At the end of this unit, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the philosophical basis of harm reduction, the movement’s historical roots, and how it currently influences other service areas
  • Explore attitudes and values related to harm reduction
  • Brainstorm strategies for a “step-down” harm reduction approach for an identified behavioral challenge
  • Identify next steps for integrating harm reduction approaches into your practice with clients


Lesson plan and handouts (PDF)

PowerPoint slides (PPT)