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Working Alongside Youth

Sep 12, 16, 23, 30 and Oct 7, 2021
9 am to 12 pm


Explore how to work with youth struggling with problematic substance use using an intersectional, anti-oppressive lens


  • Examining basic definitions in relation to working with youth in the ‘addictions’ field
  • Exploring the ethics in engaging in working with youth
  • Addressing power and professionalized knowledge in the counselling relationship
  • Identifying harm reduction practices
  • Reviewing how to work with youth in different stages
  • Understanding how to incorporate family work
  • Practicing how to work with youth individually and in group work

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