HIV A to Z: An Interactive Training for Prevention & Treatment Providers

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The Southeast PTTC, in partnership with Carolinas CARE Partnership, presents “HIV A to Z: An Interactive Training for Prevention & Treatment Providers” on June 6 from 9am to 4pm.

This interactive learning opportunity examined Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through an intersectional lens. During this 6-hour virtual training, participants learned about the history, as well as the future, of HIV.  Instructors used activities, videos, case studies, and interactive lecture format to introduce topics such as HIV Basics, History, Trauma, Homelessness, Mental Health, Substance Use, and Prevention Options for SUD professionals and other providers.

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this 6-hour training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain three of more facts about the history of HIV
  • Identify factors that often intersect with HIV including mental health, trauma, and homelessness
  • Execute activities and conversations to better understand the experiences of those affected by HIV

 

Presenters include: 

  • Shannon Farrar
  • Leslie Dill
  • Reginald Walker
  • Derrick Pegg
  • lbrea Crowder

 

About Carolinas CARE Partnership

Carolinas CARE Partnership, a dynamic HIV and Housing service provider for the Charlotte region, provides services including Community Education, HIV and STI testing, Linkage to Care, Medical Case Management, Mental Health, Housing Subsidies and Supportive Services, Housing Information Services, Opioid Prevention Planning for LGBTQIA populations, and Transcend Charlotte – services for trans* adults. In addition, we own 21 units of affordable housing and have undergone training to ensure our staff and services are trauma-informed, wellness-focused, and racially just.

 

About OPT Out Program

The goal of the OPT Out Program is to increase collaboration between Carolinas CARE Partnership and local agencies to address opioid misuse for those we serve.  Our target population is LGBTQ people ages 14-25 and people living with HIV.  We are inspired to increase awareness and decrease stigma related to substance use disorders and HIV/AIDS.  We focus on community engagement and opioid misuse prevention with a trauma-informed, harm reduction approach.  Ultimately, OPT Out will reduce prescription drug misuse, among those we serve, through our coalition and partnerships with community stakeholders.  We are working to help youth opt out of substance misuse!

 

CONTACT HOUR ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for the stated contact hours/certificate of attendance, you must join the live webinar on the video platform.
Certificates must be requested within one week of the event and will be processed within 30 days. If you are having issues accessing the room/application at the time of the event: Please email [email protected] at the start of the webinar so that we can assist you.

Starts: Jun. 6, 2023 9:00 am
Ends: Jun. 6, 2023 4:00 pm
Timezone:
US/Eastern
Registration Deadline
June 6, 2023
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