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

Date: 8/16/2022, 9:15 am—4:45 pm
County: Training Offerings
CEUs: 6
Location: DISTANCE LEARNING
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Phone: 510-601-0203
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) refers to intentional self-inflicted injury to oneself without suicidal intention. NSSI if often seen in system-involved clients for a variety of reasons, including a history of trauma/traumatic experiences. 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, and treatment options will be shared and practiced.