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Training events

The Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) provides training events to health care professionals in the Richmond area.

Webinar: The Intersection of IPV, Depression, Substance Use, and COVID-19

This webinar will discuss the inter-relationship of HIV, substance use, depression and intimate partner violence (IPV) – it will describe the effects of substance use, depression, and IPV on the course of HIV and identify challenges and potential strategies to address these problems. In addition, this webinar will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced this syndemic and the special challenges in addressing these issues with telemedicine. 

Date and Time: December 10th, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Virtual Series: Fundamentals of Prevention Counseling

This training program provides guidelines and skill-building opportunities for professionals who implement prevention counseling and HIV antibody testing. This workshop incorporates recommendations and strategies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for personalizing prevention counseling sessions before and after testing for HIV. “The Facts” course is a pre-requisites for this course.

Date and Time: December 16th, 2020, 9:30am to December 18th, 2020, 1:30pm 

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Virtual Series: The Facts: HIV 101

HIV 101 is a two-hour course that provides information concerning the spectrum of HIV disease, HIV antibody testing and developments in rapid testing, PrEP and HIV treatment. This course acts as a prerequisite for “Fundamentals of Prevention Counseling”.

Date and Time: January 15th, 2021, 1:0pm to 3:00pm

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