3275.0 Adolescents and HIV

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM
This session will focus on HIV prevention and treatment among adolescents. It will highlight intervention methods that have been effective when working with adolescents.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe methods for HIV prevention among adolescents. 2. Identify methods for HIV treatment among adolescents. 3. Describe important HIV intervention considerations for adolescents.

Board 1
Reducing HIV stigma: Effect of an HIV education program among adolescents in China
Xiaoming Li, PhD, Liying Zhang, MD, PhD and Rong Mao, PhD
Board 2
HIV Prevention for Housing Insecure LGBT Youth
Alison J. Lin, MPH, Marné Castillo, MEd, PhD, Bevin A. Gwiazdowski, Jonathan Ellen, MD and Nancy Willard, MS
Board 3
Building an ecological-developmental model for adolescent HIV prevention: Program participation and family connectedness
Jennifer Sarah Tiffany, PhD, Guillermo Prado, PhD, John J. Eckenrode, PhD, Sara V. Birnel, Yael Bat-Chava, PhD and Amanda Purington, MS
Board 4
Lessons learned from Better Choices for a Better Future (c): A culturally specific substance abuse and HIV prevention curriculum for youth in St.Croix, US Virgin Islands
Averette Mhoon Parker, MD, Warren A. Rhodes, PhD, Jaslene Williams, MSSW, Suzanne M. Randolph, PhD, Patricia Rhymer Todman, PhD, Mesfin S. Mulatu, PhD, MPH, Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, PhD and Rosalind Parker, JD
Board 5
Young motherhood and social functioning among a national cohort of HIV-infected female adolescents in the LEGACY study, USA, 2006
Elizabeth A. Eastwood, PhD, Jeffrey Birnbaum, MD, MPH, Beverly Bohannon, MS RN, John Wheeling, MPH and Ken Dominguez, MD MPH
Board 6
Participant-identified intervention components and facilitator characteristics for an HIV risk reduction program among incarcerated adolescents
Jacob J. van den Berg, PhD, Rosalie Lopez, David C. Dove, PhD, Kathleen Morrow, PhD, L. A. R. Stein, PhD and Cynthia Rosengard, PhD, MPH
Board 7
Gender differences in HIV risk among urban African American youth attending an alternative education program
Monique E. Wilson, DrPH, Steven B. Carswell, PhD, Thomas E. Hanlon, PhD, Kevin E. O'Grady, PhD, Amy M. Watts, MA and Tameca N. Jackson, MSW
Board 9
Eliminating Disparities in España: Applying the ADAPT-ITT Model for the Adaptation of an Evidence-Based US HIV Intervention for Adolescents in Madrid
Nikia D. Braxton, MPH, CHES, Maripaz Bermudez, PhD, Deja L. Er, MPH, Maria Teresa Ramiro Sanchez, PhD and Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Latino Caucus, Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

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