Workshop: Self-Mutilation: Clinical Manifestations, Treatment Considerations

Posted by on December 16, 2005

Presents a Skills Training Seminar on:

Self-Mutilation: Clinical Manifestations, Treatment Considerations

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Time: 9:00-3:00 (Registration 8:30)
Location: CORA Services, 8540 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111

Presenter: Paul Haughton, PhD, Psychological Services Coordinator, CORA Services, Non-Public School Services Division

8:30 ? 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 ? 12:00 Morning Session: Clinical Update/Research
12:00 Lunch Provided
12:30 ? 2:30 Afternoon Session: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

As a result of this interactive workshop, participants will:
? Distinguish specific characteristics of the behavior from various misconceptions and clinical stereotypes;
? Develop a framework to view the behavior in the broader context of the client;
? Determine appropriate points of intervention to assist the client engaged in self-mutilation; and
? Develop risk assessment and intervention strategies for individuals and groups engaged in self-mutilation behaviors.

CORA Services is an Authorized Provider of Psychologist Credits, NBCC and PA Act 48 Credits (5.0 CE credits) and SW Credits (4.5 CE credits) for this workshop.

(CORA Services, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. CORA maintains responsibility for the program.)

Please contact the Conference Registration line CORA, 215-701-2702, by Friday, January, 13th to confirm your attendance. Please provide your full name, workplace and home and work phone numbers. Please indicate the credits you wish and also provide your home address. Social Security numbers can be left on the tape or provided at registration on the day of the conference with the $5.00 credit fee.

Participants must complete the full-day training and complete training evaluation forms to receive credits.

This workshop is presented in collaboration with the PA Masonic Foundation for Children.

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