This one day course is ideal for people new to the concepts of harm reduction. The session will include understanding the pragmatic approaches to substance use as well as understanding how harm reduction approaches effect working practice.
This course was designed for anyone working within non-substance misuse services, eg nurses, police, social services staff and other care organisations. However it also works as a great primer for both new and experienced drugs workers. The main focus is on giving delegates the practical skills required to work within a harm reduction methodology.
Understand the philosophy behind harm reduction
Examine the categorisation of substances in relation to harm
Understand how harm reduction 'fits' in with recovery
Be able to relate harm reduction to daily life
Explore national and international campaigns
Develop harm reduction programmes specific to your own client group
This Educator Handbook explains how the 'Stuff On'booklet series can be used effectively with groups of young people. The series includes booklets on: Alcohol Heroin Amphetamine Magic Mushrooms Cocaine Ecstasy Poppers Cannabis Solvents Tobacco Part of the 'Stuff on..' series, find out more about this series and supporting resources. …