BUFFALO, NY: Hepatitis C Medical Care and Treatment Update for Peer Workers

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Date: November 14, 2017 Full Day 9am-5pm

Location: The Evergreen Commons, 67 Prospect Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201

Training Region: Western NY

 

Trainer: Mike Selick and Shannon Curry-Izzo

Description:

This one day training will review the latest advances in treatment for hepatitis C (HCV) and increase awareness of HCV Peer Workers about the overall medical care needs of people living with HCV.  The training will review New York State core competencies for HCV peer workers related to supporting clients in accessing HCV medical care and treatment.  It will provide peer workers with an opportunity to reflect on a wide range of ethical issues as well as their own attitudes and beliefs about HCV treatment with the goal of building peer worker skills in motivating and engaging clients in HCV medical care and treatment.

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NOTE: Before attending this training it is helpful to have a basic knowledge of hepatitis.  If you have not attended Harm Reduction Coalition’s Hepatitis C Basics for Peer Workers full day training, we recommend viewing our Hepatitis C Basics webinar before attending this training.

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