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Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association for this monthly noon-hour speaker series. Enjoy a luncheon buffet, an informative presentation and engaging discussion with UW-Eau Claire experts.

Reservations are requested for Let's Do Lunch sessions, which are open to the public. The ticket price of $13 per session includes the presentation, Fanny Hill buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To make reservations, call 715-836-3266 or email alumni@uwec.edu.

The Truth About Self-Injury Among Youth

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Noon-1 p.m.

Fanny Hill Restaurant
3919 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Using data from her own research and prior clinical experiences, Dr. Jennifer Muehlenkamp, a licensed clinical psychologist and UW-Eau Claire associate professor of psychology, will provide an overview on the topic of non-suicidal self-injury in youth. The presentation will focus on information and case examples describing features of this behavior, why youth engage in the behavior, connections to suicide and how to help those who are self-injuring.

Join us for a delicious lunch and important discussion about a troubling phenomenon affecting our youth.

About the presenter

Dr. Jennifer Muehlenkamp
Dr. Jennifer Muehlenkamp

Dr. Jennifer Muehlenkamp teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at UW-Eau Claire. She also mentors undergraduate students on
research projects related to suicide and self-injury. Muehlenkamp is among the leading experts in the field of self-injury research, having published more than 80 empirical papers and book chapters on the topic. She also has co-authored two books — one focusing on evidenced based treatment of non-suicidal self-injury — and another on the intersection between self-injury and eating disorders. Muehlenkamp is frequently asked to lead
professional development workshops, and her research has been honored with two awards from the American Association of Suicidology. She received the 2014 UW-Eau Claire Excellence in Scholarship Award.

Muehlenkamp holds a bachelor's degree from UW-River Falls, master's from Ball State University and doctorate from Northern Illinois University.

For more information about the presentation, contact Dr. Jennifer Muehlenkamp at muehlejj@uwec.edu or 715-836-4642.

Upcoming Let's Do Lunch presentations

Jan. 28, 2015
Feb. 25, 2015
March 25, 2015
April 29, 2015
May 27, 2015

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