Watch At-Will Webinar: Play Therapy with Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Disorder in Teens and Tweens
Watch At-Will Webinar
This webinar is available for participants to watch at will after purchase. Once the webinar is watched, participants will need to complete the webinar quiz and evaluation to obtain CEs.
Cutting, self-harm, self-abuse, parasuicide, self-injury, and self-mutilation are terms that have been used to describe the behavior now included in the DSM-V as "Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Disorder” (NSSID). Participants in this 3-hour workshop will gain understanding to differentiate between suicidal and non-suicidal self-injury, explore causes in children and adolescents. Exploration of themes to look for in the playroom that may alert the play therapist to a child engaging in self-harming behaviors. Time will also be spent learning play therapy interventions to help children and teens to suppress, manage, and redirect the urge to self-injure. Participants will:
- Apply knowledge of causes/risk factors/prevalence of NSSID in adolescents and young adults in the playroom.
- Analyze play therapy techniques to identify the difference between self-harming behavior and suicidal ideations/attempts.
- Discuss play therapy techniques to help alleviate or manage NSSI behaviors in adolescents and young adults.