When we learn of children and youth harming themselves, it can be very concerning, especially if we don’t understand why it is happening. This webinar will explore non-suicidal self-injury in reference to children and young adults. The discussion focuses on the nature of non-suicidal self-injury while examining intervention and prevention strategies that may be utilized by caregivers and professionals alike. Learning Objectives:
- Identify current demographic trends and prevalence among youth.
- Discuss stigmas related to and myths involving non-suicidal self-injury in youth
- Review the detection of non-suicidal self-injury in youth as well as intervention and prevention strategies