ERIC Number: EJ703449
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr-1
Just Cut It Out: Legal and Ethical Challenges in Counseling Students Who Self-Mutilate
Froeschle, Janet; Moyer, Mike
Professional School Counseling, v7 n4 p231 Apr 2004
This article reviews current literature on self-mutilation, comprises a definition, examines gender differences, and describes the profile of the self-mutilator in order that school counselors and other personnel may make accurate risk assessments. Precipitating events are described to aid school counselors in anticipating a harmful event. Information is included to assist with prevention and confidentiality issues as appropriate.
Descriptors: Profiles, Gender Differences, School Counselors, Ethics, Self Destructive Behavior, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Laws, Adolescents, Definitions, Risk, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role
American School Counselors Association, 1101 King St., Suite 625, Alexandria, VA 22314. Web site: http://www.schoolcounselor.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A