Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs, Part 2

Event Date: 
16 September 2015, 13:00 EDT

Featuring: Carol Strike, PhD, Associate Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

This webinar will introduce recommendations included in Part 2 of the Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs. Developed by service providers, service users and researchers from across Canada, the second instalment of the recommendations focuses on service models, referrals to services and emerging areas of practice.

The webinar will include practical recommendations for service providers on:

  • service model design
  • equipment distribution for piercing, tattooing, steroid/hormone injection and smoking crystal methamphetamine
  • referrals for testing, vaccination, treatment, housing, mental health and addiction services
  • relationships with law enforcement

About the presenter

Carol Strike is an Associate Professor in the Social and Behaviour Health Sciences Division at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, and an Affiliate Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Her research program aims to improve health services for marginalized populations with a particular focus on people who use drugs.

Resource List

Best Practice Recommendations Part II

http://www.catie.ca/en/programming/best-practices-harm-reduction - Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs that Provide Service to People who Use Drugs and are at Risk of HIV, HCV and Other Harms: Part 2

New Best Practice Recommendations Part 2: Service referrals for substance use treatment, mental health services, and housing servicesPrevention in Focus

Best Practice Recommendations Part I

Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs that Provide Service to People Who Use Drugs and are at Risk for HIV, HCV, and Other Harms Part 1 – Prevention in Focus

New recommendations for the delivery of harm reduction programming in Canada – CATIE webinar

New best practice guidelines for harm reduction programs promote needle distributionPrevention in Focus

Safer Crack Cocaine Smoking Equipment Distribution: Comprehensive Best Practice GuidelinesPrevention in Focus

Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs – resource collection

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