Self-Injurious Clients Text-based Home Course (3 CE) - Printed Version

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Self-injury is increasing becoming a topic of concern and the focus of research as many experts claim that it is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, especially in the adolescent and young adult population. This course offers a thorough introduction to the topic, identification of affected populations with correlations between self-injury and various mental disorders, assessment and several treatment modalities.

Author: Patricia Patton, Ph.D, Lesli Johnson, MA, LMFT, Jodi Blackley, MS, LMFT

Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and other mental health clinicians.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize symptoms and coping mechanisms of self-injurious clients.
  2. Distinguish between forms of self-injurious behaviors within the context of various mental disorders, including eating disorders, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.
  3. Differentiate between common misconceptions and actualities of self-harm.
  4. Assess for and determine the severity of the symptoms of self-injurious behavior.
  5. Utilize various forms of therapy for treating self-injurious clients, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Kharre’s Self-Injury Coping Guidelines.

Advantages of taking Gerry Grossman Seminars at-home CE courses:

  • Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
  • You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
  • Online courses are available to you immediately after purchase.
  • California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs can fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.


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