A Paperback edition by Kay Inckle in English (Jan 16, 2017)
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Written in a clear and accessible manner for professionals or non-professional carers this book includes chapters on: the facts and misconceptions about self-injury; understanding... Read more
Written in a clear and accessible manner for professionals or non-professional carers this book includes chapters on: the facts and misconceptions about self-injury; understanding self-injury in the context of human embodiment and a social-model approach to distress and illness; exploring practical strategies for responding in meaningful ways including using creative practices and harm-reduction; a clear guide to producing a harm-reduction.
Safe with Self-Injury Paperback edition by Kay Inckle
Introduction; 1. Self-injury essentials: understanding before intervention; 2. Embodying distress: the functions of self-injury; 3. The inner world: what is it like being you?; 4. A social model: context is everything; 5. Responding helpfully: embodied and social interventions; 6. Staying safe: harm-reduction; 7. Policy: making best practice happen; 8. Going the distance: a case study of Zest (Northern Ireland); Appendices: Policy examples and learning exercises
Dr Kay Inckle is a course convener in the sociology of health and medicine at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She worked as a service provider in a range of health and social care contexts, supporting both adults and young people. From 2009-2012 she ran a self-injury training service delivering programmes based on a holistic and harm-reduction approach to self-injury. She has published widely in the field, including her previous book Flesh Wounds? New Ways of Understanding Self-Injury (PCCS Books, 2010).
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