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SCW 4: Partnership: Why it Matters and How to Build It

10:00am - August 11, 2022 thru 11:15am - August 11, 2022 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Central East ATTC
Registration Deadline: August 11, 2022
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DESCRIPTION

This is the fourth and last webinar in a series of virtual events that lead up to a one-day hybrid (in-person & virtual) conference to increase HIV, HCV, STI, Substance Use Disorder, and Mental Health screening.

In partnership with the MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) and the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at John Hopkins, the CEATTC is hosting four lead-in webinars focusing on frontline workers. On Tuesday August 30th, these webinars culminate to an event at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township, PA.

The topics of discussion include the Syndemics of HIV, communication skills and best practices, harm reduction, STI, HCV screening and integrating in primary and HIV care, substance use disorder screening, and mental health screening for suicide. Information on screening will also include an introduction to intervention best practices. The conference series will conclude with a virtual panel discussion on Thursday, September 8th to discuss logistics and administrative issues in implementing strategies from the conference.

Learn more about the August 30, 2022 conference: Ending the HIV Epidemic Conference: Implementing Substance Use, Mental Health, HCV and STI Screening


OBJECTIVES

  • Identify unique challenges if serving individuals at risk of STI/HIV and Substance Use Disorder
  • Discuss three strategies for building a trusting partnership with the individuals you serve
  • Practice three strategies for building a trusting partnership with the individuals you serve

AUDIENCE

Healthcare workers working in the fields of HIV, HCV, STIs, harm reduction, mental health, and substance use disorder.


SPEAKER

Alex Waitt headshotAlex Waitt, MS, MSEd, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and serves as the Co-Project Director for the Central East Addictions Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) and is responsible for the programmatic and administrative coordination of all training and technical assistance for the Central East ATTC Region. He is the spokesperson and liaison to federal, regional, state, and local entities, academic institutions, mental health agencies, etc. Alex also supports the development of other training and workforce initiatives.

 


This training is a collaboration between Mid-Atlantic Education and Training Center and the Central East ATTC.