When: November 13, 2023 – 2:00-3:45pm Eastern
Hosted By: Mountain Plains MHTTC
This workshop will provide foundational information regarding self-injurious behavior (SIB), including definitions, causes, prevalence, and an overview of evidence-based treatments for SIB (CBT and DBT). The workshop will also introduce participants to the HIRE model: a tool for the informal assessment of SIB developed by Buser and Buser (2013). Participants will also receive instruction in developing a school wide protocol for assessing/supporting self-injurers.
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
- Describe 3 reasons why individuals self-harm
- Apply the HIRE model (Buser and Buser, 2013) to assess self-injurious behavior
- Describe the most effective therapeutic approaches to working with youth who self-injury
- Develop a school protocol for SIB