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Since 2020, the SOLID project has become a cornerstone in the fields of social work, psychoactive substance treatment, and corrections, building a robust foundation of knowledge and expertise. Initially focused on in-person exchanges, the time has come to broaden our reach.

Our goal is to make our repository of insights, methodologies, and best practices accessible to all. We are committed to promotion of evidence-based practices in social work, bolstering the efforts and advocacy of NGOs, and enriching academic resources for future professionals.

Join us by embarking on the e-learning journey!

Basic Knowledge about Infectious Diseases

The course provides a useful introduction to themes related to the transmission of infections for anyone working with people affected by or at risk of infections diseases. This might included people who work in homelessness, community services, harm reduction, alcohol and other drugs, non-clinical health services and youth services. 

This course provide general information and is not designed for health professionals. This course is available  to all and the content is not for clinical practice and is not to be considered medical advice. 

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HIV and HCV rapid testing for people who using drugs

The course "HIV and HCV rapid testing in low-threshold settings for PWUD" is aimed to improve early diagnosis of HIV, viral hepatitis and TB as well as get a better linkage to care for men and women who inject drugs. It is designed to be a complete tool to provide staff in low-threshold settings the knowledge, skills and techniques needed for testing people who use drugs for HIV and HCV and linking them to needed care.

The content was adopted from previously developed guidelines, manuals and handbooks and is based on international best practices.

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Treatment Standards in Prisons

This course was created with the intention of individuals who want to learn more about the standards applicable in prisons and the rights of prisoners.

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Overdose prevention: how to use Naloxone

This course is relevant to social workers, managers and practitioners involved in caring for people who use drugs and those likely to witness an overdose.

The objective of the course is to assist in the reduction of opioid-related mortality.

Specifically these guidelines seek to

  • increase the availability of naloxone to people likely to witness an overdose
  • increase awareness of the identification of the signs and symptoms of an overdose and equip people with the skills to respond effectively

This course is intended to be straightforward and user-friendly, in order that organisations have a ready to use project plan that can be adapted to suit local requirements.

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Prevention Machines

Harm reduction prevention materials and techniques for safer use (needle-syringe – programms/automats, condom automats, crack pipes, ecstasy etc.) for people who use illicit drugs.

Course under construction. Expected release date: 2024-07-01

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Drug consumption rooms

A Drug Consumption Room (DCR), also known as Supervised Injection Site, Safe Injection Facility, or Supervised Consumption Service, is a medically supervised facility designed to provide a hygienic and stress-free environment in which individuals can consume pre-obtained drugs. These facilities aim to reduce the health and societal risks associated with drug use.

Course under construction. Expected release date: 2024-07-01

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Psychoterapeutic approaches

Overview of psychotherapeutic approaches and methods (cognitive-behavioural therapy, Gestalt, etc.)

Course under construction. Expected release date: 2024-07-01

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Modern treatment and detoxification

Detoxification programs and methods – state of the art, what is evidence-based.

Course under construction. Expected release date: 2024-07-01

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