4099.0 HIV Testing and Linkage to HIV Treatment and Care in Jail Settings

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to HIV testing and treatment in jails within the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the role of access to care while in jail, HIV testing opportunities, HIV prevention, unique techniques to explore for successful treatment, and challenges that continue to face among populations who are incarcerated. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to jail settings in the context of the epidemic today. Participants will have opportunities to discuss both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Analyze predictors of HIV testing in jail settings Explore challenges that jail settings face today in testing and treating prisoners for HIV
Kimberly Arriola, PhD, MPH

EnhanceLink: HIV testing and linkage successes
Kimberly Jacob Arriola, PhD, MPH, Anne C. Spaulding, MD, MPH, Shalonda Freeman, PhD and Cristina A. Booker, MPH
Client-centered case management strategies for connecting HIV-positive female detainees to HIV care and social services
Chyvette T. Williams, PhD, Jeanette Bailey-Webb, BS, Marcia Erving, Arlett Brooks, Dorothy Murphy and Lawrence J. Ouellet, PhD
Enhancing Linkages to HIV care for HIV-positive jail inmates: Multisite evaluation findings
Cristina A. Booker, MPH, Sarah Ball, ScD, MPH, Meredith Pustell, BA, Kimberly Jacob Arriola, PhD, MPH, Shalonda Freeman, PhD, Liza Solomon, MHS, DrPH and Anne C. Spaulding, MD, MPH

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Social Work

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

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