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Working with Clients Who Self-Injure, EVA Notes

Self-injury behaviour (SIB) is when someone deliberately causes injury to one’s own body, without the intention to commit suicide or for body modification such as a tattoo or a piercing. SIB is also called non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) or deliberate self-harm (DSH).

This edition of EVA Notes provides some information about different forms of of self-injury behaviour and some strategies for working with self-harming clients. A list of additional resources is also included.

Download EVA Notes, February 2019