2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Self-Reflections on Self-Determination in Harm Reduction

When I was a social work student in the early 1960s, I assumed that it was imperative, even obligatory, that I respect the right of client self-determination, but I certainly didn’t know how to put self-determination into practice. I was placed at Henry Street Settlement and worked with two...