Sex, Gender, and HIV/STDs

Starting12/13/2017 Ending12/14/2017 StatusOpen
LocationRochester, NY CostFREE Credit Hours13
   

This two-day training is designed to help health and human service providers promote sexual health among their clients by building capacity to talk sensitively and non-judgmentally about sexual identity, gender identity and sexual behaviors.  Topics to be covered during the training include: sexual and gender identity, strategies for talking with clients about sexual health issues, HIV/STD prevention and harm reduction strategies for sexual behaviors.  This course offers OASAS clock hours.  See 'OASAS' below for more details.

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Increase their awareness about the range of sexual and gender identities of their clients;
  • Describe how homophobia and other forms of stigma and discrimination can impact a client\'s sexual behaviors and ability to practice sexual risk education; 
  • Increase their comfort in discussing sexual and gender identity with clients;
  • Describe how sexual trauma can impact a client\'s sexual behaviors and risk for HIV/STDs; and
  • Offer clients harm reduction options for sexual behaviors.


Prerequisite: It is strongly recommended that participants have previous knowledge or training on basic HIV/AIDS information.

Audience: All health and human service providers.

 


IMPORTANT:

Registration for all courses sponsored by the New York State Department of Health Aids Institute is done at http://www.hivtrainingny.org/.  Please visit that site to search the statewide calendar and reserve your place in this course.

 

OASAS: CASAC Section 2: 13.0 hours CPP Section 4: 13.0 hours

OASAS: Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services
CASAC: Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor
CPP: Credentialed Prevention Professional 

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