HIV & Behavioral Health: A Role for Everyone
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
The purpose of this 2-hour national training event is to increase participants' understanding of:
- the epidemiology of behavioral health conditions commonly seen among people residing in correctional facilities, with or without HIV infection,
- the full range of services needed by people with behavioral health conditions as described by the World Health Organization pyramid of mental health services,
- how providers can play an important role in addressing the behavioral health needs of people within the criminal justice system, and
- the critical behavioral health services that need to be in place for this population at the time of discharge into the community.
This training is appropriate for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, mental health practitioners, case managers, HIV testers and PrEP coordinators. Other disciplines are welcome to attend. CME/CEUs are available.