How to reduce self-harm in young people – Challenges for future research – speaker Professor David Cottrell (presentation slides to download as a pdf)
You can also listen to a podcast with David on this topic, his work, and current research.
This lecture (filmed on 6 September 2019) was a curtain-raiser celebrate to the launch of the JCPP Special issue 2019 – Suicide and self-harm: Pathways for Minimizing Suicide & Premature Deaths and Maximizing Hope and Wellbeing.
David was appointed Foundation Chair in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Leeds in 1994. He was Associate Medical Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Leeds for many years and has a wide experience of the development, management, delivery and evaluation of child and adolescent mental health services. His research interests are in the evaluation of psychological interventions and of Child and Adolescent Mental Health services. He was a co-author of the NICE guidelines on the management of depression in children and young people. His current research interests continue to focus on self-harm in young people.