Hope and Healing for Kids Who Cut: Learning to Understand and Help Those Who Self-Injure - eBook  -     By: Marv Penner
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Zondervan/Youth Specialties / 2009 / ePub

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The issue of self-injury has become increasingly visible in the world of adolescents and young adults in recent years. The chaos of divorce, poverty, substance abuse, mental illness, and neglect has kids looking for ways to manage chronic and overwhelming emotional pain. In Hope and Healing author Marv Penner will take you into the world of self-injury, defining what it is and what it is not. He provides the tools and wisdom to help understand the pain and confusion a self-injurer experiences and how to walk with them toward the Light to find hope and healing.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 9780310569558
ISBN-13: 9780310569558
UPC: 025986569556
Availability: In Stock

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You may have noticed them—the kids who are hiding their pain under long sleeves or wristbands. Or you might never notice them—the ones who seem to have life together except for the deep secret that they keep hidden beneath their clothes. This is no longer a fringe issue that occurs only in the most extreme cases. The truth is that many teens today are dealing with their emotional pain by inflicting physical pain upon themselves, whether we can see it on the surface or not. While we may never fully understand the motives behind self-mutilation and cutting, we can begin to understand why some teens cut, and more importantly, we can learn how to help. Hope and Healing for Kids Who Cut will take you into the world of self-injury, defining what it is—and what it is not. You’ll hear stories from teens and young adults who struggle with the urge to hurt themselves, and you’ll learn to recognize the signs of self-injury. In addition, counselor and professor, Marv Penner will help you understand the cycle of addiction, that has become everyday life for so many hurting teens, and he’ll give you the tools and wisdom to help a self-injurer find hope and healing. Whether you know someone who is cutting, or you are struggling with this addiction yourself, Hope and Healing for Kids Who Cut is something you want to have in your “first-aid” kit.

Author Bio

Marv Penner is a youth ministry expert with more than 30 years in the field, chairs the youth and family ministry department at Briercrest Graduate School in Saskatchewan, Canada. He's also director of the Canadian Centre of Adolescent Research and author of "The Youth Worker's Guide to Parent Ministry" and "Help! My Kids Are Hurting."

Author Bio

Marv Penner is a youth ministry expert with more than 30 years in the field, chairs the youth and family ministry department at Briercrest Graduate School in Saskatchewan, Canada. He's also director of the Canadian Centre of Adolescent Research and author of The Youth Worker's Guide to Parent Ministry and Help! My Kids Are Hurting.

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  1. Susan
    Jackson, Ca
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Very informative with lots of suggestions.
    July 29, 2011
    Susan
    Jackson, Ca
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
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    Meets Expectations: 5
    It was so nice to get some information regarding cutting written by a Christian. That doesn't seem to be an easy thing to do these days. I especially appreciated the hope the author gives in dealing with this heartbreaking issue.
  2. Elaina W
    Chicago, IL
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Sensible Guide for Understanding Kids Who Cut
    October 18, 2010
    Elaina W
    Chicago, IL
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I struggled with cutting for almost six years and have read a dozen books on the topic, but I still learned something new from this book! The information Marv gave on the developmental stages of adolescents was probably the most helpful section of the book for me; it made sense of why all the "issues" in my early childhood (child of divorce, part of a blended family, feelings of abandonment and rejection) that didn't seem to be a big deal as a kid came to a destructive head during adolescence.

    Overall, Marv's book provides a balanced look at why people self-injure AND how to help them. It's a worthy contribution to the growing body of Christian literature on the subject.
  3. Jim Magee
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    June 6, 2008
    Jim Magee
    As a high school Counselor this has been the best book I have seen in helping kids who struggle with self injury. Penner speaks to kids, parents and helpers. A very practical and insightful book to help all understand the what is behind the cutting.
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