Harm reduction is one of the many pathways to safety currently being utilized in the chronic care model of healthcare. It has become especially useful for addressing substance use and mental health disorders and in fact, there are an increasing number of health and human services professionals advocating for the utilization of harm reduction models of care. This training will explore the pathway and principles of harm reduction and help individuals understand the importance and impact of incorporating these techniques to reduce high-risk behaviors.
This 6-hour training will provide a framework in which to understand harm reduction principles and techniques as they relate to working with individuals unable to refrain from behaviors that increase their risk of exposure to chronic disease, the criminal justice system, and other psychosocial harms including drugs and alcohol.
Upon completion of this training, participants will receive 6 CEUs