RESCHEDULED – Foundations of Harm Reduction 5.18.23 (Large group)
Thursday, May 18th, 10:30am-12:30pm
This training will provide a foundation in the principles of harm reduction and define harm reduction as an intervention, philosophy, and movement that participants can incorporate into their own work to better support people who use drugs. This training will give participants an opportunity to explore the principles of harm reduction and strategies for implementing them into their day-to-day work
By the end of this training, you will be able to:
- Explore 2-3 common motivations of drug use
- Define 3 key principles of harm reduction
- List at least three harm reduction options for substance use behaviors
- Identify 2-3 harm reduction services
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 839 1607 1637
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 and the post-test after the training
- You will receive a completion certificate at the end of the training if you fill out the evaluation.
- CEUs will be emailed to you within 1 month.
Attending one of these trainings fulfills the annual harm reduction training contract requirement, which is part of the SFDPH Declaration of Compliance for SFDPH systems of care and funded agencies that provide direct service to clients.
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.