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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Sexual Health and Personal Responsibility: The Burden of HIV/AIDS on the African-American Community
3088.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Sexual Health and Personal Responsibility: The Burden of HIV/AIDS on the African-American Community
Mobilizing the African American community around HIV prevention efforts requires the support and involvement of African American community leaders in all walks of life. Sex education and sexual responsibility have become major concerns in the strategies to reducing the high incidence of HIV among the African American community. The purpose of this session is to present innovative strategies that incorporate personal responsibility into sex education, and sexual health for African American community
Learning Objectives: 1. Identify educational strategies best suited for use with large group, small group or individual instruction. 2. Understand the relationship between personal responsibility and the impacts of HIV on the African America Community. 3. Plan meaningful linkage between subject areas of HIV, personal responsibility and the African American community
Moderator(s):Pamela Denzmore, MPH
10:30 AMMyth of the Down Low, Or "Whatever Happened to Injection Drug users and Unfaithful Partners?"  [ Recorded presentation ]
Larry M. Gant, CSW, PhD
10:45 AMCulture of Black Women: Love, Sex, and HIV  [ Recorded presentation ]
Naomi Hall, MPH, MA
11:00 AMRelationship Between HIV Risk, Unmitigated Communion, and Relationship Power in African-American Women
Kanika Harris, BA, Larry M. Gant, CSW, PhD, Carl V. Hill, MPH, Deborah Ann Brodie, PhD
11:15 AMCultural Barriers to HIV-Preventive Behaviors among Haitian Immigrants in Metropolitan Boston  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rebecca R. Cheezum, MPH, Eustache Jean-Louis, MD MPH, Nesly Metayer, PhD, Anna Madison, PhD, Members Metro Boston Haitian REACH 2010 Coalition
11:30 AMOptimal framework for transitioning HIV+ jail inmates to the community: Findings from a National Corrections Demonstration Project grantee
Valorie Eckert, MPH, Helen Lin, MSW, Cicily Emerson, MSW, Guy Vandenberg, MSW, Laurel Cima, MPA, Michael Pendo, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by:Public Health Nursing; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA