The New HIV: Clinical Implications and Ethical Practice for the 21st Century

June 18, 2013          8:30 am – 4:30 pm  

1050 Connecticut Ave NW

10th Floor

Washington, DC 20036

An HIV diagnosis is no longer the death sentence it used to be.  Medical advances have transformed being HIV Positive from terminal crisis to chronic illness.  In this 6 credit workshop,* we will uncover the clinical and ethical issues that arise as mental health clinicians help those affected by HIV to move beyond survival into thriving.

*Workshop includes 3 Ethics Credits and is approved for Social Workers and MFTs; fulfills DC Social Work Board HIV requirements.

Learning Objectives

  • Increase awareness of current trends in HIV/AIDS diagnosis and care
  • Identify clinical issues commonly associated with HIV/AIDS
  • Establish best practices for mental health clinicians working with clients affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Understand common ethical dilemmas that arise in the treatment of clients affected by HIV/AIDS

Cost  $130


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