This presentation will discuss how structured play therapy techniques can be used with kids who self-injure. The participants will gain an understanding of the purpose of self-injurious behavior, as well as ways to address challenging family dynamics and psychosocial issues.
Demonstrate 3 structured play therapy techniques that can be useful in establishing rapport with a resistant child.
Describe 4 goals associated with self-injurious acts.
Identify 3 psychosocial stressors that may be present among kids who self-injure.