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The Intersection of Harm Reduction, Prevention, and Recovery - Part 2
The Peer Recovery Center of Excellence in collaboration with the PTTC Network is hosting this 2-part webinar series on the Intersection of Harm Reduction, Prevention, and Recovery.

This webinar series will illustrate the common goals within the fields of prevention, recovery, and harm reduction such as: reducing the adverse health and social consequences of chaotic substance use, demonstrate the multiple points of intervention across the spectrum of substance use, and how to develop coordinated strategies at individual and community levels to address chaotic substance use. Throughout the webinar, we will be taking a close look at how race and social determinants of health influence the frequency, access, and type of services provided to diverse populations.

Learning Objectives

• Describe the intersections between prevention, recovery, and harm reduction approaches
• Define common terms used in prevention, recovery, and harm reduction
• Develop specific ways in which prevention, recovery community, and harm reduction practitioners can better support one another

Nov 16, 2021 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Dean LeMire
Owner and Principal, LGLC @The LeMire Group LLC
Dean LeMire is owner and principal at LGLC. In his various roles across the substance use disorder continuum of care Dean has facilitated expansion of improved, person-centered, and community-based service delivery. In New Hampshire, Dean was instrumental in forming a statewide network of Recovery Community Organizations, as well as a statewide network of harm reduction service programs as a founding board member of the New Hampshire Harm Reduction Coalition and as co-founder of Hand Up Health Services, a multi-county syringe services program. Dean has trained recovery coaches since 2016 and co-developed Recovery Coaching a Harm Reduction Pathway© with Jim Wuelfing in 2019.
Haner Hernandez, Ph.D., CPS, CADCII, LADCI
Steering Committee @Peer Recovery Center of Excellence
Dr. Hernández is originally from Puerto Rico, is bilingual and has worked for 33 years in the health and human service field developing, implementing, and evaluating culturally and linguistically intelligent youth and adult health prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support programs. He is a master trainer and facilitator and provides individualized technical assistance and support to organizations that provide Substance Use Disorder and gambling prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery supports. Also, Dr. Hernández has over 25 years of experience in delivering addiction counseling and clinical supervision to professionals in the field. Haner is a person in long-term recovery from addiction and is committed to eliminating health disparities by participating in processes the build equity. He has served as a consultant to a number of local and state health departments with a focus on disparities, building health equity, addiction treatment, and recovery supports.
Carol Oliver, MAT, CPS
Trainer @Education Development Center (EDC)
Carol Oliver is a nationally recognized leader and trainer in the field of substance misuse prevention. She has expertise in evidence-based methods, stigma reduction, instructional design, and in-person and virtual learning. She specializes in developing systems to solve complex health-related problems and create effective behavioral health workforces.