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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Not-for-Profit Group in Detroit Aims to Reach Elderly With HIV Prevention Messages Using Peer Counselors

Detroit, Mich.-based Urban Solutions -- a not-for-profit group that aims to reduce HIV transmission among elderly Detroit residents -- is using peer counselors to educate people ages 50 and older about HIV transmission, the Detroit News reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: For HIV Counselor, Prevention Begins With Self-Esteem

Abusive relationships are linked to about 12 percent of HIV infections among U.S. women, according to a recent University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing study. HIV-related shame and stigma often play a role in such relationships, said Evany Turk,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: Counselor Educates Older Women on HIV

Sixty-one year-old North Portland resident Jacki Gethner is on a tireless crusade to provide HIV/AIDS education and information to older women. While receiving a Bank of America (BOA) Neighborhood Hero award last November, she used her acceptance... Read more »
Ask the Experts

My peer councelor is a tattle tale

I work in a 911 communications center, after testing HIV+, I confided in my supervisor (which is also trained as the Dept. Peer Counselor) only due to the fact of some health issues in the work place (I.E. always assigning sick people to take over...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your rights as a city employee have been violated. Go to the city attorney about your concerns. Yes, directly. Ask for an appointment to discuss violation of your privacy rights. And if the city attorney tries to blow you off, get your own attorney,... Read more »

HIV counselor and HIV!

Can you contract HIV if the HIV counselor that did the test is HIV+??I heard my counselor is HIV+ and he did the oraquick finger prick with a lancet. Would there be a risk if he pricked himself too at the same time? Or is that not humanly possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your fears are completely unwarranted. The only way you could have contracted HIV from that poz counselor would be to have had unsafe sex with him, OK?Thanks for the donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

HIV counselor in San Jose?

Hi, thanks in advance for your help. Where can I find a counselor who specializes in people dealing with the fear of HIV during the window period? I live in San Jose, CA....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I suggest you call the local AIDS service organization. I do not know the name of this organization, but it should not be difficult for you to find. They will be able to refer you to good and well-trained mental health professionals.Michael... Read more »

HIV counselor

I help counsel and find shelters for those who are infected with HIV and have little to no income. I had one question..I recently shook hands with a man whom I help. He is HIV Positive and he had terribly dry and peeling hands. Let's just say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Counselor,The HIV-transmission/acquisition risk would involve direct fresh blood-to-fresh blood contact. Shaking hands with someone who has dry, peeling hands is not an HIV risk, even if you had some non-bleeding healing cuts or wounds. A wound,... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Dating, HIV Chatting Room,Online HIV counselor, etc

Posted by Justin20111
Life is not over. If your a girl, wait for him to find you. just keep going about your life and being an awesome person. have something interesting in your life to share about, make your life great and another man is going to want to be a part of... Read more »

HIV Counselor and Tester Roxbury

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
HIV Counselor and Tester
Provides pre and post test HIV counseling and testing, education and outreach services to on and off site treatment facilities, surrounding community and other CBO' institutions. Roxbury, Massachusetts

Start Date:
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HIV Counselor/Tester

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Counselor and Tester

Provides pre and post test HIV counseling and testing, education and outreach services to on and off site treatment facilities, surrounding community, Outreach sites, and other CBO' institutions. Other duties as needed.

Own... Read more »

Outreach Worker / HIV Counselor and Tester

Posted by Anonymous
John XXIII AIDS Ministry
Outreach Worker / HIV Counselor and Tester in Salinas, California


The AACT Program (African-American Counseling and Testing) Coordinator will be in charge of identifying and HIV testing high-risk African-Americans. This... Read more »