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Refresher Training on HIV Counseling (October 9-12, 2018)

Wed 10 Oct 2018 USAID Community Partnership
Refresher Training on HIV Counseling USAID Community Partnership October 9-12, 2018, at Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park, Bangkok

Goal of the training

At the end of the training, the participants will be able to demonstrate client-centered counseling skills necessary to implement the key practices of pre- and post-test HIV counseling, including group information, individual counseling and risk assessment, results provision, assessing risk of self-harm and supporting disclosure.

Core objectives:
At the end of the training, the participants will be able to:

  • Use skills and techniques to provide information about important HIV related services to clients.
  • Conduct a motivational interview for behavioral change.
  • Conduct risk assessment and provide information toward HIV infection to clients during pre-test HIV counseling in order to assist client in decision-making to have HIV testing.
  • Provide post-test HIV counseling for negative, indeterminate, and positive results to clients for supporting them in self-care planning.
  • Assess risks/predisposition for self-harm and develop plan to assist clients with thoughts of self-harm.
  • Demonstrate practical counseling skill that will assist clients deciding to disclose HIV test result.

Trainers: Community Health Center staff and USAID Community Partnership staff that completed the training, eight persons.
Participants: Staff from Community Health Center, the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center, and collaborating organizations that have been working in counseling more than one year and have never attended HIV counseling course which organized by USAID Community Partnership Project, 23 persons.
Training Organizers: Thanachai Chaisali and Natat Teerapappongphan

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  • Jun 11-14, 2019 : HIV Counseling
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