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Managing Self Harm: The Essential Guide for Parents (#2)
Managing Self Harm: The Essential Guide for Parents (#2)

Wed, Jul 17


Central Coast DBT Centre

Managing Self Harm: The Essential Guide for Parents (#2)

This series of workshops aims to give parents the information & tools needed to support teens who engage in self harming behaviours with compassion & wisdom.

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Jul 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Central Coast DBT Centre, t2 suite 2/34 Karalta Rd, Erina NSW 2250, Australia

About the event

This series of 3 evening workshops is for parents of teens who engage in self harming behaviours. The aim of the workshop is to provide information & practical tools for parents to support the teens they love, & to feel empowered in how they manage times of emotional distress & crisis. 

Each of the 3 workshops can be attended individually, but we encourage you to attend all 3 to get the most value from the content. 

This workshop is #2 in the series:

Workshop #2: DBT Skills for Self Harm

TIP Skills (to change body chemistry)

ACCEPT Skills (to skilfully distract)

Self Soothe Skills (to reduce reactivity)

IMPROVE Skills (to improve the moment)

Pros & Cons Skills (to reduce ambivalence)

Other workshops: 

Workshop #3: Safety Planning for Self Harm

Safety Planning Template (that really works)

The Question of Skills Training

What's Your Plan B?

The Power of Validation

Workshop #1: Understanding self harm

Introduction to the Distress Tolerance Curve

Understanding the REAL problem underlying self harm

The crisis-service-merry-go-round & how to avoid it

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