This session will cover evidence-based approaches and break down the best practice steps to utilize various harm reduction techniques in counseling. We will identify five ways to meet clients where they are and help them to move toward safer behaviors or even abstinence. Participants will gain a greater understanding and develop confidence is using the techniques discussed in this session.
Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to:
Define harm reduction and appropriate guidelines to use it.
Describe 5 evidence based approaches of harm reduction.
Prepare and implement basic techniques of harm reduction.