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  On-Line Training
Hepatitis C: Basic Facts 2022
This online course provides an introduction to Hepatitis C for practitioners working in the field of HIV services. It provides an overview of Hepatitis C (HCV) that includes the following:

Objectives:
• Key information about the hepatitis virus
• The different types of hepatitis
• Epidemiological data
• Modes of transmission
• Prevention
• Disease progression
• Testing protocols
• Treatment options

Audience:
The target audience is staff and managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program. It is also open to anyone interested in learning about Hepatitis C.

Online Access: Upon registering for this course you will receive an email saying that you have been placed on a waitlist. You will receive your login information within 24-48 hours. Please be sure to check your junk box if you don't receive the email.

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Tina Smith at 608-265-3517 or email tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.
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  On-Line Training
HIV: Basic Facts 2022
This online course provides an introduction to HIV for practitioners beginning to work in the field of HIV services. The course has been developed for HIV service providers in Wisconsin who are providing prevention and care services, although most of the information will be relevant for individuals outside the state, too. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of HIV: key information about the virus, disease progression, transmission, prevention, care, and treatment.

Objectives:
• Describe key characteristics of the virus; including how the virus progresses and the modes of transmission
• Explain HIV testing and testing algorithms
• Describe the HIV prevention and care services available in Wisconsin
• Identify agencies and organizations providing prevention and care services
• Identify populations disproportionately affected by HIV

Audience:
The target audience is staff and managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program. It is also open to anyone interested in learning about HIV.

Online Access: Upon registering for this course you will receive an email saying that you have been placed on a waitlist. You will receive your login information within 24-48 hours. Please be sure to check your junk box if you don't receive the email.

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Tina Smith at 608-265-3517 or email tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.
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  Aug 17, 2022 - Aug 17, 2022     
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM     ADAP Technical Assistance (TA) Meeting
The purpose of the ADAP Technical Assistance (TA) meeting is to discuss policy changes, procedural updates, trends, and to provide support to all disciplines of case managers at our subrecipient agencies.

Audience: ADAP TA meetings are open to all staff who provide support to clients on ADAP, and have been changed to quarterly instead of every two months.
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  Sep 08, 2022 - Sep 08, 2022     Madison
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM     Wisconsin HIV Care Services Collaborative - Annual Meeting
Open to all case manager providers, this one day meeting is designed to provide training around issues relevant to the delivery of case management services.

Audience:
Individuals from agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program that provide case management and support services to people living with HIV in Wisconsin.

Note: Registration/Coffee is from 8:30-9:00 a.m. The meeting will start promptly at 9:00 a.m.

We value inclusion and access for all participants and are pleased to provide reasonable accommodations for full participation in this event. Please contact Tina Smith at tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.
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  Sep 28, 2022 - Sep 28, 2022     
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM     Motivational Interviewing Beginning Skills for Case Managers- Session 1 & 2
Motivational Interviewing Beginning Skills teaches skills and strategies that are derived from the evidence-based practice of motivational interviewing. The training looks at the MI Spirit (values), practitioner behavioral skills (OARS- Open questions, Affirming, Reflecting, and Summary), structure and strategies (creating safety, practicing acceptance, avoiding discord, etc.), 4-Process Model (Engage, Focus, Evoke, Plan), and increasing commitment to healthy behavior change. This training will be contextual and responsive to direct service providers in all forms of encounters (face-to-face, over the phone, via text, etc.)

This training will be led by Shawn Smith of Share Training. To learn more about Shawn, please visit the Share Training website.

Audience:
This training is required for case managers that have no previous motivational interviewing training. Staff and Managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program or those receiving permission from the instructor may also attend.

Please Note:
•This is a live, instructor-led, virtual classroom webinar. Participants are expected to actively participate in all activities. We ask that you block off your calendar, find a private space, and set the expectation that you are not available to work with clients during the training.
• We highly recommend the use of a laptop or desktop computer to participate in the training (versus a tablet or phone) to enable full and active participation.

We value inclusion and access for all participants and are pleased to provide reasonable accommodations for full participation in this event. Please contact Tina Smith at tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.

Pre-Requisites
HIV: Basic Facts
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  Sep 29, 2022 - Sep 29, 2022     Milwaukee
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM     Statewide Action Planning Group Meeting - IN-PERSON Registration
Meeting of the Wisconsin HIV Community Planning Network Statewide Action Planning Group (SAPG)

We value inclusion and access for all participants and are pleased to provide reasonable accommodations for full participation in this event. Please contact Tina Smith at tina.smith@wisc.edu Requests are confidential.

Please Note:
This registration is for the in-person SAPG meeting. If you prefer to attend virtually please register through the SAPG Meeting- Virtual Registration page.

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  Nov 04, 2022 - Nov 04, 2022     
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM     Motivational Interviewing Refresher Training
The Motivational Interviewing Refresher training is a follow-up to the Motivational Interviewing Beginning Skills Training. This training is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to advance individual learning goals.

This training will be led by Shawn Smith of Share Training. To learn more about Shawn, please visit the Share Training website.

Audience:
This training is required for case managers that have completed Motivational Interviewing Beginning Skills. Staff and Managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program or those receiving permission from the instructor may also attend.

Please Note:
•This is a live, instructor-led, virtual classroom webinar. Participants are expected to actively participate in all activities. We ask that you block off your calendar, find a private space, and set the expectation that you are not available to work with clients during the training.
• We highly recommend the use of a laptop or desktop computer to participate in the training (versus a tablet or phone) to enable full and active participation.

We value inclusion and access for all participants and are pleased to provide reasonable accommodations for full participation in this event. Please contact Tina Smith at tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.

Pre-Requisites
HIV: Basic Facts
Motivational Interviewing Beginning Skills - Session 1 & 2
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  Nov 16, 2022 - Nov 16, 2022     
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM     ADAP Technical Assistance (TA) Meeting
The purpose of the ADAP Technical Assistance (TA) meeting is to discuss policy changes, procedural updates, trends, and to provide support to all disciplines of case managers at our subrecipient agencies.

Audience: ADAP TA meetings are open to all staff who provide support to clients on ADAP, and have been changed to quarterly instead of every two months.
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