3228.0 Comprehensive Approaches to Reducing HIV Among Adolescents

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
This session will focus on HIV risk factors specific to adolescents, intervention methods for HIV prevention among adolescents, and prevention of transmission among HIV positive adolescents.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe appropriate intervention methods for HIV prevention among adolescents. 2. Explain the specific HIV-related risk factors for adolescents. 3. Describe methods for prevention of HIV transmission among HIV positive adolescents.

12:30 PM
Adolescent girls' perspectives on partner abuse and safe sex: Identifying barriers and suggestions for strengthening HIV prevention programs
Anne Teitelman, PhD, CRNP, Loretta S. Jemmott, PhD, RN, FAAN, Therese Richmond, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Annet Davis-Vogel, RN, MSW, CCRC and John B. Jemmott, PhD
12:50 PM
Alcohol use as a predictor of risky sexual practices and psychosocial mediators of HIV/STI-associated sexual risk behaviors among African-American female adolescents
Puja Seth, PhD, Jessica Sales, PhD, Shilpa N. Patel, MPH, Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD, Gina M. Wingood, MPH ScD and Eve S. Rose, MSPH
1:10 PM
Applying Ecological Perspectives to Adolescent Sexual Health: Rhetoric or Reality
Erin Bradley, MPH, Laura F. Salazar, PhD, Sinead Younge, PhD, Nichole Daluga, MPH, Richard A. Crosby, PhD, Delia Lang, PhD MPH and Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: APHA-Equal Health Opportunity Committee, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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