Services designed to enhance the skills of disease intervention specialists and prevention counselors as well as federal, state, and local public health professionals, especially those working in STD/HIV prevention programs. Courses are designed to support STD and HIV prevention programs at state, local, and community levels.
This course is designed for Public Health professionals including, but not limited to, Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS), Community Outreach Workers and Public Health Nurses who desire basic safety techniques to conduct field work.
Partner Services and Management
The Passport to Partner Services training is available in several different tracks. Click on the link below to learn more about each one, and register for the track which meets your needs best.
Linkage to Care
Understanding the role of disease intervention specialists around initial linkage to care for those recently diagnosed with HIV.
Recruitment and Retention
This training enhances the quality and effectiveness of recruiting populations at highest risk for contracting or transmitting HIV into prevention and treatment programs.
This training focuses on changes providers can make to respond to the impact that stigma has on risk, prevalence and access to services.
This model or approach marks a shift from a traditional deficit-based perspective to one which recognizes clients’ strengths and competencies.
The ability to set and maintain boundaries is critical to ensure effective and successful interactions with clients as well as colleagues.
Working with People Living with HIV
This training provides a framework for understanding the shared experiences of people living with HIV.