National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS
The 2020 National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS (NCSWH)Contains 4 Product(s)
The National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS, founded in 1988, is an annual event that draws more than 600 HIV/AIDS-care social workers and service providers from across the country and nations abroad. The field of HIV/AIDS has dramatically changed from 1988 when HIV/AIDS was a death sentence to 2020 when individuals can live and thrive with HIV. We can see an end to the HIV epidemic in this generation! At our 32nd National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS conference, we will focus on; Social Work Solutions to End the Epidemic. Come join us at the 2020 National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS as we glance at how far we have come and look ahead to an AIDS-free generation together.
2020 NCSWH Pre-Conference Ethics: Implicit bias, ethical dilemmas, and social work policy and practice: HIV/AIDS as a case study.Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/20/2020 at 8:30 AM (CDT)
As social workers engage in organizational and community work, our work also requires self-awareness and the ability to assess implicit and explicit biases. Understanding the role and impact of implicit bias and explicit bias is a critical step towards addressing ethical dilemmas and challenges that can occur at the individual, organizational, or systemic level.
2020 NCSWH Pre-Conference Treatment IS Prevention: Ending the Epidemic through Retention in HIV Care and Medication AdherenceContains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/20/2020 at 8:30 AM (CDT)
This highly interactive (participation is encouraged) 3.5 hour workshop will combine didactic education and interactive exercises. Instructor will teach the concept of strengths-based work with clients, the Motivational Interviewing skills and techniques most useful for building trusting relationships between the clients and clinic, some skills-building strategies to enhance clinic retention, approaches to avoid unhelpful/negative interactions and de-escalation tips with difficult patients, and medication adherence tools.