One event on August 22, 2024 at 9:30 am
Harm Reduction Masterclass: learn the principles and best practice with peer expert trainers from Harm Reduction Victoria. Learn alongside our living experience trainers about what clients who use drugs really want and need from our services. Essential for all new and established workers in the AOD and BBV workforces.
There are 7 modules delivered over 2 half-days online, with each one designed to give you a basic understanding of each topic. There is an activity that needs to be completed before attending the second day of training. Participants will receive details via email the week before the training.
NB: do not enrol in this training if you cannot commit to attending both days. No-shows are not acceptable and will affect your ability to enrol in other training.
DAY ONE – Wednesday August 21, 12:30PM – 5:00PM
Harm Reduction 101
Drug Overdose & Adverse Effects
DAY TWO – Thursday August 22, 9:30AM – 1:00PM
Introduction to Pharmacotherapy
Working Effectively with people who use drugs
Stigma & Discrimination
This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.
Who is not eligible?
Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.
Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you cannot attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.
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VAADA acknowledges the support of the Victoria Government