PrEP is Effective

PrEP is Effective

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On Behalf of Dan Wohlfeiler All, As most of you know. I've been working closely with the dating site,  Daddyhunt, to produce a web series that incorporates a storyline on PrEP, STDs, having an undetectable viral load, and condoms.  Taking advantage of the fact that the cast was all there, we made five PSAs (with input from many of you) encouraging gay men to make the choice of strategies that's right for them, in addition to getting tested. The first PSA, "The Right Choice," has gotten 125,000 views between Facebook and YouTube in the first ten days. The second one, "PrEP is Effective," has just been up for two hours and has gotten about 2000 views. You can find all the links and more background information here: http://www.ncsddc.org/DHPartnership. Links to specific PSA's:…
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CASA AR Case Manager San Ysidro Health Center

CASA AR Case Manager San Ysidro Health Center

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San Ysidro Health Center, Inc. - Casa, AR Under the direction of the Medical Case Manager Supervisor, the CM Patient Navigator conducts outreach to identify qualifying individuals for linkage to medical case management, Covered California, Medi-Cal and/or Ryan White. The CM Patient Navigator directly provides health education and referrals to HIV positive patients in the agency’s caseload. Maintains program records and performs a wide variety of patient care activities as needed. Represents SYHC HIV Department’s programs and services in the community, interacting and networking with community service agencies that provide services to HIV positive individuals and their families. Cultivates and maintains communication and networking with multi-ethnic organizations in the HIV/AIDS community. Maintains confidentiality at all levels. CASA AR Case Manager San Ysidro Health Center    Coordinate and maintain linkages with…
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One Tough Pirate

One Tough Pirate

Seasons of Pride
One Tough Pirate – Bob Bowers, also known as "Da Pirate," is a 25-year thriving survivor of HIV/AIDS. Bob is a well respected National youth HIV/AIDS educator in schools and colleges. He is also the Founder and President of HIVictorious, Inc.  Recently, we get a chance to chat with Bob about life, tats and more . . . Tell us a little about you I was infected in 1983.  While my family and friends knew my status, I kept a low profile because of the various stigmas associated with being POZ.  I got married the first time in 1990 – we were a sero-discordant couple and we worked through those challenges. In 1999, my best man died – he was my 40th friend to die from AIDS – it was…
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Brooklyn NY HIV Outreach Specialist Youth LGBT

Brooklyn NY HIV Outreach Specialist Youth LGBT

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HEAT/SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Brooklyn, NY Provide comprehensive case management and referral services to HIV infected adolescents and young adults (ages 13-24) at program providing comprehensive medical, mental health, and supportive care for adolescents. This position has a specialized focus on engaging young women in care as well as doing field-based outreach with hard-to-engage clients. The program works closely with several HIV+ populations, including: young men who have sex with men (YMSM), young women, youth who are perinatally infected, and transgender individuals. Brooklyn NY HIV Outreach Specialist Youth LGBT Case manager/Outreach worker will engage patients around medication adherence, keeping medical appointments, obtaining more secure housing, achieving educational goals, securing appropriate benefits, etc. Case manager/Outreach worker will: conduct intakes; develop and implement initial psychosocial treatment plans and reassessments; provide education…
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Bay Shore NY PrEP Outreach and Education Specialist

Bay Shore NY PrEP Outreach and Education Specialist

Health, Jobs, Youth
LGBT Network - Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth; The Long Island LGBT Center; Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE-LI); Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) - Bay Shore, NY Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) has an immediate opening for a Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Outreach and Education Specialist. The principal roles of the PrEP Outreach and Education Specialist are: to engage high risk young gay and bi-sexual men and adult transgender women and provide them with information about the medication Truvada (PrEP) with the aim of connecting candidates for this medication to clinicians for PrEP prescription and medication management; and provide informational sessions to clinicians aimed at increasing their knowledge about the utility of PrEP in lowering the risk of HIV infection with the aim to facilitate more…
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Indianapolis IN HIV STD Counselor and Tester

Indianapolis IN HIV STD Counselor and Tester

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Damien Center - Indianapolis, IN The Damien Center is seeking an engaging, out-going, motivated individual for a Part-Time HIV/STD Counselor and Tester. Indianapolis IN HIV STD Counselor and Tester   Responsibilities include: Performing HIV/STD Testing Pre and post-test counseling Preparing test solution and analyzing results Providing crisis intervention as needed Completing data collection, entry and reporting Other duties related to HIV/STD testing The ideal candidate will possess: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience Successfully complete the CDC/ISDH HIV Tester training Experience working with a diverse population Effectively communicate both written and verbally Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel Fluency in Spanish a plus In order to be effective in this position, the best suited candidate will need to have experience in working with…
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Program Manager Diverse and Resilient

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Diverse and Resilient, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI Provides advanced HIV prevention program support to the Director of Programs and manages the HIV prevention program for gay and bisexual men and other related health promotion Milwaukee based programs within the agency with minimal supervision. In achieving the organization's mission of addressing the healthy development of LGBT people in Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Program Manager partners with the Director of Programs to build and maintain collaborative relationships with public, private, and non-profit agencies in the state of Wisconsin (Primarily in Milwaukee) working on HIV prevention and other related health disparities. Further, this position has the responsibility of managing the day-to-day activities of several evidence-based interventions, maintaining program fidelity and managing volunteer and other workers indigenous to communities of interest. This work is exciting,…
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HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) Specialist

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Diverse and Resilient, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI Coordinates access to HIV counseling, testing, and referral services for target populations and provides advanced HIV program support to the HIV Prevention Program Manager. In achieving the organization's mission of addressing the healthy development of LGBT youth and adults in Wisconsin, the Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) Specialist partners with the Program Manager to implement programs to reduce HIV among gay and bisexual men and build capacity in communities and organizations in Milwaukee County. This work is exciting, engaging, varied, and challenging. HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) Specialist REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to HIV Prevention Program Coordinator II and Prevention Manager. May provide work direction to program assistants, clerical staff, interns, or volunteers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs counseling, testing, and referral services to target…
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Data & Compliance Manager

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Diverse and Resilient, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI Manages and maintains a variety of data used in support of disease prevention and health promotion services for intervention, analytical or research projects. In achieving the organization's mission of addressing the healthy development of LGBT people in Wisconsin, the Data and Compliance Manager partners with Program Management and staff to build and maintain databases to track and monitor program processes and outcomes. The Data and Compliance Manager is further responsible for maintaining compliance and reporting with all agency contracts and subcontracts. The Data and Compliance Manager also manages the day-to-day activities of data collection, data entry, data processing, and data security, maintaining program fidelity and other workers who contribute to these efforts within Diverse & Resilient and other partner agencies. This work is…
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Full-Time Health Education Coordinator

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Coppin State University Baltimore, MD The Coordinator will support HIV prevention research, community capacity, and infrastructure building initiatives. The Health Education Coordinator will improve HIV prevention, research and care services to MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) and YMSM (Young Men Who Have Sex With Men) by expanding the network of linkages into care, coordinating community partnerships, and creating and conducting needs assessment for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Full-Time Health Education Coordinator Responsibilities:  Provide and train others in Health Education and Risk Reduction (HE/RR) services using CDC approved curricula and curricula approved by the Department of Health and Human Services. Enroll target population into culturally competent, primary and secondary HIV prevention and treatment curricula. Provide training and technical assistance to health and human services providers…
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