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Title: Preventing AIDS in the IV Drug-using Community: An Orientation to Community Health Outreach, Trainer's Guide
Corporate Author: National Capitol Systems, Inc
United States of America

Health Education Resource Organization (HERO)
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 321
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr for AIDS and Substance Abuse Training
Falls Church, VA 22041
Health Education Resource Organization (HERO)
Baltimore, MD 21201
National Capitol Systems, Inc
Falls Church, VA 22041
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
Sale Source: Ctr for AIDS and Substance Abuse Training
5205 Leesburg Pike
Suite 400
Falls Church, VA 22041
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This set of training materials is designed for use in a 10-part workshop that focuses on the use of community outreach programs to prevent AIDS among intravenous drug users who are not in treatment and among their sex partners.
Abstract: The packet includes a trainer's manual, a participant's manual, and printed copies of overhead projections. The 3-day workshop covers the following topics: the nature of the outreach population, barriers to outreach efforts, the nature and prevention of HIV infection, issues and decisionmaking regarding HIV antibody testing, the theory of prevention education, methods of targeting AIDS prevention to drug users, methods of forming linkages with human services agencies and staff, appropriate street behavior, strategies for dealing with difficult situations, the need for personalized education, ways addicts can handle the crises of their everyday lives, and recordkeeping and reporting. The guidelines include lists of materials, content outlines, lists of time requirements, instructional guidelines, and background information. Forms for the completion of exercises for participants, reprints of journal articles, and related materials are included.
Main Term(s): AIDS/HIV prevention
Index Term(s): Community relations; Community resources; Counseling training; Program planning
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