Responding to Self-Harm in Children and Adolescents: A Professional's Guide to Identification, Intervention and Support


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Published UK, 2012
This accessible guide provides clear information and practical advice to practitioners working with young people who may be engaged in self-harm. It covers the risk factors, including social exclusion, and who is most likely to self-harm. The book also covers how to recognise self-harm, how to immediately respond in an emergency, and different intervention methods.

Understanding Self-Harm
Recognising and Treating Self-Harm
Early Intervention, Prevention and the Journey to Recovery
Supporting the Self-Harming Child

Steven Walker is the former Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Training at Anglia Ruskin University, UK.
Paperback. 141 pages

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