Schools & Colleges

Rachel currently visits schools on behalf the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, where she has been part of the training team since July 2016. Training is available for staff, students and parents, and is offered free of charge. The Trust welcomes and encourages donations or fundraising initiatives where school’s are willing/able.

Rachel’s particular specialisms include:

  • Whole-school approach to emotional wellbeing
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-harm
  • Anxiety
  • Staff wellbeing
  • Creative approaches to difficult conversations
  • Resilience

CWMT also offer a wide range of free resources, as well as lots of uselful information and links on the website https://www.cwmt.org.uk

For more information, you may contact Rachel directly rachel.welch@cwmt.org (please quote Freedom From Harm), or you can make enquiries with the team at Charlie Waller training@cwmt.org.

Churches

*Info coming soon*

Conferences & Events

Rachel has experience of presenting to audiences ranging in size from a few dozen to several hundred all across the UK, speaking from just 30 minutes through to delivering an entire day. Seminars and workshops can also be catered for, providing interactive activities and opportunities to discuss issues as a whole group.

Topics covered in the past include:

  • Adolescent self-harm, & practical approaches
  • Anxiety
  • Self-harm in prison
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Personal account of living with self-harm, an eating disorder – & recovering