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Counseling Clients That Are Hiv Positive

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
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

The researchers 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.... Read more »
Body Positive

Treatment Education for HIV-Positive Clients

Counseling clients who are HIV-positive presents a unique set of challenges for the often overwhelmed substance abuse clinician. In addition to heavy case loads, employee burnout, client relapse, and chronic underfunding, how can substance abuse... Read more »
AIDS/SIDA Mental Hygiene Project

Counseling End Stage Clients With AIDS

Few mental health or health care professionals receive specific training in counseling people whoare at the end of their lives. There is an art to being of assistance to people who are dying andtheir loved ones that is founded upon the professional... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Scared after tattooing HIV positive client

I was doing a tattoo on a client who has told me he is HIV positive and I have tattooed him a couple times and nothing went wrong. The last time I worked on him I got a little close and felt some ink from his tattoo go into my eye. I was kind of...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I would consider this a pretty low risk exposure. Still, getting and HIV test would put you at ease. By now the test would be positive. If it is negative, you do not have to worry about HIV. As a tattoo artist you should make sure your vaccines... Read more »

Previous article on Prostitutes with an HIV Positive client

Hey Doc, I read an article in POZ a few months ago concerning a trial where about 100 prostitutes had engaged in sex with their normal clients. 1 or more of these clients were HIV positive, the prostitutes were being tested & they remained...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am not sure which specific article you are talking about, however I have heard about this issue. This is not my area of expertise, but my very "basic" and "simple" understanding of the issue is the following: There is evidence... Read more »

Introduction to ART - 10 positive clients

How can I start ART for 10 of our positive patients. They have not started on anything. In our Hospital, there isnt any viral load testing kits....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Iwould involve the local infectious disease/HIV specialist as well as any local community based HIV/AIDS organizations to gain some knowledge about what is availabe regarding antretroviral medications (good prices available through the Clinton... 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...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Tell your counselor that you are not happy 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... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles Director of Client Servic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Director of Client Services --AIDS Project Los Angeles

DIVISION: Client Services

The Director of Client Services directs a continuum of Ryan White CARE Act-funded social services designed to connect people living with HIV to medical care and to... Read more »

Looking for HIV counseling position/MS,NCC

Posted by Anonymous
I have recently graduated from grad school as a Professional Counselor. I am now looking to continue working with the HIV/AIDS population and/or the gay and lesbian population. Please help...student loan payments come quickly :) email me if you... Read more »

Client Advocate/GMHC NYC

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Client Advocate/GMHC NYC

The Client Advocate will provide clients with a time-limited, goal specific service that resolves complaints and problems regarding health care access and financial/entitlement issues. This position works as a member of a... Read more »

I scheduled emergency session with counseler

Posted by needhelp02, 2 Replies
I scheduled a 1:30 appointment with a counseler this afternoon. Right after I take the PCR test. I am reaching out for help. I just read on Webmd that someone's boyfriend had tested neg every year for 6 to 7 years and then got sick with pnuenomia... Read more »