3 Continuing Education Credits


Harm Reduction in Community Settings

The course will focus on the benefits of Harm Reduction for clients and communities. Resistance to Harm Reduction among practitioners and community members will also be discussed. Harm Reduction offers unique opportunities into how to approach and engage client systems that have shown resistance to other types of treatment modalities.

In order to receive your completion certificate at the end of the workshop please have your NYS Social Worker License # when you register.

Upcoming Dates

Thursday, January 17th


Private Community Room

Panera Bread

5191 Sunrise Highway 

Bohemia, NY, 11716 

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Workshop Objectives

  • Define Harm Reduction
  • Explore how Harm Reduction can be applied within services that are provided at your agency/practice
  • Identify the strengths and limitations of the Harm Reduction Model
  • Role Play harm reduction scenarios


Michael Chiappone, LMSW