Table 4

Response change from preintervention to postintervention on confidence Likert Scale statements

Likert Scale statement Preintervention percentage of agreement Postintervention percentage of agreement p Value‡ OR
I have the ability to care for a child or young person who has self-harmed49%78%0.000**2.18
I am able to communicate effectively with a child or young person who has self-harmed56%76%0.06
I am able to communicate effectively with a parent/carer of a child or young person who has self-harmed64%86%0.02*0.24
I am confident that I will not make things worse for a child or young person in my care who has self-harmed45%68%0.04*1.65
I am able to provide information on a child or young person who has self-harmed to a child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) worker82%94%0.34
I am able to remain calm when caring for a child or young person who has self-harmed∞94%92%-
I am able to comfort a child or young person in my care who has self-harmed81%86%0.63
  • * Statistically significant at 0.05 level.

  • ** Statistically significant at 0.01 level.

  • †Calculated through McNemar’s test.

  • ‡Percentage of participants stating they either ‘agree’ or ‘strongly agree’ with the statement.

  • ∞Unable to calculate probability due to insufficient cases within cells.