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SMHI Webinar Series: Understanding Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Youth: Prevention and Intervention , Part Two

April 20, 2020 from 12:00 to 12:45 pm


Presented by Dr. Janis Whitlock, Understanding Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Community Youth Populations: Prevention and Intervention, Part Two. Self-injury is intentionally hurting the body (e.g. cutting, burning etc..) but without suicidal intent. Because it often looks like a suicidal gesture it tends to evoke fear and confusion. This webinar is part 2 of a series and will focus on effective detection and intervention approaches in institutional settings and best practices for early intervention and prevention using up to date science and practice strategies.


Please note: This webinar will be archived on our webpage for viewing after the air date for those who are unable to watch live. TASN SMHI is a social work continuing education approved provider through the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB). KS BSRB Provider Number: 18-011

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the NSSI recovery process and contextual contributors to cessation.
  2. Understand core principles and practices in effective self-injury detection and intervention.
  3. Discuss implications of the above for development of protocols and intervention strategies.


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Time April 20, 2020 from 12:00 to 12:45 pm
Check In at 11:45 am CST
Format Meet Online
0.75 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider School Mental Health Initiative
Contact Chris Perry
Trainer Dr. Janis Whitlock, Ph.D., MHP
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