Year: 1979 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (10th: 1979: Ottawa), p.111-112 SIEC No: 20091043

This presentation described a long-term investigation of self-cutting which was a chronic problem among adolescent girls confined in a training school in Ontario. The investigation led to the development of an intervention strategy which resulted in the elimination of this behaviour at the institution. The intervention, Co-opting, was discussed.