Self harm situation - page 2
This isn't totally nursing related but I have a 7th grade student who gets upset and then bites herself on her arm. It is a newer thing, I believe, and she states she has never broken the skin. She... Read More
Sep 6, '16Specialty: 5 year(s) of experience ; Joined: Oct '14; Posts: 3,110; Likes: 9,865Any update?
Sep 7, '16Joined: May '15; Posts: 33; Likes: 60I have been able to talk with her daily which seems to help (her and I) and she is pretty open with everything that I have asked or discussed. She hasn't had anymore episodes of biting herself or any other self harming. We are having a counselor come in weekly so i am hoping this helps her out!
Sep 8, '16Joined: Sep '15; Posts: 2,255; Likes: 5,430Any chance of contacting parents for recommending further eval? I had a student who was self harming and had to initiate 911, as her parents weren't immediately amenable to the idea. Forced their hand and are actually grateful to me for it.