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Counseling Clients That Are Hiv Positive

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...availability of rapid tests varies by city. Some testing locations in California charge for this type of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . Window Period The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to...
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HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. Read more »

hiv counseling

how to counsel the pre and after testing hiv patients?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV testing is best accompanied by counseling to provide education about HIV and how it is transmitted. The testing process in the Read more »

Recently diagnosed questiongs about counseling

I am a single mother with two kids. I was diagnosed with AIDS in 12/97. I extremely shocked. I had been trying to find out was wrong with me (fatigue & weight loss) for abouttwo years but my doctor kept running different test and saying he could...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...with her approach. While you agree with her that the practical things must be dealt with, you are not currently dying form AIDS, but trying to learn how to live with it, and she is not helping that process. Perhaps she is not very experienced... Read more »

hiv counselling

My boyfriends nephew, who stays with him is hiv positive and has been on medication for a month. He is nine years old and he doesn't know why he is taking the medicine. He doesn't know that he is HIV positive. How do we go about informing a nine...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
First, who is responsible for the boy? Is your boyfriend his guardian? Are his parents alive and well? The person or people who are responsible for the boy should make this decision.Second, whoever tells him should consider whether he is old enough... Read more »
Articles
AIDS/SIDA Mental Hygiene Project

Counseling End Stage Clients With AIDS

...are dying and their lovedones, and to engage in conversations about spirituality, dying and death, which are all inherent inAIDS work, are invaluable clinical skills to possess that are relevant to all aspects of practicewith any client... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Systematic Review of HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services: Client and Provider Attitudes, Preferences, Practices, and Experiences

...undertook a systematic, qualitative review to understand client and provider attitudes, experiences and practices regarding HIV partner notification in the United States in order to help determine future research and program needs. They sought to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

...set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys of 15-... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Advocacy Group Encourages HIV-Positive Couples to Marry, Offers Counseling, Other Services

... An HIV/AIDS advocacy group in Nigeria's Bauchi state is encouraging HIV-positive people to marry one another in an effort to prevent the Read more »
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Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
...Lifelong AIDS Alliance Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision Read more »

AIDS Project Los Angeles Director of Client Servic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women, people of color, and people with disabilities, including those living with HIV/AIDS, and persons over 40 to apply. Read more »

Social Worker Brooklyn, NYC

Posted by Anonymous
..., New York Looking to extend mental health support to clients on Saturdays. Position requires mental health counseling to hiv affected and infected clients and families. Notes, occasional groups and back-up for current sw. Send resume to:... Read more »

UNAIDS stance on the WP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...From "Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT): UNAIDS Technical Update May 2000" http://www.unaids.org/publications/documents/health/counselling/JC379-VCT-E.pdf Read more »