Training - Counseling, Testing and Referral

 

Training For Scott Memorial Hospital 

Delivering Rapid HIV Test Results in the Emergency Department

 

What is the HIV Prevention Counseling Training Course?

The HIV Prevention Counseling Course is a skills-based course for individuals working or volunteering as an HIV Prevention Counselor. Participants must be sponsored by a directly or indirectly state-funded counseling and testing site, or other state recognized agency and organization. Course curriculum includes:

  • Development of capacity to implement all stages of pre- and post- test counseling, testing, partner and referral services.
  • Develop knowledge and skills to engage clients in behavior change models to reduce client risks of acquiring or transmitting HIV, STD and/or Hepatitis.
  • Increase awareness and utilization of policies and procedures pertaining to HIV.
  • Participants must have knowledge of venipuncture techniques.  Trainign soon to include phlebotomy

 Who May Attend?

Participants must be sponsored by a directly or indirectly state-funded counseling and testing site, or other state recognized agency or organization.

How Do I Apply?

To register for this training, review and complete:
 SF 53760 HIV Prevention Counselor Certification Course Registration.   

Email or fax the form to:
Tony Newland
HIV Prevention/Services Training and Development Manager
tnewland@isdh.in.gov
Fax 317-233-7663
Phone 317-233-7051

What are the Requirements to Become Certified?

The HIV Prevention Counselor Certification Course is a 3-day skills based training for those persons who will provide HIV prevention counseling, testing, referral, and partner elicitation services. Individuals must meet all pre-requisites and class requirements to become fully certified. Those requirements include the following.

Pre-Requisites:
  • Pass the HIV Proficiency Test given on first day of Course.
  • Complete HIV 101 Training Class or online HIV 101 Training.
Course Requirements:
  • Attend the entire course.
  • Actively participate and demonstrate skills learned during the course
  • Successfully complete the skills and assessment phase for Pre-certification. 

       Post Course Requirements:
  • Complete 5 monitored counseling sessions within one month of course completion.
  • Submit documentation of monitored counseling sessions to the Division of HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis for full certification.

What Else Should I Know

There is no charge for the course. Travel and other expenses are the responsibility of the sponsoring agency or participant.

2017 Training Date and Registration Deadline is as follows

Training Date

Registration Deadline

April 4-6

March 20

July 11-13

June 26

October 3 - 5

September 18

December 5-7

November 20

ISDH reserves the right to cancel/reschedule trainings if necessary and notice of cancellation will be provided as far in advance as possible.  Trainings may be offered at the discretion of the training program manager based on expressed interest from the community.

HIV Core Training - Scott Memorial Hospital - August 15, 2017    


 


 

 

Register Today!

HIV CORE Training 

Please join us on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017, for a free training opportunity presented by the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center (MATEC) Indiana supported by the Indiana State Department of Health, Division of HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis and hosted by Scott Memorial Hospital:

9:00A - 4:00P

Scott Memorial Hospital

1451 N Gardner Street

Scottsburg, IN 47170

Speaker

Stephen Everett, MS

Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center (MATEC) Indiana

 

About the Training

The HIV CORE Training is an in-depth training about HIV facts, risk factors, transmission routes, prevention and treatment options. The training will also provide tools for educating others on HIV facts.

 

Target Audience

Healthcare workers, service providers, school personnel, church leaders and concerned citizens

 

Cost

Training is offered at no cost to registered participants.

 

 

 Online Registration is Required!

Lunch will be provided for registered participants.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

   

 

Questions?

Contact MATEC Indiana at Stephen.Everett@EskenaziHealth.edu

 

 

This program is funded in whole or in part by state and federal allocations through the

Indiana State Department of Health.

 

 

 

 

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