2018 Harm Reduction Conference
Please join us on Wednesday, May 16th for a day-long program featuring workshops and hands-on activities about Harm Reduction in Housing and Healthcare. This year's conference features keynote speaker, Queen Adesuyi, Policy Associate at the Drug Policy Alliance’s Office of National Affairs in Washington, D.C.
Social Work and MCBAP CEU's will be available. Learn more and register HERE.
2018 Breakout Sessions to include:
Seniors and Substance Use/Opiate Use and Older Adults
Take Action: Opioid Overdose Prevention Training
Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT)
Alternatives to Pain Management
Policy and Practices for Gun Safety
Harm Reduction in Michigan
Harm Reduction in Housing with Families
Interested in learning more about Harm Reduction? Click HERE.
NEW FOR 2018! HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP ON DRUG, SET AND SETTING.
Join us on Tuesday, May 15th, for a half day pre-conference workshop on Drug, Set and Setting with Valery Shuman, Senior Director of the Midwest Harm Reduction Institute and Matthew Silver, Director of Operations for Family Service of Winnetka-Northfield. This training will explore the meaning and application of Substance Use Management. Participants will develop a detailed understanding of the concept of drug, set, and setting while considering the role that it plays in a person's substance use and overall health. The training will help people communicate with their clients more effectively to identify areas of harm and opportunities for making safer, healthier choices related to their substance use. MCBAP and Social Work CEU's will be available for this workshop. The workshop is being offered on Tuesday, May 15th from 9 am-12 pm and again from 1 pm-4 pm and costs $30.00. To register, click the tickets button above.
**Please note, this workshop is targeted to those who have an intermediate level of understanding of the concepts of harm reduction.
2018 conference admission is $40.00. Admission may be paid via credit card or check. An invoice option is available for agencies. Students are welcome.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please list any dietary restrictions at checkout.
Social Work, MCBAP and Nursing CEU’s will be offered.
Full conference scholarships are available at checkout in exchange for a one-two hour volunteer commitment during the conference. You will be contacted before the conference with further details.
Washtenaw Health Plan, Washtenaw Housing Alliance, Washtenaw Health Initiative, Washtenaw Health Department, and Washtenaw Community College.
Please contact Heather Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.