Join child and adolescent clinician and suicide/self-harm expert Dr. Tony Sheppard for this compelling 90-minute recording designed to help you identify and intervene when working with young people engaging in self-harm or expressing suicidal ideation.
This training is a must-attend for anyone working with kids and adolescents – purchase today!
|File type||File name||Number of pages|
|Manual - Suicide and Self-Harm in Children and Adolescents (4 MB)||70 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Text Document||PA Educator Instructions (15.3 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Tony Sheppard, PsyD, CGP, ABPP, AGPA-F, specializes in treating young people suffering from psychiatric issues including self-harm and suicide. A licensed psychologist and certified group psychotherapist, Tony brings over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults to his clinical practice. In addition to his private practice, Groupworks, he has trained hundreds of clinicians, educators, nurses, and physicians across the country in the treatment of self-harm and suicide and is the author of a training curriculum in group psychotherapy. He is board certified in group psychology.
Tony’s clinical approach draws from interpersonal neurobiology, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and positive psychology. His creative and interactive delivery style will draw you into the dire nature of youth suicide and self-harm and have you leave feeling confident and prepared to handle this most important work.
Financial: Dr. Tony Sheppard is the founder and director of Groupworks Psychological Services and has an employment relationship with Spalding University. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Sheppard receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Tony Sheppard has no relevant non-financial relationships.
Suicide, Suicidality, and Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI): Separate but Related
Similar concepts but with crucial differences
Why a multi-systemic approach is necessary
6 key components of treatment
Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI)
Risk factors, course, and types of self-injury
What motivates someone to self-injure?
NSSI screening and assessment tools
4 factor model of NSSI
The do’s and don’ts of NSSI intervention
Suicide and Suicidality
Risk factors and important terminology
Individual and relational factors
Ideation, Plan, Intent, Means
Suicide assessment tools
Safety planning do’s and don’ts
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