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Political, Social & Structural Forces Driving the HIV Epidemic

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Columbia School of Social Work

1255 Amsterdam Avenue

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Columbia School of Social Work's Social Intervention Group (SIG) and two of its training programs: HIV Intervention Science Training Program (HISTP) and the T32 HIV, Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice Fellowship Program, a joint venture with Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; LIVESTREAM AVAILABLE (scroll down for instructions)—REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

NYS-, NJ-, CA- and CT-licensed social workers can earn 1.5 contact hours, for $30 (for other states, please email swope@columbia.edu). Scroll down for more info.

EVENT:
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
ROOM C03
Social Work Building, CSSW
1255 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC

RECEPTION:
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
ROOM 311–312
Social Work Building, CSSW
1255 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC

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Historically and currently, the HIV/AIDS landscape has been borne out of politics, culture, and systems of inequity. Certain populations continue to carry the disproportionate brunt of HIV infection and its consequences. Come see how global leaders in HIV research redress identify key steps to finding a way forward to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic for all. Please also join us at a reception to celebrate the Global Health Center of Central Asia’s 10-year anniversary.

Featured speakers include: Nabila El-Bassel (Columbia University), Judith Auerbach (University of California, San Francisco), Gina Wingood (Columbia University), Kim Blankenship (American University) & Susan Sherman (John Hopkins University)

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PANELISTS

Nabila El-Bassel, School of Social Work, Columbia University (bio)
Judith Auerbach, University of California, San Francisco (bio)
Gina Wingood, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University (bio)
Kim Blankenship, American University (bio)
Susan Sherman, Johns Hopkins University (bio)

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*More Information on Continuing Ed Credits

Learning Objectives:

The participant will be able to:

  1. To identify most salient socio-structural risk factors that are fueling the HIV epidemic among people who use drugs
  2. To describe HIV prevention, testing and linkage to care programs and strategies that are needed to achieve UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals with key affected populations.
  3. To describe HIV treatment and retention strategies that needed to achieve viral suppression among people who use drugs

Continuing Education Contact Hours Information

1.5 live or live on-line contact hours will be awarded for NYS-, NJ-, CA- and CT-licensed social workers. Licensed social workers for other states, please refer to your state licensing agency and/or email swope@columbia.edu. In order to receive your continuing education certificate, you must attend the entire workshop (in-person or via livestream). Certificates will be emailed within 30 days of the workshop. CSSW is an approved NYSED provider for continuing education contact hours and a CSWE accredited institution.

Special Accommodations and Grievance Policy

For information on special accommodations or our grievance policy, click here.

Cancellation Policy

Fees will be refunded less a $5.00 processing fee, if written notification is received by the Office of Professional Excellence up to two weeks prior to the workshop date.

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How to follow on Livestream:

About ten minutes before the event, go to this link:

https://livestream.com/accounts/3727021/events/7841399

All registrants will receive a reminder of this link around 30 minutes before the program starts.

Notes:

  1. Do not open the link in more than one window or you will hear an echo.

  2. Make sure your speaker volume is turned up.

  3. Type your questions for the speakers into the chat.

  4. Ethernet is more reliable than wifi.

Questions on Livestream?

Please contact swcommunications@columbia.edu. We look forward to seeing you on livestream on Thursday, October 26.

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Questions?

If you have any questions about the event, please contact swcommunications@columbia.edu.

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Interested in applying for an MSW?

The application portal for spring and fall 2018 entry into our MSW programs is now open. Request information.


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