Continuing Education Event – Harm Reduction in a Clinical Setting – Webinar – 3/16/2021

This training will provide an overview of how to utilize harm reduction approaches in a clinical setting. This training will review harm reduction approaches and useful conversations to use when working with clients who use substances from alcohol to fentanyl in all levels of care. The training also will provide a contemporary review of Harm Reduction options.

Objectives:

– Participants will be able to incorporate realistic expectations and educate clients on effective ways to stay as safe as possible in the event of a recurrence of use
– Participants will be able to identify useful harm reduction tools when discharge planning in all levels of care.
– Participants will be able to identify Harm Reduction techniques that are being advanced today.

Recovery Centers of America has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7002. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Recovery Centers of America is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 2 credit hours.

Trainer bio:
Domenica Personti, MS, LCDP, CADC holds the unique perspective of a person who has recovered from significant behavioral health challenges, a domestic violence survivor, and a provider of substance abuse and mental health services. She is a Trauma Informed Care Trainer and Master Implementation Specialist, and Overdose Prevention Trainer, Mental Health First Aid USA instructor, and trainer of Recovery Based Peer Support Programs. Mrs. Personti has over 18 years of experience in behavioral health and specializes in program development, implementation, quality assurance and consultation. Mrs. Personti obtained her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College, after obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services with a Criminal Justice focus. Mrs. Personti is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional, a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomat, and a Certified Prevention Specialist. Mrs. Personti has worked in the field of Behavioral Health since 1998, within many different modalities of treatment. Mrs. Personti has specialized training in trauma informed care, medication assisted recovery, forensic mental health counseling, crisis management, criminal justice and justice involved populations, adolescent treatment, disease education, harm reduction, substance abuse and violence prevention. Mrs. Personti was trained as an Overdose Prevention Trainer and Naloxone Educator through the DOPE Project in San Francisco, California, which is a model Overdose Prevention Program that is part of the National Harm Reduction Coalition. Her ability to connect with the population she serves is what makes her successful.

Date

Mar 16 2021
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Time

9:00 am - 11:00 am

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