Event Description


CoP Session 3: Effective Strategies for Harm Reduction and Syringe Services Programs

Date
12/08/2022
Duration
1.5 hours
Status
Full
Cost
FREE
Credit Hours
None


Details

December 8, 2022

11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST

About

The third presentation in CAPTC’s CoP series will explore effective trends for engaging the needs of PWID. It will also explore how health departments and other programs and organizations across the continuum of care can collaborate to develop effective pathways for PWID to access SSP services, optimize their chances to address their substance use dependency.

Presenters:

  • Tanagra Melgarejo, National Learning & Engagement Strategist, NHRC, Oakland, CA
  • Emma Roberts, Senior Director of National Capacity Building, NHRC, NY, NY

Objectives

By the end of this three-session virtual series, attendees of the SSP CoP will be able to:

  • Identify 3 strategies for strengthening community engagement in SSP activities which support people who inject drugs (PWID)
  • Discuss 3 strategies for integrating diversion programs in syringe services programs
  • Describe 3 harm reduction strategies to ensure equitable access to SSP and other HIV prevention and care services for PWID
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