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Case Finding, Screening, and Referral

  • David N. Miller
  • Stephen E. Brock
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Part of the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series (DPS)

Abstract

The goal of this chapter is to provide school-based mental health professionals with information and guidance that will help to identify the possible presence of NSSI, and of the need for further psychological assessment and immediate treatment referrals. It begins with a discussion of the school-based mental health professional’s roles and responsibilities in the identification of NSSI, then explores the specific risk factors and warning signs of these behaviors, and concludes with a discussion of the initial referral and screening of self-injury.

Keywords

Suicidal Ideation Eating Disorder Suicidal Behavior Bulimia Nervosa Warning Sign 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University at Albany State University of New YorkAlbanyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, School Psychology and Deaf StudiesCalifornia State University, SacramentoSacramentoUSA

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