Dismantling Drug Related Stigma (Small group) 6/15/23
Thursday, June 15th, 10:30am-12:30pm
This two hour training will introduce the concepts of social inequalities faced by people who use drugs, the stigma they experience, and how this impacts their ability to access services. Through evaluation of one’s own potential role in perpetuating drug-related stigma, participants will develop new strategies for building more authentic and productive relationships with clients, as well as dismantling stigma related to drug use in their day-to-day lives.
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:
- Recall the meaning of stigma & related concepts
- Identify three ways in which drug users experience stigma and discrimination
- Identify two consequences of drug-related stigma and discrimination on access to services
- Identify conceptual and practical tools to challenge stigma and support the needs of people who use drugs
- Explain three ways to address stigma at individual and agency levels
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 850 3117 8126
Continuing education units (CEUs) are available thanks to the Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI) for the following disciplines:
- Registered Nurses (RN)
- Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT)
- Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC)
- Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP)
In order to receive your CEUs, you must complete the following:
- Sign in and sign out of the training using the chat in Zoom.
- Complete the evaluation after the training AND complete the 5 post-question quiz
- You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the training if you fill out the evaluation.
- CEUs will be emailed to you within 1 month.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health is committed to leading with race and prioritizing Intersectionality, including sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, class, nationality, language, and ability. SFDPH strives to move forward on the continuum of becoming an anti-racist institution through dismantling racism, building, building solidarity among racial groups, and working towards becoming a Trauma-Informed/Trauma Healing Organization in partnership with staff, clients, communities, and our contractors. When attending, SFDP trainings, events, and/or meetings, we uphold expectations and standards of rules of engagement for our employees and contractors. We expect that all participants operate in professional integrity and adhere to the DPH Employee Code of Conduct or their employee conduct. Participants will be accountable for upholding any group agreements provided by the trainer or host and uphold principles of transparency, confidentiality and respect. We support respectful participation across intersecting identities and experiences including race, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, class, nationality, religion, language, physical and mental ability, and political ideology. While we strive to make an space of inclusivity, belonging, and hub for various perspective, we do not tolerate any inappropriate behavior or comments rooted in anti-blackness, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, sexism, or any comments or behavior that is discriminatory, disruptive, or divisive. If participants cannot abide by these expectations, they will be removed from the training or event and will not be allowed to attend any additional DPH trainings, event, and/or meetings. Trainers have been informed to notify DPH of any misconduct and a DPH representative will follow up with that employee’s supervisor or participant’s agency regarding the misconduct.