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Self-Injury Behavior in Youth
Developing an Understanding
$20.00Or MEMBER PLAN (Starting at $9.99 a month/viewer)
Trainer: Kimberly Enns, MSW, RSW
Self-injury refers to deliberate, self-inflicted tissue damage such as cutting or burning. Self-injury has reached alarming proportions among our youth – studies show that 14-24% of adolescents and young adults have engaged in this behaviour at least once, with a quarter of these reporting current, chronic self-injury. This webinar will assist participants in understanding the experience and motivations of adolescents who intentionally injure themselves.
Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:
Define categories of self-injury, including how it is distinguished from suicide
Identify what causes and has contributed to the prevalence of self-injury
List the warning signs and functions of self-injury for those who engage in it
This is an introductory-intermediate level webinar intended for social service and health care professionals, counselors, social workers, school personnel, parents, and anyone interested in learning more about this topic.
Method of Delivery
Each webinar is 60 - 70 minutes in length. Pre-recorded webinars include no interactivity with the instructor. Live webinars will each contain 60 minutes of instruction from the facilitator using visual powerpoint slides and then there will be 10 minutes at the end of the webinar when participants can type in questions or comments directly to the instructor and hear feedback in realtime from the instructor.
Upon viewing entire webinar general participants will be able to receive a general certificate of participants. For those require ASWB and NBCC approved certificates you will need to take a post webinar test. A certificate will be given after successful completion of test. An evaluation form will be available to complete after submitting the posttest.
ASWB: The Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. (Provider Number 1214), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: Aug. 10, 2017 – Aug. 10, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
NBCC: CTRI has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6668. Challenging Behaviors in Youth and Understanding Mental Illness workshops do not qualify. CTRI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
While other associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits.