Date & Time
Monday, October 2, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
411 Essentials for Youth Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Patient Care and Prevention*

This session will provide a basic overview of the differences between suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injurious (NSSI) thoughts and behaviors in juvenile justice populations, common characteristics and risk factors of NSSI thoughts and behaviors, and risk assessment tools and strategies. Presenters will also cover treatment modalities used to address NSSI in youth, including a review of NSSI safety planning tools and strategies.

Educational Objectives
  • Discuss common characteristics of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI)
  • Describe risk factors associated with NSSI thoughts and behaviors and strategies for assessing risk
  • Identify unique treatment considerations for youth who have engaged in NSSI behaviors

Level: Intermediate