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Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who use drugs, for staff of mainstream organisations

 

Overview

Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who use drugs is an Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) program which aims to improve access to mainstream services for Aboriginal people who use drugs (PWID). It is tailored for staff of mainstream organisations who work with Aboriginal PWID with the long term goal of increasing service quality and reducing the transmission rates of blood bourne viruses.

The program includes workshop modules on:

The program was developed in conjunction with Aboriginal PWID and service providers. It is facilitated or co-facilitated by Aboriginal PWID and can be adapted to suit the needs of local services and workers.

Abstract adapted from Australian Injecting Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)

Contacts

Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)
Sydney Building
Level 2, 112-116 Alinga Street
GPO Box 1552
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6279 1600
Fax: (02) 6279 1610
Email: info@aivl.org.au

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Last updated: 26 November 2013
 
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