Harm Reduction in Practice

Date: 31-Oct-18 to 31-Oct-18
Location: Peterborough Lions Community Centre / Peterborough / Canada
Category: Education

Harm Reduction in Practice
Chris Jardin | PARN

Date:

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Location:

Peterborough Lions Community Centre | Lions Den
347 Burnham Street
Peterborough, ON  K9H 1T5

Course Description:

An in-depth look at harm reduction as a foundational model for health and social services. This interactive multimedia course will invite participants to engage in several core principles that comprise harm reduction as related to substance use. Through large and small group discussion and various group and individual exercises, participants will cultivate a more concrete understanding of harm reduction and work to develop an assortment of tools and strategies to better implement harm reduction practically in their professional and personal lives.

Facilitator Biography:

Chris Jardin is the Support and Interventions Coordinator at PARN - Your Community AIDS Resource Network. Chris has trained thousands of service providers and individuals across the region on harm reduction and the opioid crisis. He is a strong advocate for bringing broader awareness to the stigmatizing attitudes and systems that create significant barriers for individuals engaged in substance use when attempting to access health and social services.

Exhibitors

Chris Jardin (PARN)

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