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Webinars (From the Harm Reduction Coalition)

Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 5.14.23 PMHepatitis C Basics: This 2-hour webinar was presented by Harm Reduction Coalition’s Mike Selick, Hepatitis C Training and Policy Manager, and Joanna Berton Martinez, Senior Trainer, on July 27th, 2017.  The webinar can serve as an introductory course for anyone with a professional or personal interest in Hepatitis C.  The webinar provides participants with information on how HCV can be transmitted, how the disease progresses, how to identify HCV infection, how to discuss HCV prevention with clients, and how to provide basic tips or taking care of the liver and living healthy while living with HCV.

screen-shot-2017-08-11-at-5-14-42-pm.pngHarm Reduction Approach: This 2-hour webinar webinar was presented by Harm Reduction Coalition’s Emma Roberts, Director of Capacity Building Services, and Joanna Berton Martinez, Senior Trainer, on October 5, 2016.  The webinar provides participants with an introduction to basic philosophy and practices of HIV/STI/HCV harm reduction with regards to substance use and sexual risk behavior.  The webinar provides an opportunity to reflect on your values and attitudes regarding harm reduction, as well as learn specific harm reduction strategies.

screen-shot-2017-08-11-at-5-14-58-pm.pngInjection Drug User Cultural Competency: This 90-minute webinar aims to provide an overview of injecting drug user (IDU) cultural competency. The webinar opens by answering the questions “Why is there a need for IDU cultural competency?” and “What is IDU Cultural Competency?” while exploring facets of injecting drug user culture and experience. The webinar closes with a discussion of IDU cultural competency principles and practices, as well as a detailed question-and-answer segment.

screen-shot-2017-08-11-at-5-15-16-pm.pngA Need for Racial Justice in Harm Reduction: Where a Racial Justice Agenda Matters: A community-based developmental evaluation study was conducted that explores organizational development barriers for African-Americans to access leadership and decision making power within institutions and organizations providing HIV prevention services and programming using the harm reduction model.

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