Introduction to Harm Reduction

Introduction to Harm Reduction

About this course

Harm Reduction is a term that means many things to many people, but fundamentally, it is a way of reducing an individual’s risks and promoting behaviors that supports them in moving towards health and well-being. It also provides a framework to foster connection and trust, and to facilitate engagement in appropriate services. This six session bundle with provide an overview of the “Five Pillars” of Harm Reduction, answer common questions about harm reduction approaches, and demonstrate a role play in which harm reduction approaches are used and compared to non-harm reduction approaches.  

Curriculum

  • Misconception of Harm Reduction Part I
  • Misconceptions of Harm Reduction Part II
  • Enabling Behavior versus Harm Reduction
  • 5 Pillars of Harm Reduction
  • Harm Reduction in Action
  • Harm Reduction in Action Debrief
  • Evaluation

About this course

Harm Reduction is a term that means many things to many people, but fundamentally, it is a way of reducing an individual’s risks and promoting behaviors that supports them in moving towards health and well-being. It also provides a framework to foster connection and trust, and to facilitate engagement in appropriate services. This six session bundle with provide an overview of the “Five Pillars” of Harm Reduction, answer common questions about harm reduction approaches, and demonstrate a role play in which harm reduction approaches are used and compared to non-harm reduction approaches.  

Curriculum

  • Misconception of Harm Reduction Part I
  • Misconceptions of Harm Reduction Part II
  • Enabling Behavior versus Harm Reduction
  • 5 Pillars of Harm Reduction
  • Harm Reduction in Action
  • Harm Reduction in Action Debrief
  • Evaluation