Wed. 30 Oct 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
NB: Participants must have completed Insight's "Understanding Psychoactive Drugs" workshop or be an existing employee of an AOD or Mental Health service to be eligible for this workshop.
This course is designed to equip frontline AOD and Mental Health specialists with up-to-date information on generalist and substance-specific harm reduction strategies for AOD clients.
Other topics covered include:
Participants will also be provided with an overview of the types of injecting equipment available at primary NSPs and witness a practical demonstration of safe injecting with a prosthetic device.
NB: Participants will be required to provide their own lunch.
Presenters: Jim Hunt and Samantha Clark
NB: This training is targeted towards workers employed within specialist AOD treatment and mental health services only. It is not suitable for generalist health and community workers, statutory officers or members of the general public.