Free Textbooks Responding to Self-Harm in Children and Adolescents By Steven Walker –

Self harm is a growing problem in children and young people but it can be hard to understand and difficult to recognise.Responding to Self Harm in Children and Adolescents will help professionals to understand self harm and respond appropriately It covers what the risk factors are, including social exclusion, and who is most likely to self harm Information on what self harm is and what causes it, including mental health issues, problems in childhood and trauma, is included The book also covers how to recognise self harm and how to immediately respond in an emergency, and different intervention methods are explored Finally, the author discusses means of support, including how parents and friends can help.This accessible guide provides clear and easily digestible information and practical advice to any professional working with a child or young person who is suspected of, or actually self harming.