HARM REDUCTION FOR THE PEER WORKFORCE [SEATTLE, WA]
Harm Reduction for the Peer Workforce, is a FREE 18-hour training that emphasizes harm reduction as an evidence-based approach that recognizes that substance use is a complex issue that cannot be addressed simply by abstaining from drugs or alcohol. It provides individuals with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively reduce the harms associated with substance use.
The training curriculum and materials originated from Recovery Coaching A Harm Reduction Pathway© and has been adapted with permission and assistance of its co-authors and owners, Jim Wuelfing and Dean Lemire/ The Lemire Group LLC.
Unauthorized reproduction of these materials is prohibited.
Chad Sabora, Senior Advisor at Faces & Voices and one of the country’s most well-known experts in harm reduction, collaborated with the curriculum’s authors and other experts who have extensive experience in peer recovery coaching to update and expand this training program.
A project of the National Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Center (NHRTAC). Visit the NHRTAC website for more information. https://harmreductionhelp.cdc.gov/s/
This project is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award 100 percent funded by HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/SAMHSA/HHS, or the U.S. Government.
Recovery Café SODO,
4202 6th Avenue S.
Seattle, WA 98108