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self-harm in schools: Understanding self-harm in young people and how school staff can facilitate support
with kristy dawson
This webinar will provide an overview of self-harm in children and adolescents and current treatment recommendations. It will delve into the barriers and facilitators of support for young people who self-harm. This webinar also aims to support school staff, primary care clinicians and mental health professionals to work collaboratively in managing self-harm in school aged young people.
Kristy Dawson is a psychologist with clinical experience working in mental health since 2014. She joined the STARTTS Neurofeedback team in 2022. Kristy is currently undertaking BCIA accreditation in Neurofeedback and QEEG analysis and is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology candidate at the University of Wollongong. Her doctoral thesis examines responses to self-harm in schools and the factors that influence supportive and stigmatizing responses to young people that self-harm.
Kristy has worked in various public and private clinical roles as well teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programs. Kristy works clinically with children, adolescents and adults impacted by trauma, and is particularly influenced by therapeutic approaches that address the neurobiological impacts of trauma. Kristy is currently involved in research and clinical practice that incorporates the adjunctive clinical benefits of biofeedback and neuromodulation interventions in the treatment of developmental trauma.
The webinar will consist of: