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How to Have Conversations with Patients About HIV - Engaging & Supporting Patients
October 28, 2021
Free
1.5 CE Hours
General
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Description

We know that stigma inhibits access to and engagement in services. Through this training we seek to identify concrete tools we can use to talk to someone about their HIV status while offering practical and proven-effective strategies for communication with people living with HIV to promote connection to care.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Physicians
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the role of stigma as it relates to access and engagement in health and social services.
  2. Identify and replace stigmatizing language/terms for empowering/non-judgmental terms associated with behaviors and health conditions experienced by patients to promote engagement.
  3. Describe best approaches, particularly what are good questions to ask when looking to engage someone about their experience living with HIV.
  4. Apply concrete action steps to promote compassionate and non-judgmental successful initial and ongoing interactions with people living with HIV by addressing stigma.
CE Details
Introductory
General

The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Board of Examiners to offer continuing education for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors and Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors. This program meets requirements 1.5 CE clock hours for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

NY LMFTs
Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CAMFT LPCCs
Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 Psychologist contact hours.

Nurses
Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.5 ANCC contact hours.

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Agenda

10:45am CST– Waiting Room Opens

11:00am CST – Workshop Begins with Introduction

Presentation Occurs; Engagement is Encouraged

12:30 pm CST – Workshop Concludes

TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
*Registration ends October 28 at 12:30 PM CDT
Tanagra Melgarejo

Tanagra M. Melgarejo (ella/she) was born and raised in Puerto Rico and is the proud daughter of Mexican and Cuban immigrants. She joined the National Harm Reduction Coalition in 2017 and is their National Learning and Engaging Strategist, overseeing NHRC’s national capacity building and learning and engagement portfolios. She holds an MSW from the University of Puerto Rico, where she was also a lecturer for their graduate school of social work. Tanagra is an intersectional feminist who believes in decolonization as the way towards liberation.

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