Adolescent Self-Injury: A Comprehensive Guide for Counselors and Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

Adolescent Self-Injury: A Comprehensive Guide for Counselors and Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

by Amelio A. D'Onofrio
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826102786

ISBN-13: 9780826102782

Pub. Date: 03/15/2007

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

In this truly comprehensive guide, Dr. D'Onofrio approaches the topic of how first-responders, such as teachers, coaches, social workers, guidance counselors, and campus health counselors, can and do treat adolescent self-injury. From examinations of the core social and emotional issues related to self-injury to the integration of understanding with practice,

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In this truly comprehensive guide, Dr. D'Onofrio approaches the topic of how first-responders, such as teachers, coaches, social workers, guidance counselors, and campus health counselors, can and do treat adolescent self-injury. From examinations of the core social and emotional issues related to self-injury to the integration of understanding with practice, everything needed for comprehensive care is detailed in this volume.

Each part of the book focuses on a basic topic, such as what constitutes self-injury, the foundations for self-injury, and how to engage an adolescent with these issues. Each issue is presented in straightforward chapters that are immediately accessible to those who are currently struggling to address this growing trend among teens. The chapters within each part delve into how to recognize, treat, and approach this illness and incorporate first-person stories from psychologists, teachers, and adolescents themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826102782
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface

    Acknowledgements

    Part I: The Nature and Paradox of Self-Injury

  1. Introduction: Self-Injury on the Frontlines
  2. The Context and Features of Adolescent Self-Injury
  3. The Experience of Trauma and the Foundations for Self-Injury
  4. The Developmental Effects of Complex Trauma
  5. The Phenomenology of Self-Injury: The Attempt to Turn Pain into Self-Healing
  6. Part II: Engagement, Assessment, and Treatment

  7. Engaging the Self-Injurer: Making Contact with the Person Behind the Behavior
  8. Assessing Self-injury and the Self-Injurious Adolescent
  9. From Self-Injury to Health: An Overview of the Treatment Process
  10. Part III: Creating Pathways to Care

  11. Managing Self-injury in the School and on the College Campus
  12. Epilogue: A Voice of Hope in the Face of Suffering
  13. Appendix I: Bill of Rights for People Who Self-Harm

    Appendix II: Recommended Further Reading

    Appendix III: Internet Resources

    References

    Index

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