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Effects Of Peer Counseling For HIV Positive Youth

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AIDS Survival Project

Peer Counseling Perspectives

We need your help! The Peer Counseling Program at AIDS Survival Project (ASP) is trying to reach the African-American community and help those living with HIV by providing an ear to listen and referrals to places that can offer help. According to... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Peer Counseling for HIV-Infected Women

Peer counseling is a strategy for support and behavioral change that has been used for over 20 years in a variety of settings: students with academic difficulties or from low socioeconomic backgrounds; drug and alcohol abuse; prevention of teen... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNICEF Project Uses Children, Youth as Peer Educators to Increase HIV/AIDS Awareness in India

About 400 children from eight Indian states gathered Wednesday at a workshop to discuss their experiences as peer educators in a joint UNICEF -National AIDS Control Organization pilot project that aims to increase HIV awareness among children and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Peer Educator/Case Finder Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
Peer Educator/Case Finder
(Two openings)

DEPARTMENT: Peer Educator/Case Finder



REPORTS TO: Youth Services Manager.



FLSA: Exempt



The Organization Founded in 1974, Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC)... Read more »

Peer prevention in Hawaii

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Life Foundation
Prevention With Positives

Peer Based HIV prevention counseling to HIV+ men who have sex with men (MSM). Must be able to assist HIV+ MSM to reduce high risk sexual and/or needle sharing behaviors. Must be able to practice harm... Read more »

Part-time Paid Peer Facilitator Positions in NYC

Posted by Terri1
The NYC DOHMH is currently accepting resumes for several part-time peer facilitator positions for a new workshop series for persons living with HIV/AIDS. These positions are paid and the peer will receive a stipend.


In Fall 2011, the New York City... 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 »