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Title: Preventing AIDS Among Substance Abusers: A Training Program for Substance Abuse Treatment Counselors, 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: 240
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 an eight-part workshop that focuses on how staff of substance abuse treatment programs can help prevent AIDS among substance abusers.
Abstract: Workshop topics include the reasons substance abuser workers must be involved in AIDS prevention, ways to remove barriers to becoming involved, the theory of prevention education, and targeting AIDS prevention to substance abusers. Other topics include the symptoms and risk factors for AIDS, risk reduction measures, the development of effective prevention education for specific groups, issues and decisionmaking in antibody testing, the conduct of a risk assessment interview, health promotion planning, and the development of action plans for AIDS prevention. The materials for each unit include a list of objectives, a content outline with time requirements for each topic, lists of materials, suggested activities for participants, and text covering each topic. Visual aids and a participant's manual that includes text, content outlines, self-assessment instruments, and reprints of journal articles.
Main Term(s): AIDS/HIV prevention
Index Term(s): Counseling training; Drug treatment
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