When your Child Is Cutting

When your Child Is Cutting

A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-injury

Paperback - 2006
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A Compassionate Guide for Parents

As a parent, what's harder to deal with than seeing your child in pain? It's especially frustrating when you feel like you've exhausted the resources you could use to help him or her stop hurting. And if your child is cutting or engaging in another form of self-injury, a behavior that you simply can't make any sense of in the first place, this feeling of helplessness can be unbearable.

This book offers you information and advice for dealing with a child who is hurting him or herself. Learn why self-injury happens, how to identify it, and how to address this sensitive topic with calm and confidence. Follow the book's clear and simple plan for communicating with your child about this problem. Connect with the best kinds of professional help to get him or her through this painful time. Above all, rely on this compassionate and clinically sound book to give you the one thing you really need when your child is in pain-hope.

Learn about the causes and effects of self-injury Identify the signs of self-harm Communicate effectively with a child who is hurting him or herself Choose the best professional help Support your child's recovery
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, c2006.
ISBN: 9781572244375
1572244372
Branch Call Number: 616.8582
Characteristics: vi, 167 p. ; 23 cm.

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