HIV-AIDS Prevention and Treatment for People with Substance Use Disorders – 10 Hours


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Based on two publications, Prevention and Treatment of HIV Among People Living with Substance Use and/or Mental Disorders, and HIV-AIDS Prevention and Risk Reduction for Drug Users, participants will review research findings and literature related to the issue of HIV among people with mental illness and/or SUD, examines best practices, and identifies challenges and strategies for implementation. Participants will also increase their familiarization with a scientifically tested model of community-based outreach to reduce the risk of HIV and other blood-borne infections in drug users.

Hours: 10





  • Issue Brief
  • What Research Tells Us
  • Guidance for Selecting and Implementing Evidence-based Practices
  • Examples of Effective Programs and Strategies
  • Resources for Evaluation and Quality Improvement
  • Overview of NIDA’s Community Based Outreach Model
  • Logistics of the Model
  • CommunityBased Outreach: Accessing and Engaging those At Risk
  • Personal Risk Assessment and Strategies for Risk Reduction
  • Reinforcement and Support of RiskReduction Efforts
  • Logistical Concerns
  • Training and Supervision

Course Ordering Instructions

Regular/free shipping is sent at book rate and takes approximately 5 to 7 days for delivery.
Orders placed after 3:00 p.m. will be shipped the following business day.

E-mail worksheets option

For your convenience, worksheets for this course are available electronically in Microsoft Word.*

*Please Note: When choosing the e-mail option, it will be sent to your e-mail address within the business day it is ordered because worksheets are personalized for security reasons, it is not an immediate download.

We DO NOT offer technical support.