In order to mantain social isolation while continuing to offer high quality courses, we will be offering this training online via Zoom. You will receive a link to join the zoom webinar at least 1 day before the start of the course.
This 2 hour training is designed for individuals seeking to learn the basics of HIV and how it impacts individuals today. Because there are still thousands of cases of HIV in Minnesota today, and HIV has the potential to impact and intersect with a person's chemical, mental, and physical health, it is important to understand HIV in the 21st century. This training will help professionals in all contexts understand the basics of HIV, updated treatment guidelines, and their role in creating safe, non-judgmental spaces for people living with HIV.
This training is for:
- Social workers
- Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors
- Medical providers (doctors, nurses, medical assistants)
- Public health professionals
- Anyone else looking to learn this information
This training is approved for 2 CEUs by the Minnesota Board of Social Work. You must attend the entire training to receive the CE hours.
Objectives for the course include:
- Develop an understand of the basics of HIV
- Learn brief HIV Epidemiology
- Understand current HIV treatment and risk reduction strategies
- Learn about U=U, PrEP, and PEP
- Review HIV stigma and language
- Learn and develop skills in assisting people through HIV disclosure
- Review resources for HIV services
Light refreshments will be provided to attendees.
Questions about registration? Contact Hannah McNamee at 612-373-2444 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org