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Interested in CDC's HIP e-Learning courses? Visit Danya's HIP e-Learning Center to register for:

  • Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS Pre-Course Module) - This training is intended for individuals who will be responsible for conducting the ARTAS sessions with clients, (i.e., Linkage Coordinator). 

  • Couples HIV Testing and Counseling (CHTC) Pre-Course Training - Will give you an overview of CHTC, an approach to HIV Testing whereby two or more people learn their HIV status together. 

  • PCC: An Overview for Managers - This online course was specifically designed to give managers, including program administrators, supervisors and health department monitors, an overview of Personalized Cognitive Counseling (PCC). PCC is an individual-level, single session counseling intervention designed to reduce unprotected anal intercourse among men who have sex with men who are repeat testers for HIV. This online course takes about 90 minutes to complete. HIV counselors who are interested in implementing PCC with their clients should register for the 2-day classroom course by visiting the Training Calendar on www.effectiveinterventions.org.
  • PwP in Action - This 30-minute graphic novel is designed to give staff at clinics, community-based organizations, and health departments a look at one highly collaborative possibility for Prevention with Positives. 
  • Rapid HIV Testing - Will offer an opportunity for HIV Prevention Providers working in non-clinical settings to gain knowledge and skills on administering rapid HIV testing. 
  • RESPECT Online Training Modules - This course has four modules and takes approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes to complete. (Module 1) Purpose/Goals/Theories and Principles of RESPECT (Module 2) Core Elements, Key Concepts and Protocol Overview (Module 3) Conducting a RESPECT Session - Video Mock Session (Module 4) Strategies for implementing with Client Case Studies. 

  • The Prevention Benefit of ART - This course is designed to help clinicians to think about antiretroviral treatment (ART) for people living with HIV as both effective treatment and prevention.
  • VOICES/VOCES - This e-Course is great for both new and experienced VOICES/VOCES facilitators. In this course, you can: watch master trainers lead session and group discussions, learn to lead gender-specific group discussions and improve your facilitation skills. 

More courses coming soon...

Important CDC update on unsupported EBIs/strategies:

  • The CDC's strategy for High Impact HIV Prevention involves prioritizing and implementing an optimal combination of cost-effective, scalable interventions based on the current state of the science.  This shift should help improve the effectiveness of HIV prevention efforts, reduce HIV incidence, and ultimately increase the possibility of achieving an AIDS-free America.  In its ongoing effort to align HIV prevention resources with current surveillance data and this strategy, the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) at CDC will not offer trainings or capacity building assistance on the following evidence-based interventions (EBIs): AIM, ¡Cuidate!, Focus on Youth, MIP, Nia, RAPP, Safety Counts, SHIELD, SIHLE, SISTA, Street Smart and VOICES/VOCES (except when used with MSM).  Some health departments or other funders may continue to support implementation of these EBIs, and the implementation materials for all these interventions will remain on www.effectiveinterventions.org and be available for download. If you have additional questions about this topic, please contact interventions@danya.com.

    CDC's Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) will provide support to their grantees on AIM, ¡Cuidate!, and SIHLE. For further information on DRH's efforts, please contact Trisha Mueller at czj5@cdc.gov.

    ETR Associates continues a body of work related to Focus on Youth. For further information, please contact Nancy Gonzalez-Caro at 1.800.325.3048 Ext. 237 and gonn@etr.org

For more information, please read CDC's Dear Prevention Partner Letter - August 26, 2013. You may also click on the link, DHAP EBI Prioritization Webinar, to view the September 4, 2013 webinar recording.

New Advances in HIV Diagnostic Testing - Training for Health Professionals

An interactive e-Learning tool for clinicians to identify key characteristics and follow-up needs for patients with either positive or negative 4th generation HIV test results. CME/CNE available. Please visit -www.4thGenHIVTests.edc.org.

Added New High Impact HIV Prevention (HIP) Interventions & Strategies: 

Data to Care is a new public health strategy that aims to use HIV surveillance data to identify HIV-diagnosed individuals not in care, link them to care and support the HIV Care Continuum. Please visit the Data to Care homepage.

Social Network Strategy (SNS) for Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) is an evidence supported approach to recruiting high-risk people. SNS is based on the underlying principles that people in the same social network share the same risks and risk behaviors for HIV. Please visit the SNS homepage

Ask, Screen, Intervene (ASI) is a course designed for care providers of persons living with HIV and promotes the use of the clinical encounter for the prevention of HIV/STD transmission. Please visit the ASI homepage

Compendium of Evidence-Based Interventions and Best Practices for HIV Prevention

CDC's Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) Project routinely updates an online Compendium of Evidence-Based Interventions and Best Practices for HIV Prevention by adding newly identified evidence-based interventions (EBI) and best practices that have been scientifically proven to significantly reduce HIV risk or promote HIV care. The compendium comprises three chapters: a new chapter lists best practices for promoting linkage to, retention in and re-engagement in HIV medical care; a chapter lists EBIs for promoting HIV medication adherence among persons with HIV; and a chapter lists behavioral EBIs for reducing sex or drug injection behaviors directly impacting HIV transmission risk.

HIP Spanish Language Content

Homepages and resources are available in Spanish for several of the HIP interventions/strategies. Please visit: https://www.effectiveinterventions.org/es/Home.aspx