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trafficking, depression/ anxiety, difficulty attending schoolHomeless youth have unique needs- need programs with multiple services6.Characteristics of harm reduction approachPrinciple 2- do no harmThe way we frame problems shape how we respondNondiscriminatory Respects civil liberties/ human rightsProvides alternatives for high risk lifestylesFocus on preventing drug related harm vs simply reducing drug consumptionMore strength basedHow different behaviors contribute to addictionMany connections, systems, and resources they may havePrinciples: i.Not all drug use is abuse (use-abuse-addiction)ii.Continuum from benign to chaoticiii.Health, not legal or moral concern (medicalize it rather than criminalize)iv.People use drugs for specific reasons (relationship w drug most important)v.Harm is relative (prevent worst harm first)vi.Incremental change is normalDisease model of addictioni.Minnesota Modelii.12-step participation programiii.Abstinence basediv.Peer/ spiritually based7.Levels of prevention and corresponding risk levelsPrimary Intervention: minimal risk; widespread big programs for gen. pop. (prevention); ex: vaccines, wellness promotionSecondary Intervention: high risk; target pop with high risk- look to limit risks; ex: screening test, early interventionTertiary Intervention: at-risk behavior already occurred, treatment/ lessen affects; most expensive; Ex: medical/ mental healthcare, CPS8.Pyramid of principlesSocial justice
i.Principle 1ii.Social justice: elimination of institutionalized domination/ oppressioniii.Inclusion of everyone in benefitsiv.Empowerment of people to participate in all aspects of societyv.Failing to recognize diversity can cause policies to deepen racial, ethic, and economic disparitiesvi.Involves a reversal of practices that disenfranchise people/ familiesvii.Ani-poverty measures are crucialKey principles in applying developmental science (goodness of fit, preventionex)i.applying development to strengthen families/ enhance well-being1.person- context interactions2.proximal processes3.ecological approachii.promote resilience by encouraging/ supporting healthy relationshipsiii.family processes can be a mechanism for changeiv.goodness of fit: healthy development and family functioning dpend on the match between the needs of the developing fam and the resources, supports, and capacities of the multiple environments which they are located1.misinformation and stereotypes can cause programs/ policy to not fitSolving complex family problemsi.It always “depends”What is a Panacea approach?

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