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First Responders HIV Education and Training Series


In collaboration with the MidAltlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) and STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins, there is an opportunity to attend a Virtual First Responders series. This training will provide education on HIV and any related topics such as linkage to care and field testing. The series will utilize case studies to expand upon specific HIV content foundational for first responders in Pennsylvania. 


  1. Identify social determinants of health as it relates to HIV, Mental Health, and Substance Use.  
  2. Discuss how to screen in the field and what tools are available to first responders.
  3. Identify at least 2 Trauma-Informed approaches when working with these populations.


First Responders


picLaura Hinds, MSW, LCSWis a clinical social worker with experience in medical, behavioral, and mental health settings. Laura has had the pleasure of working with high-acuity special needs populations and their providers for over 22 years. An alumna and instructor at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice for 13 years, and Bryn Mawr’s School of Social Work and Social Research for the past 4 years, Laura has supported the learning and education of new social workers, veterans in the field, and their interdisciplinary partners. With a focus on trauma, human and gender development, racial equity, and crisis intervention Laura supports special needs populations and those who serve them.     



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Starts: Jun. 13, 2023 10:00 am
Ends: Jun. 13, 2023 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline
June 13, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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