Workshop Topics Include: Housing Research has shown that housing is a key structural intervention in preventing the transmission of HIV and ending the epidemic. Housing sessions will focus on housing as healthcare, housing programs and assistance, and provide an overall look at how housing improves health outcomes. Sexual Health Sexual health plays an important role in the fight against HIV/AIDS. These sessions will focus on talking with clients about sexual health, risk behaviors, harm reduction, awareness, and testing. Federal Session The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will provide a panel discussion on the Violence Against Women Act and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (VAWA/HOPWA) Project Demonstration Grants featuring representatives from HUD, DOJ, and grantee organizations. People Living with HIV These workshops will offer a variety of sessions focusing on the different needs and issues that impact the HIV community. These sessions will cover mental health, substance abuse, incarceration, high risk behaviors, stigma, and trauma. Several sessions will focus on youth living with HIV. A session will also be offered for consumers to network and support other consumers. HIV Prevention Prevention sessions will focus on communication among partners, access to care, and look at biomedical and structural prevention. Self Care As social workers it is important for us to practice self care to continue providing the services necessary for our clients. These sessions will focus on how to care for ourselves and creative problem solving. Research Research is vital in determining the needs of the HIV community and the best interventions to address those needs. Research will be intertwined in sessions throughout the conference. However, specific research sessions will focus on past, present, and future HIV research.  Clinical Clinical sessions will focus on training, documentation, ethics, and practices.  Organizational Growth These sessions will focus on how to grow your organization, sustainability, and the future of non-profits. Best Practices These sessions will focus on best practices and interventions in HIV/AIDS including conversations on social determinants, support groups, case management, and housing.   *Abstract submissions have closed for the 2017 conference.

Workshop Topics Include:

Housing

Research has shown that housing is a key structural intervention in preventing the transmission of HIV and ending the epidemic. Housing sessions will focus on housing as healthcare, housing programs and assistance, and provide an overall look at how housing improves health outcomes.

Sexual Health

Sexual health plays an important role in the fight against HIV/AIDS. These sessions will focus on talking with clients about sexual health, risk behaviors, harm reduction, awareness, and testing.

Federal Session

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will provide a panel discussion on the Violence Against Women Act and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (VAWA/HOPWA) Project Demonstration Grants featuring representatives from HUD, DOJ, and grantee organizations.

People Living with HIV

These workshops will offer a variety of sessions focusing on the different needs and issues that impact the HIV community. These sessions will cover mental health, substance abuse, incarceration, high risk behaviors, stigma, and trauma. Several sessions will focus on youth living with HIV. A session will also be offered for consumers to network and support other consumers.

HIV Prevention

Prevention sessions will focus on communication among partners, access to care, and look at biomedical and structural prevention.

Self Care

As social workers it is important for us to practice self care to continue providing the services necessary for our clients. These sessions will focus on how to care for ourselves and creative problem solving.

Research

Research is vital in determining the needs of the HIV community and the best interventions to address those needs. Research will be intertwined in sessions throughout the conference. However, specific research sessions will focus on past, present, and future HIV research. 

Clinical

Clinical sessions will focus on training, documentation, ethics, and practices. 

Organizational Growth

These sessions will focus on how to grow your organization, sustainability, and the future of non-profits.

Best Practices

These sessions will focus on best practices and interventions in HIV/AIDS including conversations on social determinants, support groups, case management, and housing.

 

*Abstract submissions have closed for the 2017 conference.

Scholarship applications are now available! For Student Application: Click Here For Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Application: Click Here

Scholarship applications are now available!

For Student Application: Click Here

For Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Application: Click Here

2017 National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS is proudly offering Continuing Education Units for attendees seeking hours toward maintaining or attaining certificates in the field of social work. Attendees receive a Certificate of Attendance and we are offering a maximum of 21 social work CEUs.* *To receive certificate attendees must complete a course evaluation form. Certificates will be provided to each participant at the end of the conference.

2017 National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS is proudly offering Continuing Education Units for attendees seeking hours toward maintaining or attaining certificates in the field of social work.

Attendees receive a Certificate of Attendance and we are offering a maximum of 21 social work CEUs.*

*To receive certificate attendees must complete a course evaluation form. Certificates will be provided to each participant at the end of the conference.

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