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ERIC Number: EJ886117
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-1554-2998
A School Counseling Program's Accountable Response to Adolescent Self-Mutilation
Thatcher, Julie; Portman, Tarrell Awe Agahe; Williams-Viviani, Anna M.
Journal of School Counseling, v7 n6 2009
Self-mutilation is a prevalent concern, particularly for adolescents. School counseling programs can play an important role in the recognition, prevention, and intervention of self-mutilation. This study reviews current literature on adolescent self-mutilation, prevention, and treatment suggestions offered school counseling program personnel. Also included is a brief review of school counseling program accountability literature followed by suggestions for school counseling program implementation of prevention and intervention strategies which incorporate accountability components in order to further the research on school counseling programmatic best practices for adolescent self-mutilation.
Journal of School Counseling. Montana State University, College of Education, Health and Human Development, P.O. Box 172940, Bozeman, MT 59717. Tel: 406-994-4133; Fax: 406-994-1854; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A