An Introduction to Harm Reduction

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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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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
Date of next course TBA
 

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