Foundational Fridays – HIV / Hepatitis C 101
This 2 -hour webinar is a part of our Foundational Fridays Series taking place every Friday from noon – 2pm from February 2021 – April 2021. This webinar focuses on the basics of HIV/HCV and will review basic information about transmission, prevention, testing, and treatment for both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV). The training will provide an overview of how to engage program participants/clients in conversations around HIV and hepatitis C. Webinar participants will learn how to use Harm Reduction methods to engage with people who use drugs and better understand their experience.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Explain how to prevent HIV and Hepatitis C transmission.
- Discuss how HIV and chronic Hepatitis C can affect the body.
- Describe testing and treatment options for HIV and Hepatitis C.
Trainers: Hiawatha Collins, Harm Reduction Community Mobilization Coordinator and Nathalia Gibbs, LGBTQ + Harm Reduction Coordinator
Prerequisite: None, but viewing our Harm Reduction Approach Webinar is highly recommended
Audience: All health and human service providers, including Peers Workers