HIV Harm Reduction Training

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The Harm Reduction Coalition to hold an interactive four day training

The Harm Reduction Coalition will be holding an interactive four day training in Austin March 7-10 that will provide an overview of principles of harm reduction and develop skills to design and implement community HIV harm reduction strategies including syringe exchange and overdose prevention programs.
 
To register online please click here http://tiny.cc/hrcworkshop
 
Please note that if you are unable to attend all 4 days, we will be recording the sessions and offering further in person trainings so there will be plenty of opportunities to catch up on anything missed.
 
If you have any questions or concerns feel free to reach out to Emma Roberts at roberts@harmreduction.org
 
Overview of Training Schedule:
Day 1:
AM – Overview of Harm Reduction
PM – Prevention Services for People Who Use Drugs including Syringe Exchange
Day 2:
AM – Understanding Drug Related Stigma
PM – A Review of HIV & HCV in relation to Harm Reduction
Day 3:
AM – Safer Injection and Introduction to Wound care
PM – Overdose Prevention & Response
Day 4:
AM – Outreach, Engagement & Boundaries
PM – Community Mobilization & Strategic Planning for Program implementation
 
The coalition is also offering a Training of Trainers for those who participate in these trainings and would like to be able to train up people back in your communities to be held on March 30 & 31 – contact us for more details.
 
Dr. Carrie Ann Lawrence PhD CFLE CHES
Postdoctoral Fellow
Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
Indiana School of Public Health-Bloomington
Project DirectorProject Cultivate-Project Cultivate Website
Co-Chair of the Applied Community Commons Working Group
The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.

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