Helpers are increasingly encountering young people who are involved with self-injury. This webinar provides practical strategies for working with youth who are struggling with this complex issue. The topics covered include assessment, emotion regulation, replacement skills training, and contagion prevention. Viewers will gain new insights regarding self-injury behaviour in youth, along with tools for effective intervention.Learn more...
Due to Covid-19 this workshop has been cancelled. Please consider registering for our Live Stream Workshop on April 16-17, 2020.
Self-injury refers to deliberate, self-inflicted tissue damage such as cutting or burning. Self-injury has reached alarming proportions among our youth; studies show that 14-24% of adolescents and young adults have engaged in this behaviour at least once, with a quarter of these reporting current, chronic self-injury.