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HIV Counseling, Testing & Referral (CTR) Services Program: New Provider Training

DATE:  Apr 27, 2021 - Apr 27, 2021
TIME:  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ADDITIONAL DATES:  4/29/2021 9:00:00 AM - 4/29/2021 12:00:00 PM (Day 2)
5/4/2021 9:00:00 AM - 5/4/2021 12:00:00 PM (Day 3)
DESCRIPTION:  This three-day online workshop provides participants with an overview of HIV counseling, testing, and referral (CTR) services in Wisconsin. Participants will learn the target audiences and objectives of the Wisconsin HIV CTR program and the quality assurance requirements of workers providing rapid HIV testing. A combination of activities will give participants opportunities to build their knowledge of HIV statutes, sexual health, safer sex practices, and delivering HIV test results. Participants will also learn how to effectively administer the Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab combo rapid test.

The virtual sessions will be held on April 27, April 29, and May 4 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Objectives:
• Demonstrate required skills for HIV testing, specifically working with the Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab combo rapid test.
• Enhance knowledge of HIV-related statutes, surveillance data, sexual health, and risk reduction practices.
• Practice pre-test decision making conversations and delivering HIV test results.

Audience:
This training is required for prevention workers and PS providers. Staff and Managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program or those receiving permission from the instructor may also attend.

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Jennifer Widholm 608-262-2730 or email jennifer.widholm@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.

Note: While it is possible to join this training by using a smartphone, a laptop or desktop computer is preferred.
SPONSOR:  Wisconsin HIV Program & Wisconsin HIV Training System
EVENT TYPE:  Training
TRAINING MODE:  Virtual
PLATFORM:  Zoom
PRE-REQUISITES:  HIV: Basic Facts
Motivational Interviewing Beginning Sessions- Session 1 & 2
LOCATION:  Zoom: Video Conference
REGISTRATION PROCESS:  Please register for this training online via this website.
REGISTRATION BEGINS:  04/02/2021
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  04/20/2021
REGISTRATION PAGE:  Register
CONTACT PERSON:  Jacob Dougherty
CONTACT PHONE:  (608) 261-9429
CONTACT EMAIL:  jacob.dougherty@dhs.wisconsin.gov
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