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[IN-PERSON TRAINING] Opioid Overdose Rescue & Prevention (CEUs)

June 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

9:30am – Check-in & Breakfast
10am – Training Begins


Opioid Overdose Rescue (Part 1)

Participants will learn about opioids and risk factors for overdose. They will then explore strategies for rescues and practices strategies through scenarios.

Learning Objectives:

  • Name 5 risk factors for opioid overdoses
  • Distinguish between someone who is really high versus overdosing
  • Describe how to assess for opioid overdose
  • Explain how naloxone works to reverse opioid overdoses
  • Practice overdose response and how to administer naloxone

Opioid Overdose Prevention (Part 2)

Participants will explore strategies to address the risks of overdose with a harm reduction approach. The scenario-based training providers opportunities for discussion and practice about issues of safety, grief, and moving towards behavior change.

Learning Objectives:

  • Name 2-3 principles of harm reduction
  • Describe 4-5 different harm reduction strategies
  • Explore the stages of change framework and how it can influence change talk/behavior
  • Practice safety planning strategies
  • Name 2-3 precautions to improve program safety


Continuing education units (CEUs) will be offered in partnership with Adcare Educational Institute.

For questions about this training, please contact Michael Leonard at [email protected].

For questions about CEUs, please contact Emelie Trayah at [email protected].


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June 4
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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The College of the Holy Cross
1 College Street, The Hogan Campus Center
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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