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Youth and Harm Reduction Webinar: A Canadian perspective, Canadian AIDS Society

Online
July 26, 2011

1:00 p.m. EST

The Canadian AIDS Society and our partners, is pleased to invite you to a webinar session looking at current youth specific harm reduction programs and guidelines being used in different Canadian communities. The panel discussion will highlight the innovations and limitations of current programs, and insight into the future innovations of youth specific Harm Reduction in Canada.

Our Panelists are:

  • Kori Doty who is the Harm reduction program manager at YouthCO in Vancouver and will be speaking about the trends being seen in youth drug use and the different strategies YouthCO has been engaged in to reduce risk.
  • Lisa Campbell Salazar is the Project Coordinator at the TRIP! Project through Central Toronto Community Health Centre’s who will be speaking about the innovative youth related harm reduction strategies being used in Toronto through the TRIP! Project.

During the webinar each presenter will have 20 minutes and at the end there will be 20 minutes of Q and A. This session is recommended for both service providers and organizations currently involved in harm reduction and those looking to improve their organizations harm reduction strategies and programming surrounding youth.

This webinar will be in English but will be put on the CAS website with French translation as soon as possible.

To register or to obtain more information, please contact Brittany Graham at the Canadian AIDS Society (brittanyg@cdnaids.ca).

[Source: Canadian Harm Reduction listserv, http://canadianharmreduction.com/index.php]