Participants will examine and gain knowledge of current trends and issues related to non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). The goal of this course is to familiarize teachers, administrators, and school mental health professionals and nurses with non-suicidal self-injury among students.
School staff and mental health professionals will become familiar with steps to identify warning signs and risk factors of self-injurious behavior, when and how to intervene with students who are at-risk, and their roles in a school site crisis team.
This course was prepared by the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Center for Distance and Online Learning (CDOL), and funded through the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) through the Region 11 K-12 Student Mental Health Initiative (SMHI).
The information provided through this course should be used strictly for educational and informational research purposes. This course is not intended to endorse any particular program, but rather to provide information and links to school-based programs and research related to student mental health.
NOTE: This no-cost, self-paced course is not eligible for salary points and/or graduate credits.
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