Harm Reduction Training

I've been delivering harm reduction focused training for over a decade to some of the biggest drug service providors in the UK. All my training courses are focused on practical skills and can be delivered to delegates at any existing knowledge level.
 
The courses below are as a 'guide' every course can be adapted to your own individual services needs.

Consultation

Do you need support in improving the way your service works with injectors? Need advice on improving your needle programme?
 

Safer Injecting

This one day course has been developed to give a good understanding of safer injecting harm reduction advice. It will inform delegates of best practice and recognised harm reduction messages to be used when working with injecting drug users, along with an underpinning knowledge of currently injected substances and their associated risk factors.

Working With HepC

This one day course has been designed to give people an understanding of the issues faced by people living with, or at risk of HepC infection. We will look at the effects of the virus on the body and mental health, transmission routes and HepC harm reduction campaigns.

Working With Crack and Other Stimulant Users

A lot of people lack confidence when working with crack cocaine users and people using other stimulants. This two day course will develop your understanding of Psycho-Stimulant Users and their needs when attending support services. We explore reasons for using, cravings and harm reduction approaches to both smoked and injected drug use.

Intro to Harm Reduction

This one day course is ideal for people new to the concepts of harm reduction. The session will include understanding the pragmatic approaches to substance use as well as understanding how harm reduction approaches effect working practice.

Working in Needle Programmes

This two day course has been developed to give an understanding of the role of Needle and Syringe Programmes play within drug and alcohol services. It will inform delegates of best practice and recognised harm reduction messages to be used when working with injecting drug users, along with an underpinning knowledge of currently injected substances and their associated risk factors.