Stage-Based Behavioral Counseling for STD/HIV Prevention

Starting7/24/2012 Ending7/26/2012 StatusClosed
LocationRochester, NY CostFREE Credit HoursNone

This three-day training is a skills-based training in the use of Stage-based Behavioral Counseling (SBC), which is an adaptation of the Stage of Change and the Trans-theoretical Model (SOC/TTM) of behavioral change theory.

During this training, participants will:

  • Learn how to use Stage-based Behavioral Counseling for STD/HIV risk reduction counseling and HIV pre and post-test counseling services;
  • Learn new counseling strategies beyond STD/HIV education to facilitate behavior change in both HIV positive and negative individuals, in clinic or community-based settings; and
  • Develop and practice skills in the use of Stage-based Behavioral Counseling by practicing with trained "client" instructors.

Prerequisite: None.

Audience: Counselors, outreach workers, case managers, health care professionals, clinicians and other front-line service providers.



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

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