Duration: 6 Hours/1 Day
Summary: In this training, participants will differentiate between myths and facts surrounding the transmission of HIV and AIDS, understand the impact of stigma and discrimination, relationships between HIV, STIs, people who use drugs and marginalized populations and prevention strategies. Also covered are harm reduction strategies including syringe service programs and an introduction to safe injection sites.
Participants will be able to:
- Define and identify the differences between HIV and AIDS
- Understand and differentiate between myths and facts about transmission of HIV and AIDS.
- Understand different Testing methods and windows related to HIV infection and AIDS.
- Understand relationships between HIV, STI’s, People who inject drugs, poverty and marginalized populations.
- Understand Prevention strategies for HIV and Hepatitis. Define and understand Hepatitis and each of the 5 types.
- Learn prevention strategies and treatment options for Hepatitis .
- Take a deeper dive into harm reduction strategies including syringe service programs and an introduction to safe injection facilities and what they mean to reducing HIV, AIDS and hepatitis transmission.
- Learn about Stigma and Language and the impact on individuals who are infected with HIV and Hepatitis.
- This course is pre-approved by the NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drugs for 6 Continuing Education Hours in HIV and AIDS Prevention. Performance Domains: CRSW I, IV. LADC/MLADC: 3,4,6,7,8,11,14,16
This course has been approved by SOS Recovery Community Org, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 educational credits. NAADAC Provider #185501. SOS Recovery Community Organization is responsible for all aspects of the programming.