Full course description
Harm Reduction Approach to Care: A practical model to support meeting people 'where they are at'
Enduring July 2021-July 2023
This presentation will provide a brief overview of the principles of Harm Reduction strategies as a tool to engage people who use drugs including those who are pregnant. Participants will explore their own implicit bias, understand the impact of stigma on people who use drugs, and learn strategies to engage relationally with clients/patients/participants in a program. A demonstration video will be presented to highlight these objectives.
Julie Falchuk is Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in Austin, Texas. She works as a Psychotherapist in a group practice where she provides individual, couples and group services for people struggling with mental health vulnerabilities and exploring their relationship to substance use. Julie served on the board of the Austin Harm Reduction Coalition for over 4 years and has witnessed the valuable impact that harm reduction services can have on people's lives. When not working, Julie enjoys practicing yoga and meditation, bike riding, hiking and spending time with her partner and two sweet pups.
CONTINUING EDUCATION STATEMENTS
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas
State Board of Social Worker Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.
UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is a provider of continuing education for the following clinical licenses: Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) Counselors.