INTRODUCTION TO HARM REDUCTION COURSE FOR STUDENTS OF SOCIAL WORK. PhDr. Lenka Vavrinčíková [email protected] FACULTY OF EDUCATION MATEJ BEL UNIVERSITY BANSKÁ BYSTRICA SLOVAKIA. FACULTY OF EDUCATION MATEJ BEL UNIVERSITY. was established on September 1964 prepares:
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Class 1:Course Overview: Clarifying Objectives and Expectations. Introduction to Harm Reduction.
Class2:Understanding Drug Use: Pharmacology, Classes of Drugs, Routes of Administration and Effects.
Class 3:Zinberg’s Theory of ‘Drug, Set, and Setting’, Continuum of Drug Use.
Class 4:Overview of Harm Reduction: History and Principles.
Class5: Prevention Strategies: Overdose Prevention; Relapse Prevention; Disease Prevention.
Class 6: Harm Reduction Modalities of Intervention.
Class 7:Assessment of Drug use and Drug-Related Harm: Individual Level Interventions.
Class 8: Community Level Intervention, Rapid Assessment, Community Mapping.
Class 9: Algorithms of Intervention, Goal Setting.
Class 10: Applications of Harm Reduction to Other Populations.
Class 11: Drug Policy, Harm Reduction and Human Rights.
Class 12: Drug User Involvement, Empowerment, Participatory Action.
Class 13: Wrap – up; Conclusion; Feedback; Evaluation; Looking Forward.