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Matthew Selekman

April 10, 2013 - 5:30pm - April 11, 2013 - 7:00pm
School of Social Work, 4101 15th Ave NE, Room 305

Keynote Address: Changing Self-Destructive Habits: Pathways to Solutions with Families 

This presentation will discuss key aggravating factors that are contributing to the increase in self-destructive habits among youth and adults today, such as: self-injury, substance abuse, eating-distressed behaviors, problem gambling, and Internet and cyber-sex abuse. Research on self-change studies in these habit areas will be discussed. Strategies for transforming self-destructive habits into positive affirming habits through targeted interventions at the adolescent, family, and social network levels are covered.
Martin Selekman is this year's Henry Maier Practitioner-in-Residence.

Open to the Social Work community. Refreshments and complimentary parking available.