In this course, Rick Delaney, Ph.D. discusses a wide spectrum of self-injurious behaviors: hair pulling, reckless accidents, high-risk behavior, self-harm, and suicidal behavior. Dr. Delaney examines characteristics of children at high risk for suicide and psychological/medical reasons that may contribute to self-harming behaviors. Strategies for reducing potential harm are also covered. Supplemental handouts are included.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
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This course explores five types of self-destructive behavior with children: