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Social Service Programs For Hiv Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Florida Receives Less Federal AIDS Funding Than Last Year, May Cut Some HIV/AIDS Social Service Programs

AIDS organizations in South Florida may have to cut some social service programs for HIV-positive people because the region is receiving less federal HIV/AIDS funding than it did last year, the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports. The... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

From Social Service to Social Change: Integrating Advocacy Into AIDS Service Organizations

6:30-8:30 PM, The LGBT Community Center, New York City As HIV/AIDS continues to impact our communities in the U.S. and abroad, thousands of us are responding directly to the epidemic in our daily lives and workplaces. Many of us are a part of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C.-Based Whitman-Walker Clinic to Expand Medical, Social Service Programs

The Washington, D.C.-based Whitman-Walker Clinic on Thursday announced that it plans to expand its medical and social service programs for people living with HIV/AIDS while making efforts to become a comprehensive health care center, the ... Read more »
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department of social services notified my former employer of hiv status

Today I received an e-mail from my former employer, attached was a letter addressed to my former supervisor. The letter was a "second request" with an hiv questionaire attached.I originally contacted social services as required by adap.I...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,It sounds like the Dept of Social Services (DSS) may have breached your confidentiality in violation of the Federal Privacy Rule (HIPAA). The Privacy Rule and many state confidentiality laws prohibit health insurance plans from... Read more »

Student intern for Tulsa C.A.R.E.S., an agency that provides services for people with HIV?AIDS in the Oklahoma area.

Wanting to find resources to prove that exercise is important in a HIV/AIDS client. Is this statement true, can it help slow down process? Looking for information to write Grant to get our agency fitness equipment or at least some kind of exercise...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Please do a literature search, but start with Hellerstein's article (and the accompanying editorial by Dobbs) in last year's JAMA (I think one of the June issues).Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »

best graduate school for AIDS social work

I am planning to attend graduate school in social work and public health next fall and my focus is HIV affected families and adolescents. I did not expect to be accepted into as many schools as I have been and am wondering how much difference it...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
All three are wonderful schools. Your decision needs to be based on your interests. I am not intimately familiar with any of these schools curriculums so I am not able to advise you. You need to ask them about the possibility of doing your field... Read more »

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits?

I have been living with HIV for 13 and in 2009 was diagnosed with AIDS . My cd4 count had dropped to below 200 in the 13 years with no meds . I was started with treatment and now I keep getting sick with infections. I just found out that I have...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,Thank you for writing about such an important topic!From your description of your medical conditions you very well may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration ("SSA"). An AIDS diagnosis by itself... Read more »
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Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services S.C.

Posted by Anonymous
Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services

Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) is seeking a full-time Project Manager to coordinate a new HIV/AIDS prevention initiative. Master's degree in public health, social work or related field plus 2 years... Read more »

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 »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting, 1 Reply
Requisition Number: I 08 001

Background:
CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, which is operational in 9 countries in Africa and the Caribbean. The Consortium in Rwanda comprises CRS as the prime, in partnership with the Institute... Read more »

New Organization for INternational Service by HIV+

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »