Treatment for Cutting and Other Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Behaviors

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This CE course examines: the behaviors that are considered nonsuicidal self-injury; the populations that self-injury is most commonly seen in and the reasons for such behaviors; the link between self-injury and suicide; and how to measure, assess, and treat nonsuicidal self-injury behaviors.

Article Author:  Tiev LaGuire, M.S.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the body areas that are rarely harmed and are particularly alarming when they are.

2.  Enumerate what clients rank as the most helpful strategies in treatment.

3.  Explain which demographic variables are significantly linked to nonsuicidal self-injury.

4.  Investigate the co-occurring disorders that are at an increased risk for nonsuicidal self-injury.

5.  Examine how self-injury is linked to suicide.

6.  Identify the important and independent predictors of self-injury among the jail population.

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