Harm Reduction Approach in Managing Substance Abuse
$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Intermediate*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CEU Course Description
This CEU course provides practitioners with information on harm reduction - an approach to managing alcohol use, drug use, and other risky behaviors. Topics discussed include: the client as the change agent; substance use and harm reduction; harm reduction in practice; and adapted clinical guidelines for opioid use disorder.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Explain the principles of harm reduction practice.
2. Investigate the evidence-based, feasible, and cost-effective ways of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors.
3. Describe what the practice of harm reduction promotes for the client.
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