Healthy Relationships is a 10 hour course, for individuals who are newly diagnosed with HIV, or may be looking for support and skills in coping with their HIV diagnosis. It is typically split up between 2 days. As an evidenced based intervention the objective is to help individuals with the physical, mental, and social challenges that can come from an HIV diagnosis.
The core elements of the intervention are:
- Defining stress and reinforcing coping skills with HIV-positive people across three life areas:
- Disclosing to family and friends,
- Disclosing to sex partners, and
- Building healthier and safer relationships.
- Using modeling, role-play, and feedback to teach and practice skills related to coping with stress.
- Teaching decision-making skills around the issue of disclosure of HIV status.
- Providing participants with personal feedback reports to motivate change of risky behaviors and continuance of protective behaviors.
- Using popular movie clips to set up scenarios around disclosure and risk reduction to stimulate discussions and role plays.
CLEAR – CHOOSING LIFE: EMPOWERMENT, ACTION, RESULTS!
- Is an evidence-based HIV prevention and health promotion intervention with people ages 16 and older living with HIV/AIDS. This intervention is a client-centered program delivered one-on-one using cognitive-behavioral techniques to change behavior. It provides clients with the skills necessary to live their best life and be able to make healthy choices. The goal of the intervention is to help clients maintain health, reduce transmission of HIV and other STIs, and improve their quality of life.
For Prevention Case Management services call (502) 635-4502