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Webinar- Non-suicidal Self-injury in Adolescents 1:00 pm
Webinar- Non-suicidal Self-injury in Adolescents @ Webinar
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
There has been an explosion of self-harm among teenagers in the last 10 years. Why? This webinar will define a new (DSM-V) syndrome, called Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Disorder and will explore the epidemiology and prevalence, along with an explanation of the underlying root causes of self-harm. This training is suitable for: Educators: Teachers, ECE, School administration, Support Staff. Mental Health Professional: Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers. Medical Professions: Nurses, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Family Doctors. Direct Service Workers: Child and Youth Workers. This webinar will define a new (DSM-V) syndrome, called Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Disorder. The epidemiology and prevalence will be described, along with an explanation of the underlying root causes of self-harm. The central roles of social media, emotion dysregulation, and insecure attachment will be outlined. NSSI has a complex and nuanced relationship to actual suicide attempts, along with borderline personality disorder. Those relationships will be clarified. Finally, the evidence for various treatment approaches will be explained, so that clinicians can feel empowered to make rational decisions when encountering this distressing problem. Learning Objectives: Define the criteria for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Disorder, and describe its prevalence/epidemiology. Understand the reasons why teenagers hurt themselves. Describe the role and function of NSSI. Clarify the relationship between NSSI and suicidal behaviour; between NSSI and BPD. Understand which treatment approaches work with NSSI. This webinar is brought to you by the SickKids Learning Institute
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Mental Health & COVID-19 Webinar Series: Suicide and Suicide Prevention in the Time of COVID-19 9:00 am
Mental Health & COVID-19 Webinar Series: Suicide and Suicide Prevention in the Time of COVID-19 @ Webinar
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, MHPSS.net and United for Global Mental Health have launched a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policymakers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it. The webinars provide practical solutions to the challenging issues we are all grappling with. Participants are encouraged to join from around the world, including those with lived experience of mental health and of COVID-19. This webinar is hosted by The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, MHPSS.net and United for Global Mental Health
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