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Harm Reduction & Current Issues

This three-hour seminar provides an introduction to harm reduction for all groups, organisations, companies or clubs whether established as a specific substance use service or not.

  • The seminar will be useful to any groups, organisations, companies or clubs who:
  • Want to develop approaches based on harm reduction principles
  • Would like to review their existing approach to utilising harm reduction principles

Course Duration: 3 hours

Number of Places Available: -12

Who Should Attend?
Those interested in learning more about Harm Reduction principles and the utilisation of such approaches.

Dates & Venues:
March 21st, Galway

Trainer:
Neil Wilson

Course Description:
This three-hour seminar provides an introduction to harm reduction for all groups, organisations, companies or clubs whether established as a specific substance use service or not.

  • The seminar will be useful to any groups, organisations, companies or clubs who:
  • Want to develop approaches based on harm reduction principles
  • Would like to review their existing approach to utilising harm reduction principles

Course Content:
The seminar aims to provide you and your organisation with;

  • An understanding of the importance of harm reduction within any service provision
  • An understanding of the issues involved in utilising harm reduction approaches
  • An increased knowledge of current and proposed initiatives based upon harm reduction principles

Learning Outcomes:
This seminar will equip those attending with the necessary background to further develop services based on harm reduction principles that are appropriate to their setting.

For further information on this course contact Neil Wilson at 091 566266 or email; neil@aidswest.ie

Trainer Profile:
Neil Wilson, Education Support Worker employed by AIDS West, a post funded by the Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force. Neil provides education and training to groups and agencies in Galway City and County. Neil also delivers holistic drug and alcohol education/prevention programmes to parents, professionals, organisation, young people, ethnic minorities, at-risk groups and communities where a need has been identified.

Certification/Accreditation:
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the training

How to book:

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