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Counseling For Hiv Positive

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya to Train Health Workers to Counsel HIV-Positive People, Prevent Further Transmission

"Kenyan health workers have been missing the opportunity to prevent HIV-positive people from infecting others because they lack the skills and knowledge to counsel this population, say specialists," IRIN/ PlusNews writes. The article examines a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: CarePoint Counsels HIV-Positive Jobless

Thanks to successful drug therapy, about 37 percent of people being treated for HIV/AIDS are able to remain employed, according to the HIV Cost and Service Utilization Study published in the New England Journal of Medicine . Oklahoma's Department... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibian High Court Rules HIV-Positive Women Were Improperly Counseled Before Sterilization Procedures, but Not Based on HIV Status

"The Namibian High Court has ruled that the human rights of three HIV-positive women were violated when they were coerced into being sterilized while they gave birth, but the judge dismissed claims that the sterilization amounted to discrimination... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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...
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 »

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 US is undergoing "streamlining" in order to remove any obstacles to getting more people tested. The most... Read more »

Help me create a counselling group for +youngsters, a service in the community (Marcel N., psychologist, HIV +)

from Marcel N-Romania.Dear Sir,i'm thrilled to find such a complex site to rise all kind of problems the hivers have to deal with. This is again a prove that your country realy try to controle and to help patients to become effective and deal...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear MArcel,I really respect the work you are doing in Romania. Unfortunately in terms of your request, I have never worked with young people. My specialty is working with adults. So I am am sorry to say that I have no idea of how to advise you... Read more »

Kaposi's & Partner Counseling; My partner is freaking out; Can I dump him into the Hudson River?

I have AIDS, it is under control(viral load 130; CD4 cells over 300). My KS is getting worse.My Dr's told me I need Chemo, I start tomorrow-1st day -HORRAY-I am ok w/ this. I am a very healthy man, but I want to get rid of this KS before it...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Please don't dump your partner in the Hudson River. In the unlikely event that you have done so, please call 911 to retreive him.On a more serious note, starting chemotherapy (or starting HIV meds) can indeed create stress. Hopefully by the... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies
Hello. My hub is +, I'm - . we found out about 1.5 years ago. he has been going to the doctor for treatment and is not on meds except inh for latent tb. i can tell he is depressed about the diagnosis (understandable) but he is one of these manly men... Read more »

Counseling

Posted by halfbrazilian, 1 Reply
I recently found out I was positive. Sept 1 2005. Never gonna forget that date. Anyway, I went to a counselor the NEXT day and I've been seeing him ever since. I just wanted to tell EVERYONE that it has helped me so much in my struggle. I was a... Read more »