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Living Positively with HIV: Follow-Up Counseling Toolkit Training

Follow-up Counseling Toolkit

Publisher:Training materials from International Training and Education Center on Health (I-TECH) and the Tambaram Sanatorium, Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine (India). Counseling Toolkit developed by India Clinical Epidemiology Network (IndiaCLEN) with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC's) Global AIDS Program, India.

Publish Date:December 2008

Duration: 5 days

Languages: English

Intended Audience: Counselors who work with HIV positive clients

Description:

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, it is expected that participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate commitment to prevention with positives and improving the lives of PLHAs (Attitude)
  2. Accept responsibility of the role of the counselor in "Prevention with Positives" (Attitude)
  3. Explain concepts of Follow-up Counseling and Prevention with Positives (Knowledge and Understanding)
  4. Use the toolkit to facilitate PLHA's decision making /promote skill-building for PLHA's regarding how to live positively, disclose to others, deal with stigma and discrimination, engage in safer sex, notify their partner and manage mental health issues (Skills)
  5. Correctly use the tools and techniques to assess their clients and counsel them effectively through each of the six modules (Skills)

The overall goals of the training are that: (1) Counselors will be able to describe the importance of follow-up counseling in terms of improving the lives of PLHAs and stopping the spread of HIV via Prevention with Positives; (2) Counselors will demonstrate appropriate ways to use the follow-up counseling toolkit with HIV+ clients

Files:
  Facilitator's GuideParticipant ManualSlides
Complete Guide / Manual 9.2 MB PDF 8.7 MB PDF 
About This Course 153 KB PDF 130 KB PDF 
Introduction 285 KB PDF  163 KB PPT
Unit 1: Counseling Basics 354 KB PDF 285 KB PDF 130 KB PPT
Unit 2: Follow-up Counseling and Prevention with Positives 510 KB PDF 460 KB PDF 135 KB PPT
Unit 3: Orientation to the Toolkit 733 KB PDF 656 KB PDF 394 KB PPT
Unit 4: Facts You Need to Know 897 KB PDF 845 MB PDF 671 KB PPT
Unit 5: Mental Health 1.9 MB PDF 1.9 MB PDF 1 MB PPT
Unit 6: Telling Your Partner 1 MB PDF 990 KB PDF 577 KB PPT
Unit 7: Safer Sex 1.3 MB PDF 1.2 MB PDF 1.1 MB PPT
Unit 8: Disclosure 1.3 MB PDF 1.2 MB PDF 427 KB PPT
Unit 9: Stigma and Discrimination 1.4 MB PDF 1.2 MB PDF 649 KB PPT
Unit 10: Decision Making Tool 4 MB PDF 298 KB PDF 195 KB PPT
Appendices 220 KB PDF 114 KB PDF 
Toolkit
Facts You Need to Know Flipchart 4.1 MB PDF
Telling Your Partner Flipchart 1.9 MB PDF
Mental Health Flipchart 2.2 MB PDF
Safer Sex Flipchart 2.6 MB PDF
Disclosure Flipchart 1.5 MB PDF
Stigma and Discrimination Flipchart 1.4 MB PDF
Living Positively with HIV: A Follow-Up Counseling Toolkit Compendium of Tools 3.9 KB PDF
Living Positively with HIV: A Follow-Up Counseling Toolkit Disclosure 2.6 MB PDF
Living Positively with HIV: A Follow-Up Counseling Toolkit Facts You Need To Know 3.5 MB PDF
Living Positively with HIV: A Follow-Up Counseling Toolkit Mental Health 5.2 KB PDF
Living Positively with HIV: A Follow-Up Counseling Toolkit Safer Sex 2.9 KB PDF
Living Positively with HIV: A Follow-Up Counseling Toolkit Stigma and Discrimination 2.3 MB PDF