course »Strategies for Preventing Non-Suicidal Self Injury in System-Involved Youth and Adults

Date: 8/15/2019, 9:15 am—4:45 am
County: Alameda County
CEUs: 6
Location: Berkeley
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Phone: 510-601-0203
Through didactic lecture, large and small group discussion and case examples, students will understand who, how and why people self-harm. Participants will list ways that youth and adults self-injure. Short and Long-term effects will be discussed at length. Treatment options will be shared and practiced.

**Participants can utilize their new skills and knowledge after the training to reinforce their learning by:
  1. Being better able to assess for possible self-injurious behaviors while avoiding myths associated with such behaviors
  2. Applying newly gained skills to know to either treat or refer a client when appropriate.