Date & Time
Monday, July 22, 2024, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
335 The Impact of Self-Harming Behaviors on Health Care and Custody Staff

This presentation addresses self-harming behavior among individuals in custody, which can result in serious injuries and a decline in mental health, thereby impacting the well-being of mental health professionals, health staff, and custody staff. Research has shown that exposure to high rates of self-harming behaviors can have long-term effects on professional and personal staff well-being. 

Educational Objectives

  • Recognize the negative impact of incarcerated individuals' self-harming behavior on correctional staff
  • Explain possible effects of incarcerated individuals' behavior on staff workplace performance
  • Discuss approaches for increasing a sense of positive well-being among staff

Level: Basic