Specialized Family Care Program

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Self-Injurious Behavior

  • Category: Behavior
  • Materials: Articles: "Family Guide to Self-Injurious Behavior in Persons with Mental Retardation & Develpmental Disabilities"; "Self-Injurious Behavior;" "Self-Injury and Autism;" "ASD and Self-Injury"
  • Goal: Provider understands self-injurious behaviors and recommended technique for treatment
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: February 2011
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, Specialized Family Care Liaison

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider can define self-injurious behavior
  2. Provider knows examples of self-injurious behaviors
  3. Provider knows underlying causes of self-injurious behaviors
  4. Provider knows recommended treatment for self-injurious behaviors

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider

* The test is packaged with the Course Materials, however you can take the test online by clicking the link above. Test answers are then submitted electronically to a Family Based Care Specialist for review.