2018.06.15.HIV.The Best Defense is a Good Defense


 

***REGISTRATION FOR THIS CONFERENCE IS NOW OPEN FOR WOMEN ONLY***

Walk-In Policy: Participants are welcome to attend the conference as a walk-in (someone that did not pre-register), however, walk-ins will NOT be guaranteed seats or materials. Walk-ins will be asked to wait until the training begins in order to receive training materials and be seated to assure that there is enough room. Plan to pre-register to ensure your attendance.


"The Best Defense Is a Good Offense"

Implications of Substance Abuse,

Mental Health, and Trauma

 

 

Pre-registration is required.

The last day to register is Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 4pm

Date: Friday, June 15, 2018

Time: 8:30am – 9:00am (Breakfast and Registration)

          9:00am – 2:00pm (Program)  

                                                              Location: Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 16703 Fort St, Southgate, 48195                                                                           

Training Description

HIV infection can happen to women of any race, ethnicity, age, or sexual orientation. Protect yourself. HIV could be a result of substance use disorders, or it could be the reason for it. With this subject comes trauma and and a wide range of other factors.
 
"Physical violence, sexual abuse and other forms of childhood and adult trauma are major factors fueling the epidemic of HIV/AIDS among American women. Scientists have known for years that traumatized women are at greater risk of becoming infected."
   
50 percent of all people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide are women
   
27 percent of all U.S. HIV/AIDS diagnoses today are in women
   
77 percent of all U.S. women with HIV/AIDS are black or Latina
   
No. 3 cause of death for U.S. Black women, age 30 to 44 is HIV/AIDS
   
30 percent of American women with HIV/AIDS suffer PTSD (five times national rate)
   
55.3 percent of American women with HIV/AIDS suffer intimate partner violence (more than twice the national rate)
 

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to: 

  1. Understand the prevalence of HIV in Wayne County
  2. Learn way to practice safer sex and prevent the transmission of HIV
  3. Understand the implications of trauma, substance use and mental health as it relates to HIV

Suggested Participants:

Communiy members, substance use professionals, educators, case-managers, social-workers.


Registration Policy

Pre-registration is required. Participants are welcome to attend the training as a walk-in (someone that did not pre-register), however, walk-ins will NOT be guaranteed seats or materials. Walk-ins will be asked to wait until the training begins in order to receive training materials and be seated to assure that there is enough room. Plan to pre-register to ensure your attendance.

The last day to pre-register is Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 4pm.

You will receive a confirmation of your registration via e-mail. If you do not, please contact the DWC Message Center at dwchelp@dwmha.com.


Continuing Education Information

5.0 Continuing Education Credits are approved for this training.  Participants must arrive on time and remain in the training for it's entirety. 

  • Substance Use Professionals 5 non-specific CEC hours are approved by MCBAP for substance use professionals, such as Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC) and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CAADC).
  • Social Workers:  5.0 Continuing Education Credits are approved for this training. 
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional: 5.0 training hours are approved for clinical trainings in the behavioral health field (QMHP)
  • Children's Mental Health Professional: 5.0 training hours are approved for clinical trainings in the behavioral health field (CMHP)

ADA Accommodations

If you have individual requirements or need special services to participate in this training, please notify Tinetra at tburns@dwmha.com. Please make arrangements at least two weeks before the training date.


For technical assistance, contact our help desk at dwchelp@dwmha.com.

If you have questions regarding the training, contact Tinetra Burns at tburns@dwmha.com