The University of Texas System

Assessing Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: The SOARS Model

Aug 04, 2021

12:00 pm–1:00 pm


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The Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) at The University of Texas Health at Tyler is sponsoring a FREE Continuing Medical Education presentation via videoconference on Wednesday, 8/4/2021.  We encourage you to join us and, as always, please feel free to share this educational offering with other primary care providers.

Title:  Assessing Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: The SOARS Model

Date:  Wednesday, 8/4/2021

Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm CDT

Speaker: Nicholas Westers, Psy.D., ABPP


  • Explain key characteristics of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) behavior that may increase the risk for future suicide attempt
  • Recall at least three important questions to ask individuals who engage in NSSI
  • Discuss strategies for providing brief, targeted counsel/advice to individuals who engage in NSSI
  • Incorporate behavioral management techniques in their practice