AIDS Educators available for your group
Posted by on May 7, 2004
Philadelphia FIGHT?s AIDS Education Month In-service Presentation
Every June Philadelphia FIGHT collaborates with human service organizations to present updated HIV prevention and treatment information to agency staff.
This year our theme for the 10th annual AIDS Education Month is We Can Stop AIDS.
The We Can Stop AIDS Presentation covers the following topics:
AIDS and HIV disease statistics (global, national and here in the Philadelphia region)
How AIDS and HIV disease is impacted by poverty, stigma, substance abuse, incarceration;
Preventing HIV disease transmission
The special risk issues facing women, youth and the mentally ill.
Philadelphia FIGHT staff and Peer Educators will travel to your agency or organization bringing refreshments.
Participants will leave the presentation with in depth knowledge of the difference between HIV and AIDS; background on the impact of AIDS worldwide; in depth knowledge of the epidemic in the Philadelphia region and the impact that AIDS is having on Philadelphia community and how to find resources and services for clients who are facing the challenge of HIV disease in their community, their family or themselves. Print materials and resources will be distributed to all participants.
Presentations can be tailored to the specific needs of your agency or organization and last between 1.5 and 2 hours.
Register online at http://www.fight.org/aem or contact:
1233 Locust Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone (215) 985-4448 x. 105
Fax: (215) 985-4952
Please submit your request by May 21st.
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