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HIV Navigation Services
(2 days)

This 2-day training is designed to improve navigation skills for those delivery prevention services to persons living with HIV and individuals at elevated risk for HIV infection. HIV navigation is a process of service delivery to help a person obtain timely, essential and appropriate HIV-related medical and social services to optimize his or her health and prevent HIV transmission and acquisition. Navigation includes linking persons to health care systems, assisting with health insurance and transportation, identifying and reducing barriers to care, and tailoring health education to the client to influence his or her health-related attitudes and behaviors. 

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

  • Explain how navigation services support at-risk populations (persons living with HIV and persons at elevated risk for HIV infection);
  • Name the components of the HIV Navigation Services Model;
  • Describe how navigators work as part of a professional team;
  • Identify the skills necessary to support a client through the HIV care continuum;
  • Identify the required core skills of HIV navigation services;
  • Demonstrate HIV navigation services skills;
  • List areas of need for Navigator professional development;
  • Examine organizational capability to provide navigation services;
  • Identify next steps to enhance organizational capacity;
  • Describe how quality assurance components support clients, navigators and agencies
Jul 18-19, 2018 Binghamton, NY $0.00 Class Information
Motivational Interviewing
(1 day)

This one-day training is designed for non-clinical providers working with clients presenting with high risk behaviors and/or those who are HIV positive. This course will provide an overview of the Motivational Interviewing approach and its value as a client-centered directive intervention. The course focuses on helping providers address client ambivalence and the use of tools to help clients move towards less risky behaviors and change.

 

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

 

  • Review general principles of Motivational Interviewing;
  • Engage clients more effectively during service delivery;
  • Apply motivational interviewing techniques and practice skills;
  • Respond more effectively to client resistance and reluctance; and
  • Identify client’s stage(s) of change and apply appropriate motivational techniques.

 

Prerequisite: It is strongly recommended that participants have previous knowledge of basic HIV/AIDS information and harm reduction.

 

Audience: Any health or human services provider or Peer Worker

 

Continuing Education Credits: This training is provided under New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Education and Training Provider Certification Number 0305. Under the NYS OASAS Provider Certificate, this training is approved for 6.5 clock hours toward the education and training requirements for renewal of CASAC/CPP/CPS certification

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact Cynthia Thomas via email or by phone at (585) 753-5382 or cynthiathomas@monroecounty.gov.

Jul 26, 2018 Albany, NY $0.00 Class Information
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