Training Catalog

[Training] Supporting People Who Use Drugs: Strategies for Service Providers (3 hours)

This three-hour training will offer participants an opportunity to explore reasons why people may use drugs, how we can assess risk using the “drug, set, setting” model, and how we can design our physical program spaces to support engagement among our participants and clients who use drugs.

Learning Objectives 

Participants will:   

  1. Understand the intersection between harm reduction and recovery and name the similarities and differences between these two approaches  
  1. Explore the societal context of drug use through the “drug, set, setting” model and develop an appreciation for the various reasons people use drugs  
  1. Learn non-stigmatizing approaches to interacting with prospective program participants who use drugs and designing the physical program space   
  1. Develop skills in the asking, listening, and informing strategy of motivational interviewing to hold conversations about drug use and harm reduction with clients/participants   

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Audience: Employers/worksites, Providers, Substance Use Services