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Session: HIV/AIDS, Children, And Adolescents
5013.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
HIV/AIDS, Children, And Adolescents
Children and adolescents either living with HIV or behaviorally exposed to HIV pose unique challenges and developmental concerns, both in the areas of prevention and treatment. Posters in this session will describe determinants of risk behavior among adolescents, pregnancy among adolescent women, and concerns about HIV/AIDS disclosure and treatment among children in various settings.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Assess 4 determinants of HIV-related risk behavior among adolescents. 2. Evaluate the findings of 2 representative samples of children affected by HIV.
Moderator(s):John F. Faber, PhD, LSW
Board 1Decisions For Life: An HIV risk reduction intervention designed by and for high-risk young people (ages 13-24)
John F. Faber, PhD, LSW
Board 2Guardianship planning for children of HIV-infected parents in the United States: Results from a nationally representative sample *
Burton O. Cowgill, MPH, Megan K. Beckett, PhD, Rosalie Corona, PhD, Marc N. Elliott, PhD, Michelle Parra, PhD, Annie Jie Zhou, MS, Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD
Board 3Working during adolescence and emerging adulthood and exposure to older sex partners: Sex risk behaviors among African American youth
Josť Arturo Bauermeister, MPH, Marc Zimmerman, PhD, Yange Xue, PhD, Cleopatra Caldwell, PhD
Board 4Somatic growth and laboratory markers of HIV disease progression in children in the Women and Infants Transmission Study (WITS)
Jack Moye, MD, Margaret Frederick, PhD, Caroline Chantry, MD, Edward Handelsman, MD, Delmyra Turpin, MSN, Mary Paul, MD, Samuel Adeniyi-Jones, MD, PhD
Board 5HIV/HCV risk reduction intervention for young IDUs
Patricia M. Morse, PhD, Edward Morse, PhD
Board 6Unstable housing predicts motherhood among adolescents with HIV
Elizabeth A. Eastwood, PhD, Jeffery Birnbaum, MD, MPH, Patricia Antoniello, PhD, Alexander Kaysin, BA
Board 7Factors Associated with Condom Use among Young Adult Ecstasy Users *
Hugh A. Klein, PhD, Claire E. Sterk, PhD, Kirk W. Elifson, PhD
Board 8An evaluation of a community network model for providing home-based care and family strengthening for HIV-positive children
Joy Amulya, PhD, Melissa Edoh, BS, Pamela S. Van Horn, MEd, Suresh Subramanian, PhD
Board 9HIV prevention for African American adolescents: Abstinence vs. comprehensive sex education
Kaye Sly, PhD, Melvin Davis, PhD
Board 10Disclosure of HIV status to children
Matthew S. Pantell, BA, Carolyn LaMargo, MSW
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Maternal and Child Health; Occupational Health and Safety; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

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