Supporting Clients Who Self-harm

The aim of this course is to help practitioners offer effective support to those who may be at risk for suicide, including identifying warning signs, assessing risk, and responding effectively.

About this course

Self-harming is a maladaptive behaviour that serves as a coping mechanism for managing overwhelming negative feelings such as anger, sadness, loneliness, shame, guilt, and other forms of emotional pain. It is a challenging behaviour for mental health practitioners. This course provides a theoretical construct for the concept of self harming and offers an overview of treatment options considered appropriate in its address. In this course, you will gain an understanding of the aetiology of self-harming, including the influence of biological, social and psychological effects. We discuss common interventions used in the treatment of self harming.
Duration 2 hours
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Type introductory
Price Included with Membership
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