Date(s) - 03/07/2017 - 03/08/2017
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
This new course combines the former Core Skills and Risk Reduction Counseling courses into a new introductory course for prevention staff. Participants attending Foundations of HIV Prevention will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver prevention services to individuals at risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. Topics covered in this two-day class include: HIV and STD basics, prevention methods, injection drug use and harm reduction, cultural competence, behavior change theory, counseling skills, and risk reduction counseling.