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HIV 101 Training


SKU: HIV-101 Category:

HIV/AIDS has plagued countries around the world since its onset. With 50,000 new HIV cases each year, constant emphasis is being placed on a vaccine or cure. Peer and Certified Recovery Support Specialists will be introduced to the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS; the public health crisis and the renewed focus and what it will take to reduce new infections. Participants will understand why the epidemic has disproportionately impacted certain races and demographics; and how substance abuse is a direct link to the HIV virus.

  Upon completion participants will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between HIV and AIDS
  • Understand the transmission of the disease
  • Understand the impact of the disease
  • Understand why the impact of HIV/AIDS has disproportionately affected certain race and gender
  • Examine how the government has approached the epidemic