Ethics of Harm Reduction with Substance Use Disorder Clients
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 9:00am-4:45pm
Positive Impact Health Centers | 523 Church Street | Decatur, GA 30030

Approval for 6 CEUs by: Georgia Society for Clinical Social Workers (GSCSW)
Approval for 6 CEUs by: The Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, Inc. (LPCA-GA)

Registration is from 8:30am-9:00am | Registration fee covers all materials, snacks, and parking
PIHC Cancellation Policy: No refunds or cancellations within 48 hours of the event.

Early Registration: Now through May 24  | $100.00 (CEUs included)
Late Registration:  May 25-30 | $125.00 (CEUs included)
Student Registration: Now through May 30 | $50.00 (CEUs included) You must show your student ID upon entry

The primary goal of this workshop will be to identify the ethical concerns associated with harm reduction strategies and interventions. As part of that goal, training will define Harm Reduction as an alternative to abstinence-based treatment options. This workshop will include information on determining client appropriateness for harm reduction strategies, as well as, structured treatment planning ideas. Participants will learn ethical guidelines for mental health professionals working in the addiction field. The training will address scenarios of ethical conflict and discuss ways to protect both the client and clinician when using harm reduction strategies.

Goals and Objectives:
1. Provide an overview of basic principles of harm reduction treatment for substance use disorders.
2. Discuss risks and harm associated with harm reduction treatment for substance use disorders.
3. Identify ethical policies and procedures for harm reduction treatment for substance use disorders.
4. Understand the ethical use of Medication Assisted Treatment.
5. Identify ethical treatment modalities for dual diagnosed individuals.
6. Develop an understanding of substance use as a complex, multi-faceted phenomenon.

Amanda J. Holloway, LPC is a native of Queens, NY who has worked as an LPC since 2015. Amanda currently works at Positive Impact Health Centers, Inc. as the Program Manager for IMPACT, an intensive outpatient addictions program. Related to addictions counseling, Amanda has experience working in various settings including outpatient medication assisted treatments, inpatient hospitals and residential treatment programs. Her work has been with both adolescents and adults, military and civilian populations, men and women. Amanda is a believer in the promise of improved living as a result of addiction recovery and recognizes good training to be a crucial part of providing good client care.

For questions regarding this training, or questions about registration, please contact Tim McDaniel via email at or via phone at 404.977.5108.

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