Using Staff Training to Motivate and Support HIV Integration in Homeless Service Settings
Our trainings are offered in Massachusetts and across the country. Originally funded as a special project by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, we now offer our training, resource and technical assisatnce services on a consultant or fee basis. Contact us for more information!
Basics of SH/HIP's Trainings:
- Engaging and participant-centered
- Rooted in principles of adult learning
- Designed to support homeless services staff and other health and human service providers who work with people experiencing homelessness to integrate HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, harm reduction, and overdose prevention into their work with people experiencing homelessnes
- Onsite training at homeless shelters: we can come to your shelter and provide training directly to your shelter's staff
- Offsite training at regional or local venues: we also provide trainings offsite that attract homeless service workers as well as other health and human service providers who work with people experiencing homelessness.
Our trainings address the following topics:
- The Intersecting Risks of Homelessness and HIV
- LGBT Youth Homelessness and Health
- Harm Reduction in Practice
- Viral Hepatitis
- Overdose Prevention and Reversal
- Using Moltivational Interviewing and Stages of Change to Support Change
- Making Better Referrals
- The Stigma of Subtance Use/Mis-Use
- The Specifics of Substances
- Substance Use and Mis-Use
If you have any questions about SH/HIP's trainings, or if you would like to schedule a SH/HIP training at your program, please contact us at SHHIP@healthimperatives.org or call at 1-(800)-530-2770.