Children with Self-Injurious Behaviors - 14-15 Nurses Conference

  • Children with Self-Injurious Behaviors

    James Wallace MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Understanding Self-injury

    Approximately 2 out 10 children and adolescents attending school every day suffer from a mental health concern.  8 out of 10 of those students with mental health diagnoses never see a Mental Health provider and are managed by their schools, primary care providers and families. Some engage in behaviors that are frightening and confusing to the staff educating them. Dr. James Wallace will address the issue of self-injury with a focus on the most useful interventions for “new” cutters as well as for repetitive self-injurers. He will also discuss how self-injury begins and how we may accidentally reinforce the pattern with our efforts to help.


    This session is suitable for school nurses, school psychologists, school counselors, teachers and administrators dealing with the complexities of mental health concerns among students in schools.

    WHEN: Wednesday, April 8, 2014
    TIME: 3:30 - 5:30
    Council Rock Primary School - Auditorium
    600 Grosvenor Road
    Rochester, NY 14610

    Registration & Refreshments
    3:30 - 4:00
    4:00 - 5:30




    Click on the following link to access the registration form:

    Registration costs:

    $10/per person or

    $100 for 10 or more participants $100.


    Payments can be sent separately to:

    The Brighton Teacher Center
    2035 Monroe Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14618

    For more information, please contact the Brighton Teacher Center at 242-5200 x5199.