This workshop will take an expansive view of harm reduction, allowing you to gain insights into why, despite the controversy that still swirls around the topic, it is fundamental practice within the addiction field. By the conclusion of the workshop you will gain the ability to explain to individuals inside and outside of the addiction field why claiming that harm reduction strategies promote drug use in the same as stating that wearing a seat belt promotes automobile collisions.
Develop an understanding of the philosophy of harm reduction and how it is a response to Canadian drug policy.
- harm reduction principles.
- Understand harm reduction within the context of the social determinants of health.
CACCF: 12 continuing education hours
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Cancellations and Transfers
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Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Addictions Certificate : Addictions Certificate