Adolescent self-harming behavior is on the rise and one of the most challenging presenting problems therapists will face today in their clinical practice settings. Many of these adolescents have experienced multiple treatment failures, feel emotionally disconnected from their parents, and come from families where there In this hands-on, practice-oriented workshop, participants will learn a collaborative, strengths-based therapy approach that uses the strengths and resources of the adolescent, family members, concerned peers, adult inspiring others, and involved helpers from larger systems to rapidly co-construct solutions.
The educational objectives are listed.
To list two questions designed to elicit client expertise, wellformulated treatment goals and untold family stories.
To list the guidelines for how parents can prevent and constructively manage their adolescent’s self-harming behavior.
Session may be edited to preserve confidentiality.