Non-Suicidal Self-Injury


Rita Camarillo LPC- 3 CEU’s

9:30 to 12:30

October 12, 2023

A live, synchronous, online training using the Zoom Pro platform

Price per person $89


This workshop is designed to provide an overview of non-suicidal self-injury. Based on current research and science, the workshop will detail definitions and types of self-injurious behaviors, describe contributing factors for self-injury, and provide evidenced-based strategies for detecting, intervening, treatment, and prevention. Participants will learn to support youth and young adults who engage in self-injury through various preventative techniques.

Training Objectives:

Participants will be able to:
1. Identify and discuss the various types of self-injury
2. Understand and recognize at least three contributing factors to self-injury
3. Participate in a breakout activity to practice preventative techniques for self-injury.
4. Understand and be able to put into practice practical therapeutic strategies to support positive adaptation and coping skills with regard to self-injurious behaviors


9:30 – 10:00 Introduction; review of types of self-injurious behaviors
10:00 -10:30 Contributing factors: why individuals self- injure
10:30 -11:15 Why individuals self- injure (continued);discussion
11:15 -11:45 Breakout activity: discuss and practice preventative techniques for self-injury, discussion
11:45 -12:30 Practical therapeutic strategies to support positive adaptation and coping skills with regard to self-injurious behaviors

CEU Hours: 

This event is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (GSSWSR) for a maximum of 3 credit hours. Bryn Mawr College GSSWSR, as a CSWE accredited School of Social Work, is a pre-approved provider of continuing education for Social Workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists in Pennsylvania and many other states.

About the Speaker:

Rita Camarillo, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor, and Training & Consultation Specialist with Rutgers Behavioral Research & Training Institute for the Children’s System of Care Training Program in New Jersey. She graduated from the College of St. Elizabeth in 2004 with a Masters in Counseling Psychology degree. She completed her undergraduate degree at Rutgers University. Rita has over 21 years of experience working in behavioral health beginning her career as a youth and family counselor at a domestic violence center. Since 2004 Rita has worked in different capacities within the Children’s System of Care including Children’s Mobile Response Crisis Intervention Specialist, Mobile Response Program Coordinator, Behavioral Assistant, and Intensive In-Community Clinician. Rita has been utilizing the Crisis Assessment Tool (CAT) and Strength and Needs Assessment (SNA) since 2004 and recently became a certified trainer. Rita provides individual and family therapy services to many immigrant communities and currently trains on immigrant trauma and best practices working with immigrants. She speaks several languages including Spanish and Arabic and is proud to be a certified Nurtured Heart Approach Trainer.

Procedure: After registration, you will be sent a confirmation, and a receipt of payment. A few days before the training you will receive a email containing instructions for logging on to the Zoom session, handouts, and the requirements for your certificate and CEU’s (if applicable).

Cancellations and Refunds: Canceling your registration must be done by email ( prior to five business days from the training date. If you have paid the fee, you will receive a refund or credit (your choice). If you fail to cancel prior to five business days and have paid, you or your agency will forfeit the fee. If you fail to cancel prior to five business days from the training date and have not paid, you or your agency will be billed for the full fee. Thank you.

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Event Details

  • October 12, 2023 9:30 am   -   12:30 pm
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