Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:


  • list the definitions of self-harm in adolescence


  • describe the meaning of self-harm in adolescence and the complex underlying motivation


  • demonstrate an understanding of risk and protective factors in self-harm


  • conduct an assessment and develop a case formulation, including a risk management plan


  • describe the clinical pathways for the emergency management of self-harm.



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